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Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) is one of the best state universities in Indonesia, located in Medan, North Sumatra. Established in 1952 under the name of Yayasan Universitas Sumatera Utara, USU has grown into a leading university that offers various quality study programs. President Soekarno inaugurated USU as the 7th state university in Indonesia in 1957. In 2003, USU elevated its status to become a Legal-Entity State Higher Education Institution (PTN-BH) and became the 5th PTN-BH in Indonesia. With various advantages, such as modern facilities and expert teaching staff, it has become one of the best universities in Indonesia.

The University of North Sumatra

Accredited "Unggul"

BAN-PT No. 1517/SK/BAN-PT/Ak.KP/PT/IX/2022

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Prof. Dr. Muryanto Amin, S.Sos., M.Si

Prof. Dr. Muryanto Amin, S.Sos., M.Si. is a political science professor at Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU). He is also the 16th Rector of USU. Mr. Mury held the position of Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Political Science of USU from 2016-2021.

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USU Vision

To become a university with academic excellence as the advancement of science barometer that can compete at the global level

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Organizing autonomy-based higher education, which is a forum for character development and professionalism of human resources based on empowerment that contains the spirit of democratization of education that recognizes pluralism with an educational orientation that emphasizes the aspects of with an educational orientation that emphasizes the aspect of the search for alternative solutions to actual problems based on scientific, moral, and conscience studies;

Producing graduates who become agents of change as a force of modernization in the life of society at large, with scientific competence, relevance, and competitiveness, as well as behaving in an ethical scholarship; and

Implement, develop, and improve education, research culture, and community service programs to improve academic quality by developing superior knowledge, which helps improve the lives of the broader community.


Delivering qualified graduates who can develop science, technology, humanities, and arts based on religious morals and can compete at the national and international levels;

Conducting innovative research that encourages the development of science, technology, humanities, and arts in national and international scope;

Organizing community service based on reasoning and research work that is useful in advancing the general welfare and intellectual life of the nation and community empowerment in an innovative so that the community can solve problems independently and sustainably;

Improving the quality of learning management continuously to achieve excellence in national and international competition and partnership;

Realizing adaptive, creative, and proactive independence to the demands of society and the challenges of development, both nationally and internationally;

To be a moral and intellectual force in building an Indonesian civil society; and

Developing the potential of students to become human beings who are faithful and devoted to the Almighty God and are noble, healthy, knowledgeable, capable, creative, independent, skilled, competent, and cultured for the nation's benefit.

In realizing the vision, mission, and objectives, Universitas Sumatera Utara implements the BINTANG core values as a guide for the behavior of the entire academic community.

Pious to God Almighty

In the frame of diversity, USU personnel are devoted to God Almighty, always asking Him for all efforts to achieve success, accompanied by a spirit of unity and tolerance between followers of different religions.

Innovative and Integrity

USU personnel realize that innovation is needed in various fields to become a reputable and internationally-recognized university with scientific ethics and professionalism.

Resilient and Wise

USU personnel always keep fighting for their goals while still being wise.

USU Identity

Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) has an identity that includes a status, a position, an anniversary, an emblem, a flag, a hymn, march, and an academic attire, which is listed in Government Regulation No.16 of 2014

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Legal Documentation and Information Network

The Documentation and Information Network of the Faculty of Law, Universitas Sumatera Utara is an information system established by the Faculty of Law, Universitas Sumatera Utara with the aim of collecting, storing, and providing access to legal information and documents related to academic and research activities in the faculty.

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Information and Documentation Management Officer (PPID) is an official responsible for storing, documenting, providing and/or providing information services in public bodies.

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Campus at Padang Bulan

Jalan Dr. T. Mansur No.9, Padang Bulan, Kec. Medan Baru, Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara 20222

Campus at Kwala Bekala

Durin Tunggal, Kec. Pancur Batu, Kabupaten Deli Serdang, Sumatera Utara 20353