WELCOME to Doctoral Programme of Social Welfare
The Doctoral Programme of Social Welfare at Universitas Padjadjaran was established in accordance to the Decree of the Minister of Education of Republic Indonesia No. 29/D/O/2011 for the establishment of Study Programme of Social Welfare (Doctoral) at Universitas Padjadjaran. The establishment of this programme aimed to meet the increasing demand of competent Doctor of Social Welfare in the society that are expected to be able to develop existing knowledge, practice, and intervention model in social welfare to investigate, challenge, and solve the issues underlying the social welfare concerns in Indonesia. In addition, the increasing demand of researchers, academics, and social welfare analysist who hold a Doctoral degree has also been influenced by the spread of welfare state, welfare and human rights, and welfare governance issues in the society in which the state and society are responsible for increasing the well-being of their citizens. The Doctoral Programme of Social Welfare at Universitas Padjadjaran has been accredited B by National Accreditation Board for Higher Education in Indonesia.
INTERNATIONAL VISITING PROFESSORS
From September 15th to October 17th, FISIP UNPAD, through Social Welfare Department hosted Professor Mary McCarthy, a Fulbright Specialist from School of Social Welfare, State University of New York at Albany. The main goal of her visit is to accelerate the internationalization of social work education institution through the enhancement of international research and publication. During her stay at FISIP UNPAD, Professor Mary McCarthy has conducted several activities at Social Welfare Graduate Programs.
In mid October 2019, the Social Welfare Graduate Program also hosted Associate Professor Yiyi Chen, Ph.D. from Department of Social Work, National Taiwan University. Professor YiYi came to deliver a guest lecture on social work education in Taiwan, provide consultation for students who select community development topic for their dissertation and discuss about joint research and publication with the faculty.