General Lecture “Commercial Passenger / Air Cargo Market Update and Long Term Forecast

Commercial air transport is one among the most affected business sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic. The drop in airline passengers poses great challenges for most if not all existing airlines.
Responding towards the issue, UNS in collaboration with Boeing, holds a General Lecture on Commercial Passenger/Air Cargo Market Update and Long Term Forecast.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn with the biggest air transport company in the world, mark your calendar:

📌 8 March 2022
10 am Jakarta Time (UTC+7)

💻 Zoom meeting platform

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UNS Fintech Center Sharing Session with Erasmus+ Program

Fintech Update – The Center for Excellence (PUI PT) Center for Fintech and Banking Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS Fintech Center) held a sharing session with a European Union (EU) representative for Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, and Asia and two managers of Erasmus+ OPTBANK program from Indonesia and France. The sharing session was held online through the Zoom Cloud Meeting platform on Friday (21/01/2022) and was attended by participants from various universities in Indonesia.

The program was opened by the Vice-Rector for Planning, Partnership, Business, and Information Affairs UNS, Prof. Dr. rer.nat Sajidan, M.Si., invited three speakers. The first speaker from UE representative for Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, and Asia, Destriani Nugroho, explained the processes that Indonesian universities need to go through if they were interested in applying for the Erasmus+ program. Mrs. Desrtriani Nugroho also explained the objectives and types of programs funded by the EU for third-country universities.

The second speaker came from the manager of Erasmus+ OPTBank program Universite de Limoges, Dr. Ruth Tacneng. As program manager and coordinator for European university partners, Dr. Ruth shared her experiences managing the program with other university partners from Europe and Indonesia. She also shared the criteria for awards provided by the EU for Erasmus+ program implementation.

The last sharing was provided by Dr. Putra Pamungkas as the representative from Erasmus+ OPTBank program coordinator for Indonesian university partners. In line with Dr. Ruth’s materials, Dr. Putra also shared his experiences managing the program and the challenges faced during its implementation. He, in particular, emphasized the importance of diversity in university consortiums that want to apply for the Erasmus+ program from the EU.

The sharing session was concluded with a questions-and-answers session led by Dewanti Cahyaningsih. This sharing session is expected to benefit the participants and increase the number of Erasmus+ applications from Indonesian universities, considering its significant impacts on educational development, according to Prof. Sajidan’s explanation in his opening remark.

“Hopefully, this sharing session could benefit all participants, and they could send an application for the CBHE program,” Prof. Sajidan stated. Fintech Media Team

Chief of UNS Fintech Inaugurated as The Youngest Professor in UNS

Fintech Update – The Chief of Center for Excellence Fintech and Banking Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) Surakarta or UNS Fintech Center was officially inaugurated as the youngest professor in UNS on Thursday (30/12/2021). Professor Irwan Trinugroho, Ph.D., was inaugurated as Professor in Financial Management and the 19th Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and 245th Professor in UNS.

In the inauguration ceremony that was held offline and online from the GPH Haryo Mataram Auditorium UNS, Zoom Cloud Meeting, and live broadcast in UNS YouTube channel, Prof. Irwan delivered an inauguration speech on “Finance, Technology, Inclusion and Inequality” that discuss the potential of digital finance and fintech in improving income distribution and financial literacy in the community. Prof. Irwan also mentioned the possibilities of the ‘dark side’ from digital finance and the rampant illegal fintech in Indonesia, which might widen the existing inequality.

In the ceremony attended by professors from national and international universities, partner universities, academic members, and family members, Prof. Irwan also emphasized the importance of fintech regulation to prevent the technological development to be abused as a tool that further marginalized the marginalized people.

Concluding his inauguration speech, Prof. Irwan delivered his gratitude to all people who have supported and assisted him in achieving the Professor at the age of 37 years old. The inauguration ceremony was closed with video profile and prayers.

UNS Fintech Center congratulates Prof. Irwan Trinugroho Ph.D., for his inauguration ceremony as Professor in UNS. Fintech Media Team


Fintech Update – Tuesday, 25 May 2021 Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) Surakarta and PUI-PT Fintech and Banking (UNS Fintech Center) held UNS Digital Innovation Festival 2021 as a closing ceremony of UNS Digital Innovation Challenge; a student competition that invited international student’s innovation and creation in the digital era amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The Digital Innovation Challenge was participated by students from various countries in Asia and offered a total prize of 5,000 USD. The grand closing ceremony started at 07.00 pm (UTC+7) and was held through the Zoom Cloud Meeting and live-streamed in UNS Fintech Center Channel, viewed by at least 300 participants.

The event was opened by the Rector of UNS Surakarta, Prof. Jamal Wiwoho, followed by a signing ceremony for an MoU between UNS and Global Fintech Institute President, Prof. David Lee Kuo Chuen. A representative from the Ministry of Cooperative and Micro and Small Business of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Rulli Nuryanto, delivered a short speech and appreciation from the Miniter of Cooperative and Micro and Small Business for the UNS Digital Innovation Festival. The competition is expected to improve students’ and people’s creativity in developing innovative ideas as the motor of economic activities amid the digital era. Another remark was delivered by the Financial Service Authority (OJK) representative, Mr. Imansyah, the Deputy Commissionaire of OJK Institute and Digital Finance, who shared his support toward digital transformation and its role in Indonesia’s economic recovery.

