Prof. Dr. Sofian Effendi

Professor of Public Policy, Gadjah Mada University

Sofian Effendi

Dr. Effendi has accumulated a total of 35 year of solid experience working in various teaching, top university management, and in the national government of Indonesia. He has served 6 years in policy making positions at the national bureauracy, among others as Assistant to Minister of the State for Science and Technology, Assistant to Secretary of the State, and Executive Secretary of the National Research Council. In 1998 Dr. Effendi was appointed Head of the National Civil Service Agency, that is responsible for the management of 4.1 million civil servants of the country. During his tenure at NCSC, he spearheaded the formulation of a national agenda for Indonesian civil service reform, and was responsible for the introduction of a new legal framework for a meritocratic public bureaucracy.
See his curriculum vitae.

Graduate Program of Public Policy
and Administration
Jalan Prof. Sardjito
Yogyakarta 55281, INDONESIA
Phone: +62-274-563825
Fax: +62-274-589655
e-Mail address:

Jalan Mpu Tantular DP III/419
Pringwulung, Condong Catur
Yogyakarta 55283, INDONESIA
Phone: +62-274-560164


  • 1966
    BA Hon. (Public Administration), Gadjah Mada University.
  • 1968
    Drs. (Public Administration), Gadjah Mada University.
  • 1975
    MPIA (Economic and Social Development), University of Pittsburgh, USA.
  • 1978
    Ph.D (Public Affairs), University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Academic Honors

  • 1972-1974
    Fulbright Scholar
  • 1974-1977
    Rockefeller Foundation Fellow
  • 1989
    Fulbright Research Fellow

Prof. Organization Memberships

  1. Member, the Society for International Development (SID)
  2. Member, the Eastern Region Organization of Public Administration (EROPA)
  3. Member, the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  4. Member, Policy Study Organization (PSO)
  5. Chairman, the National Association of Public Administators (PERSADI)
  6. Vice Chairman, the Indonesian Association of Social Sciences (HIPIIS)

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