The existence of this study program has been legally recognized by the government through the Directorate General of Higher Education by obtaining an operating license courses No. dated September, 5th, 2013 . 1639/E1.3/HK/2013. The lecturers vary with expertises, they are: English Language Education , Translation and Linguistics . This study program has 72 active students . Teaching learnign process are at Unit 2 and the UPY Language Laboratory located in Unit 1. The study program has been carrying out academic activities. To rig the students’ ability in public speaking skills, this study program has held English Presentation Training in collaboration with HMP Prodi PBI UPY inviting elements of leadership, teachers , and the HMP .
To improve the process and learning outcomes, PBI – UPY also optimizes the use of IT including :
- Creating Blog ( pbiupy.blogspot.com ) , this blog is used as a means of promotion courses in Google Search Engine.
- Signing up to social networking accounts with PBI UPY name, the existence of this social media account is needed to accommodate the aspirations of students and the information related to the course.
- Building awebsite ( www.pbi.upy.ac.id ) as the official website of the institution.
- Making a website ( www.voiceofjava.com ) . Websites in used to train students in writing activities (writing ) and journalism . Through this website , students can publish their works.