The overall event was led by Elizabeth Sudira as an MC and Albert Yuwono as the moderator for the talk show with Mr. Paul Schulte, Mr. Dannarjaya, and Mr. Taufiq Arifin, discussing the existence of the global fintech industry. Participants were entertained by Olla Rossa, who sang several songs in between the event. Participants also have an opportunity to join Kahoot! Game and won a special prize from the event committee.

Before the closing, Elizabeth Sudira announced the winners of the UNS Digital Innovation Festival 2021. The winner of creative video, quick pitch, visual presentation, and the main winners. The webinar was attended by national and international participants, which is expected to promote UNS at the international level. Fintech Media Team


Public Lecture Webinar

Update the on-going topics about financial economics through our public lecture session with:

🗣️ Prof. Paresh K. Narayan (Monash University Australia)
As the President of the Asia Pacific Applied Economics Association, Editor in Chied of Emerging Markets Finance & Trade (Q1), and the Managing Editor of Bulletin of Economics and Banking

📌 Friday, May 21th 2021
🕗 01.45 PM WIB (UTC +7)


Meeting ID : 891 1295 6877
Passcode : 212121


What are you waiting for, Let’s regist and join us!



Center for Fintech and Banking Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS Fintech Center)

Hi, we invite you to participate in the UNS Fintech Center Internship Program 2021 👋🏼

The program is open for the following positions:
1. Enumerator (survey)
2. Copywriter
3. Graphic Designer

🗓 Application Deadline:
May 22, 2021

🔻 Application form:

After the wait, now it is the time for you to upgrade your self and we are ready to welcome you. ✨

Let’s make it great!

📲 For further Information, please visit our Instagram official account (@uns.fintechcenter)



As the Covid-19 pandemic challenging every part of our world, any idea and opportunity to solve the problems are worth to discuss, UNS Fintech Center invites you to “UNS Digital Innovation Festival 2021”, the agenda will consists of:
Webinar, Talkshow, Signing MoU, Entertainment, and Awarding Digital Innovation Challenge 2021.

👨🏻‍💼 Opening Remarks:
Prof. Jamal Wiwoho (Rector Universitas Sebelas Maret)

🗣️ Keynote Speakers:
Mr. Teten Masduki (Minister of Cooperatives, Small, and Medium Enterprises of the Republic of Indonesia)
Prof. Wimboh Santoso (Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK))

👥 Other invited speakers:
Prof. David Lee Kuo Chuen (President, Global Fintech Institute)
Mr. Paul Schulte (Founder Schulte Research)
Dr. Pei Sai Fan (Investor and Mentor of Fintech Startups)
Mr. Dannarjaya Harinta Sri (VP Operations and Technology APL (ICIO Community)
Taufiq Arifin (Researcher UNS Fintech Center)

Save The Date!
🗓️ Tuesday, 25th May 2021
🕗 7.00 pm WIB (Jakarta, UTC+7)
Live via Zoom

🌐Registration Link:
FREE, Including E-CERTIFICATE, and get a chance to win DOORPRIZE!

📲 for more information:
WA : 0812-2959-1948
Instagram : @uns.fintechcenter
Twitter : @Fintech_UNS

Sharing session with Erasmus+ OPTBANK participants en

Hi, just want to let you know you’re invited to “InfoDays”

Sharing session with Erasmus+ OPTBANK participants

🗓 April 5, 2021
Monday, 15.00 WIB

Please let me know if you’re able to come 🔻


Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) Project 586032-EPP-1-2017-1-FR-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

“This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This Publication [communication] reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein”

📲 for more information:
WA: 0812-2959-1948
Instagram: @uns.fintechcenter
Twitter: @optbank / @Fintech_UNS
LinkedIn: Erasmus OPTBANK

Strategi dan Implementasi Pemulihan Bisnis, Ekonomi dan Pendidikan

Strategi dan Implementasi Pemulihan Bisnis, Ekonomi dan Pendidikan

Upcoming agenda from Center for Fintech and Banking UNS (UNS Fintech Center) 🔻

Strategi dan Implementasi Pemulihan Bisnis, Ekonomi dan Pendidikan

Opening remark:
Prof. Jamal Wiwoho
(Rector of Universitas Sebelas Maret)

– Ganjar Pranowo (Governor of Central Java)
– Sunarso (President Director of Bank Rakyat Indonesia)
– Irfan Setiaputra (President Director of Garuda Indonesia)
– Didik Hartantyo (President Director of Kereta Api Indonesia)
– Ahmad Erani Yustika (Deputy Secretariat of the Indonesia Vice President)
– Gunawan Sulistyo (General Director of Pegadaian)
– Sajidan (Vice-Rector of Universitas Sebelas Maret)

Don’t miss this opportunity.

Date🗓 Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Start at    ⏰ 19.00 WIB


📝 Registration:
FREE (Include e-certificate)

🌐 Registration link:

📲 for more information:
WA : 0812-2959-1948
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Twitter : @Fintech_UNS
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