LabSosio was founded in 1987 although it was only inaugurated by the Rector of the Universitas Indonesia on August 12th 2009 based on Rector’s decision no. 992/SK/R/UI/2009 about the Establishment of the Institution Name within the Universitas Indonesia. LabSosio was established as a mean of research for sociologists in conjunction with teaching activities. Through this activity, the sociologists are trying to implement a variety of empirical and theoretical knowledge of the problems and issues of social change in the undergoing transition Indonesian society. Since 2018, LabSosio UI, is a part of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences’ social-political research and development body, the LPPSP-FISIP UI.
Over the years, LabSosio built partnerships and mutual cooperation with stakeholders, ranging from planning agencies at the local, regional, and national institutions to community organizations (civil society organizations). Similar efforts are also made to private companies and multilateral development and international agencies.
Our interests and common objective is directed to the fairer, higher levels of prosperity and more democratic political, social and cultural development.