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Universitas Padjadjaran


Program Overview

The Undergraduate Economics Program is committed to producing a professional profile as Economists. Bachelor of Economics graduates, who are professional, globally competitive, and capable of providing answers to economic challenges that affect people well-being and adapting to global development. Graduates of the Economics Program are anticipated to be able to make ideas and solutions for business and government circles, based on their mastery of basic economic principles, mastery of data, and capability to assess and predict economic trends using a quantitative methodology

Based on the Chancellor's Decree No. 1107/UN6.RKT/Kep/HK/2020 of the University of Padjadjaran dated November 3, 2020, the Undergraduate Economics Program replaced the previous Undergraduate Development Economics. The National Accreditation Board for Higher Education determines the accreditation rating of the Undergraduate Economics Program at the Universitas Padjadjaran is 'A' based on decision Number: 753/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-PNB/S/II/2021 and is valid until January 26, 2026.


Students of the Economics Program have a minimum cumulative study load of 144 credits and a maximum of 160 credits scheduled for an 8-semester study period and can be completed in less than 8 (eight) semesters with a maximum study limit of 14 semesters.

In semesters I to IV, students of the Economics Program are required to take a series of Compulsory Courses of 83 credits, including 11 credits of compulsory university courses. In semesters V to VII, students can choose to take internal or external education programs. Students who choose internal education programs will be offered Elective Courses (MKP), which can be taken according to their interests, which in the curriculum are referred to as "Internal Study Programs". Meanwhile, students who take external programs can use their MBKM (Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka) rights by taking courses across programs or universities, either in Indonesia or abroad, or doing activities within the MBKM framework, which can be converted as credits for the course.

In semester V, students are also allowed to carry out KKN (Community Services Program) after taking lectures for a minimum of 80 credits. After attending a minimum of 121 credits of lectures, students must return to the Program in semester VIII to prepare for the final project (a thesis or publication). Before writing a thesis, students must pass a comprehensive exam which is regularly scheduled twice a month. Students can apply for an undergraduate viva after completing the entire series of learning and the final project.

Field of Specialization

The Program offers specialization options for students who are want to focus on a particular field. The following specialities are available:

Development Economics and Public Policy
Human Resources and Labor Economics
Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
Monetary Economics and Financial Sector
Industrial Economics and International Trade


International Program

The FEB Office of International Affairs coordinates the international Program, where the economics students can participate in student exchanges, joint degrees, and double degrees. Student exchange is held for 6 (six) months, and this activity is facilitated by credit transfer. After completing 4-6 semesters in FEB Unpad, students that take the Double Degree scheme will attend lectures at partner universities for several semesters, 2 or 4 semesters depending on the partner university. Double Degree students will get two diplomas from Unpad and Partner University. The Undergraduate International Economics Program students must fulfil the international exposure requirement with a minimum of 70 points. These points can be sourced from several activities: Student Exchange program, Double Degree program, International Summer Program and Conference abroad. Regular class Economics Study Program students can only participate in Student Exchange if they meet the English language proficiency score.

The FEB Office of International Affairs coordinates the international Program, where the economics students can participate in student exchanges, joint degrees, and double degrees. Student exchange is held for 6 (six) months, and this activity is facilitated by credit transfer. Meanwhile, joint degrees and double degrees are carried out with a 3+1 scheme, where students study for 3 (three) years at the Universitas Padjadjaran Economics Program and 1 (one) year at partner universities. International students make up a very important part of the diverse environments of the Undergraduate Economics Program. The transition to studying in another country presents unique challenges and opportunities for learning. Under the Office of International Affairs of FEB Unpad, the international students will be guided by professional staff who are always available to adjust to a new academic and personal environment.

For further information on Undergraduate International Programs, please contact the official website:


Teaching Assistant

While studying, students of the Economics Program can become part of the Teaching Assistant (TA) and Research Assistant (RA). The TA lead practicums in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics for Economics and Business, and Econometrics courses. The recruitment process is organized 2 (two) times a year to find the best candidates who master selected courses and have good public speaking skills. Students can follow Microeconomics and Macroeconomics TA recruitment with a minimum grade of B in each course. The recruitment process for Econometrics TA can be engaged by students who have passed the Introductory Econometrics and Advanced Econometrics courses: Time Series Econometrics or Microeconometrics. The recruitment process of Statistics for Economics and Business TA is suitable for students who have graduated from the respected course. Prospective Teaching Assistants will undergo a series of tests which consists of administrative selection, written tests, interviews, and presentation. The TA of Statistics for Economics and Business must have the ability to use data processing software, such as SPSS and MS Excel, while Econometrics TA must pass the STATA test.



Courses Credit
Introduction to Microeconomics (+ Practicum) 3
Statistics for Economic and Business (+ Practicum) 3
Mathematics for Economics and Business 3
Pancasila 3
Civic Education 3
Indonesian Languange 3
Religion 3
Sports, Art and Creativity 3

Courses Credit
Introduction to Macroeconomics (+ Practicum) 3
Intermediate Microeconomics (+ Practicum) 3
Digital Economics 3
Introduction to Data Science for Economists 3
Public Economy 3
Economy of Indonesia 3
Career Planning 3

Courses Credit
Intermediate Macroeconomics (+ Practicum) 3
Introduction to Econometrics (+ Practicum) 3
Advanced Microeconomics 3
Industrial Economics 3
Financial Economics 3
Natural Resources and Environmental Economics 3
Economics of Human Resource and Employment 3

Courses Credit
Advanced Macroeconomics 3
Development Economics 3
Monetary Economics 3
Economic Planning 3
International Economics 3
Research Methodology 3
Time Series Econometrics atau Microeconometrics (+Praktikum) 3

Courses Credit
Community Services Program 3
Elective Courses 3

Courses Credit
Final Project 6

Courses Credit
Banks and Financial Institutions 3
Digital Finance 3
Economics of E-commerce 3
Public Policy Economics 3
Demographic Economics 3
Health Economics 3
Economics of Entrepreneurship 3
Cooperative and Small Business Economics 3
Tourism and Creative Economics 3
Educational Economics 3
Urban Economics 3
Agricultural Economics 3
Political and Institutional Economics 3
Regional Economics 3
Economics of Regulation 3
Strategy Economics 3
Environmental Valuation 3
Project Evaluation 3
Game Theory 3
Central Banking 3
Multivariate Analysis: Quantitative Methods for Economist 3
Public Sector Planning and Budgeting 3
Comparison of Economic Systems 3
Economic Modelling 3
History of Economic Thought 3
Seminar in Industrial Economics 3
Seminar in Financial Economics 3
Seminar in Monetary Economics 3
Seminar in Development Economics 3
Seminar in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics 3
Seminar in International Trade 3
International Trade Technique 3
Internship in Economics 3

Career Path

The following employment possibilities are available to Economics Program graduates:

Public Policy Analyst
Financial and Banking Analyst
Business Analyst and Market Research


There are three selection options to enroll in this study program, namely SNMPTN, SBMPTN, and SMUP:


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