Universitas Padjadjaran is a state university in Bandung and Sumedang Regency, Indonesia. Universitas Padjadjaran, or UNPAD, was founded on September 11, 1957, with only four faculties, including the faculty of medicine. The university is currently evolving into one of the best in Indonesia. Padjadjaran University's Faculty of Medicine has introduced Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and the SPICES Method, with RSUP Hasan Sadikin serving as the primary educational hospital.
Hasan Sadikin General Hospital was established in 1923. During the Japanese occupation, it was used as a military hospital known as "Rigukun Byoin". Since Indonesia's independence day, it has been known as "Ranca Bandak Hospital". It was founded in 1954 as the Technical Implementation Unit of the Republic of Indonesia's Ministry of Health. As a class A and the largest hospital in West Java (soon to be a National Hospital Referral), Hasan Sadikin General Hospital serves as a top referral hospital for tertiary health services in the province, as well as a national center of excellence in Nuclear Medicine. Its hospital, which has 996 beds, can offer a wide range of services, including 20 medical specialties and 125 subspecialties.