Monday, April 17th 2023 became a historic day for Social Anthropology Undergraduate Program, Diponegoro University. On that day, Social Anthropology was informed as the 4th best undergraduate program in Indonesia according to EduRank. This assessment is based on research quality, education quality, citation credits and scientific publications. On the other sides of being ranked 4th in Indonesia after Gajah Mada University, University of Indonesia and Sebelas Maret University, Social Anthropology Undergraduate Program is also recently ranks on the 71st in Asia and 879th in the world.

EduRank is an independent metric-based ranking of 14,131 universities from 183 countries, which uses a proprietary database with an index of 44,909,300 scientific publications and 1,237,541,960 citations to rank universities across 246 research topics. EduRank also considers indicators of non-academic excellence and alumni popularity. This ranking is also supported by the alumni from Diponegoro University who have become public figures, such as Susi Pudjiastuti, Tjahjo Kumolo, H. Soekarwo, and Hendrar Prihadi.

Therefore, with the new achievement for Social Anthropology Undergraduate Program, we hope that it can provide motivation to work even more harder and innovate for all of us.

(by Vania P. Hanjani, S.sos., M.Si.).