Our Purpose

Are you looking for a holistic education with a community who cares about you and your personal development as a scholar, leader and citizen? Do you know UPH is the only Christian university in Indonesia with Liberal Arts as our foundation? Come and be part of the UPH family today!

Who, What & Why.

Vision

To be a Christ-centered university founded upon and promoting true knowledge, faith in Christ and godly character aiming to develop God-fearing, competent and professional future leaders through excellent, holistic and transformational education.

Mission

  1. To provide holistic transformational learning rooted in Scripture and a Reformed theological framework;
  2. To contribute to the advancement of knowledge and culture guidance by a biblical Christian worldview;
  3. To participate redemptively in the development of individuals and society for the glory of God.

Goals

  1. Produce graduate as:
    • a scholar exposed to liberal arts education taught from a Biblical Christian worldview;
    • a leader equipped with a vision of transformation;
    • a citizen encouraged to serve God, his country, & his neighbors;
  2. Provides excellence in the academic disciplines and programs of higher education founded upon a Biblical Christian worldview;
  3. Publishes research for the development and advancement of human, knowledge and culture;
  4. Pursues community services for the development of individuals and society according to God’s design.

Graduate Profile & Competencies.

 

Graduate Profile

  1. A scholar exposed to liberal arts education taught from a Biblical Christian worldview;
  2. A leader equipped with a vision of transformation;
  3. A citizen encouraged to serve God, his country, and his neighbors.

 

Graduate Competencies

UPH graduates are able to:

  1. Respond critically, comprehensively and ethically to challenges;
  2. Act as a compassionate agent of change;
  3. Engage, serve and transform society.

Lecturer Profile & Competencies.

 

Lecturer Profile

  1. A mature Christian who embodies the calling to true knowledge, faith in Christ, and godly character, and who embraces UPH Statement of Faith and UPH Vision and Mission;
  2. A professional lecturer who grows toward excellence in teaching, research and community service based upon a biblical Christian worldview;
  3. A role model and leader who shepherds students with a vision to transform the society and nation;
  4. A faithful steward who actively contributes and supports the continuous improvement of services provided by UPH.

 

Lecturer Competencies

UPH Lecturers are able to:

  1. Develop a close relationship with Christ, express, defend and actively share a sound biblical and theological understanding of their knowledge and faith, and demonstrate Christ-like character which is aligned with UPH Statement of Faith and UPH Vision and Mission;
  2. Manage teaching, research, and community service based on a biblical Christian worldview in an excellent, holistic and transformational manner;
  3. Shepherd students and engage them in the transformation of the nation and society for the glory of God;
  4. Grow and apply God-given talents faithfully to improve UPH’s capacity to serve.

History & Symbol.

Founded in 1994 by Pelita Harapan Education Foundation (YPPH), Pelita Harapan University is committed in the field of education. This commitment is reflected in professional management, high-quality faculty and curriculum, as well as scholarships for outstanding students and those in need for financial assistance.

Statement of Faith.

Our mission is to provide holistic transformational learning rooted in Scripture and a Reformed theological framework.
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Liberal Arts as Our Foundation.

Our vision is to provide Christ-centered education that transforms your life. Classes such as Theology and Religion, Philosophy, Language and Life Skills will equip you with theological reflection, critical thinking, linguistic competence, and civic awareness.
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