Vocational School is an applied science higher education institution which is based on specific and applied skills in science, technology, and arts, as well as generates applied research and activities that benefit the community.
Sustainable research is conducted through persistent efforts to improve the quality of Vocational School as a leading educational institution. Thus, the development of research, technology, and academic quality can be more prepared toward independent and excellent community.
In addition, some of the works produced by the researches conducted by UGM Vocational School are expected to be indicator of the dynamism and commitment of the academic community to the implementation of Three Pillars of Higher Education which can also be the carrying capacity of the emergence of more qualified and worthy research works for national and international publication.
The research program is carried out for 7 months. The series of the creation and implementation of the results of research are carried out in accordance with the guidelines that have been prepared by UGM Vocational School.
Every November, Vocational School routinely holds National Seminar on Applied Technology (SNTT) followed by internal and external lecturers of universities throughout Indonesia. SNTT is an annual event organized by UGM Vocational School in order to accommodate the research that is informed to the public. In this seminar, the results of research from institutions outside UGM are also presented (http://sntt.sv.ugm.ac.id).