Sanata Dharma University (USD) was first established as a Teacher Trainer College in 1955. It was in 1993 the Sanata Dharma Institute of Teacher Training and Education was developed into Sanata Dharma Univeristy. Currently Sanata Dharma runs 8 faculties with 25 undergraduate study programs, 3 graduate programs, 1 professional education program, and 3 certified courses. Recently Sanata Dharma has experienced a lot of progress and development, such as the construction of physical facilities (buildings, laboratories, libraries, and a student center), the upgrading of administration (information system, management, and their supporting units, such as bureaus, centers, or institutions), and the improvement the academic quality, research, instruction, and social service to the community.