Universitas Kristen Maranatha is a university located in private Bandung , West Java , Indonesia. Establishment of Maranatha Christian University is inseparable from the struggle of the students of the Faculty of Medicine Universitas Kristen Idonensia (UKI) Immanuel, amounting to 130 men, who have claimed to break away from Immanuel CIU on July 4, 1964 held at the Lyceum Jln. Ir. H Juanda Bandung . Universitas Kristen Maranatha was carried out because they are very anxious, because of internal problems in the UKI settlement of Immanuel was a dead end, and the figures of the Christian West Java does not look likely to be involved to solve the problem. The students were handed over to the future of their education and intelligence Christian Churches under the auspices of the Council of Churches in Indonesia (DGI).
Various efforts have been done by the students, such as faces and the report to the Minister of PTIP (Universities and Science) and Dr. J. Mena , Deputy Prime Minister for the second time. In addition, Christian Education Agency (BPK) – Jabar also been trying to find a way out placeholders for students, by contacting UKI Jakarta and Universitas Kristen Maranatha Discourse Salatiga , but the attempts were unsuccessful.
Noting the concerns and struggles of the students are very persistent, the Rev.. Gouw Gwan Jang of GKI and Pdt. Jakin Elya of GKP, the intelligence urges Christians to establish a new Christian institution of higher education in Bandung . However, the Christian Association of Indonesian Intelligence (PIKI) new branch in Bandung , newly established on 19 April 1964 . In principle PIKI not help students because it is an “internal affairs” Immanuel UKI.
Universitas Kristen Maranatha
Jalan Prof. Drg. Suria Sumantri 65
40164 West Java
Ph: +62 (22) 201 2186
Fax: +62 (22) 201 5154
Universitas Kristen Maranatha Official Website: http://pmb.maranatha.edu/