Faculty of Foreign Languages Mahasaraswati Denpasar University, henceforth called as FBA UNMAS Denpasar (Fakultas Bahasa Asing, literal translation for Faculty of Foreign Languages) is a private higher educational in Bali which is one of the units of Yayasan Perguruan Rakyat Saraswati Pusat Denpasar (a private educational foundation). Currently, officially the study program opened by FBA UNMAS Denpasar today is; 1) English Literature Study Program (S1) and 2) Japanese Literary Studies Program. As an institution of higher education, FBA UNMAS Denpasar has been accredited and for both its English and Japanese Literature is accredited B (very good). Both of these study programs are committed to develop foreign language teaching based on integrated culture development and maintenance in the courses offered.
FBA UNMAS Denpasar is continuing to improve overseas cooperation both in terms of quantity and quality. Our institution also often get visits from overseas institutions, such as Fukuyama University, Niigata University, Jigyou Souzou Daigakuin Daigaku, Miyata Gakuen, etc. The arrival of these agencies aims to include exchange of students, seminars, symposiums, lectures or joint research.
To enhance students’ non-academic activities, FBA UNMAS Denpasar has several students’ activity units which cover extracurricular activities such as arts and culture, sport, environment care, science, English club and Japanese club.
The number of lecturers at FBA UNMAS Denpasar for the two study programs are 50. From 50 lecturers, 8 lecturers have conducted teaching BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing) training that’s training how to teach Indonesian for foreign speaker and 6 lecturers have experience teaching Indonesian language to foreign speakers both in Indonesia and abroad.
To support teaching and learning activities, FBA UNMAS Denpasar has some representative classrooms with air-conditioned classrooms. In addition, this campus is also equipped with Language Laboratory, ICT Labs, libraries and free internet access wifi.