The history and development of the University Graduate Program lasts long and is divided into three periods, namely:

Pioneering Period (1998-2003)

Opening Tadulako University Graduate Program begins with establishing cooperation with universities outside of Central Sulawesi. The establishment and implementation of Urban Management Master Program in 1998, in collaboration with the University of Hasanuddin Makassar, became the inception of the Graduate Program in the University Tadulako Palu. Urban Master Program is managed by utilizing the human resources of both parties. With this partnership, Rector of the University Tadulako appointed Dr. Hj. Sieng David Laratu, M.S. and Dr. Ir. Elim interest Somba, M.Sc. as Coordinator and Secretary of business cooperation EMBA Program together other staff, by the Decree of the Rector of the University of Tadulako Number: 3813/528 / PP / 1998, dated October 3, 1998.

In 1999, the University Tadulako develop cooperation with the Hasanuddin University and the Institute of Public Administration of the Republic of Indonesia for the provision of Public Administration Masters Program. Still

In the same year, the University Tadulako make a memorandum of understanding with the University of Hasanuddin Makassar open Management Master Program.

In 2001, in collaboration with the University Tadulako Makassar State University (UNM) held a Master of Management Education Program. A year later, in 2002, in cooperation with the University of Hasanuddin Makassar expanded with the opening of the Master of Law.

Independent period (2003-2005)

Tadulako always trying to improve the quality of services through improvement of human resources and infrastructure support the learning process since the stand-alone in 1981. With the efforts and willingness are so high, in 2002, the University Tadulako already has qualified human resources (S3) in various fields of science. Facilities and supporting infrastructure is getting adequate education process. With a fairly mature consideration, then the leadership of the University Tadulako graduate program seeks to organize independently. Businesses independently organizing graduate program was started in 2002 by submitting proposals to organize master study program independently to the Minister of National Education Republic of Indonesia.

In 2003, the Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of National Education gave keperca

Yaan to Tadulako University to independently organize three courses, namely:

Management Studies Program, through the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education No. 184 / D / T / 2003, dated January 30, 2003.
Public Administration Studies Program through each numbered SK 2287 / D / T / 2003, dated 5 September 2003
Rural Regional Development Studies Program, and the number 3540 / D / T / 2003, dated 30 November 2003.
Their operating licenses of three courses at once in 2003 to the early implementation of independent study program at the University of Tadulako. Each study program is led by a chairman and a secretary Program. Providing education in environmental studies program is assisted by an administrative staff personnel.

Unification period (2005-present)

Along with kamajuan courses in terms of quality and number of students and in order to meet the needs of stakeholders in the Middle Sulaswesi professional resources, leadership Tadulako uniting the three existing courses in the Graduate Program Tadulako. This period was marked by the publication of the Decree of the Rector of the University of Tadulako No: 3819 / J28 / KP / 2005 on the appointment of the Director and Assistant Director (Assistant Director I and II). Courses that are within the Graduate Program in this period; Management Studies Program, Department of Public Administration and Rural Areas Development Program. In 2006, a third of the study program has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education (BAN-PT) Ministry of National Education.

The need for quality and qualification in almost all institutions in Central Sulawesi continued to rise following the passing of globalization. Tadulako universities, as institutions engaged in education, constantly trying to improve the service by proposing the opening of the Master Program in the field of science that is needed by stakeholders. Businesses that are so hard to produce the opening of three courses on tahun2007; Master of Agricultural Sciences, Master of Agribusiness and Master of Education English. In 2009, the University Tadulako receive operating permits opening of the Master of Science Education. Thus until the year 2009/2010, the University Graduate Program Tadulako have to manage seven courses.

Of the seven existing study programs with almost one thousand (1000) students make the Graduate Program management organization structure had been developed. Since 2010, the Graduate Program is managed by a director and three (3) the Assistant Director (Asiten Director I, II, and III) were determined by the Decree of the Rector of the University of Tadulako No. 212 / H28 / KP / 2010, dated January 11, 2010.

Vision and Mission University Graduate Program Tadulako


2020 Graduate Program in Research UNTAD Reliable oriented to the development of science and technology and the needs of society and capable national and international competence.


1. Organizing based education “risearch findings”
2. Conducting research that excels in the development of science and technology
3. Produce design and provide services to the community-based science and technology excellence

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