Diponegoro University Vocational School makes synergy between universities a strategic step to realize standard indicators of work achievement. For this reason, the UNDIP Vocational School has expanded collaboration with various agencies, including universities. AMNI Semarang Maritime University is the university the UNDIP Vocational School targets to establish cooperation in maritime and logistics. Dean of the Undip Vocational School, Prof. Dr. Budiyono, said that the cooperation was related to the tridharma of higher education. “For example, supporting research, training, and education, as well as developing human resources in the maritime sector,” he said on Tuesday, March 5, 2024.

The UNDIP Vocational School aims to collaborate with the AMNI Semaranga Maritime University to produce graduates who are competent and highly competitive in the world of work and industry. According to Prof. Budiyono, this inter-campus collaboration was carried out in the Applied Undergraduate Study Program in Logistics Management and Administration and the D4 Study Program in Shipping Construction Engineering Technology. Both study programs are closely related to maritime and logistics aspects. Through this collaboration, students will be able to understand more about the modern logistics industry, especially in extensive goods delivery services, cargo, international shipping, integrated transportation, and various other maritime aspects. It also concerns training and obtaining certification in the marine sector.

Prof Budiyono confirmed that this strategy is significant in the practical education of logistics management and administration students. Apart from that, it can link theory and practical experience and provide relevant and oriented education to modern industry. Collaboration is carried out to complement and increase existing resources, not to compete with each other.