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University Building Village (Universitas Membangun Desa - UMD) - Raise Neglected Assets through Innovative Collaboration

Published: 18/08/2016

"The active contribution of students in conducting village development is carried out with the discovery of economic potential that is a superior product of the village."

The University Building Program (UMD) approach is a collaborative model developed by exercising the potential of the community service programs from tertiary education institutions – such as community service lectures, field work practices, and similar programs – to contribute significantly to village development.  The UMD aims to mobilise the community service program to better coordinated and focused on supporting local government priorities.


Province of Aceh, West Java, East Java and South Sulawesi.


  • The UMD University of Jember has developed a Village Information System in 161 villages in Bondowoso district and 30 villages in Probolinggo district.
  • The UMD program in West Aceh district succeeded in creating employment opportunities for 122 women through the use of water hyacinth.

For further information about the University Building Program, download the document below.

Profil UMD 0321 NF v.pdf
UMD Alauddin - 1005.pdf
UMD Ar-Raniry - 1005.pdf
UMD Unej - 1005.pdf
UMD unpar - 1005.pdf

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