To become a leading and outstanding university in the South East Asia in the fields of educational sciences, science, technology, sport, languages and arts by 2020 based on devotion to god almighty


  1. To conduct a good quality of education in several science aspects such as education, science, technology, sports, and arts based on devotion to God
  2. To conduct research activities and spread knowledge, research results and innovative learning at national and international level
  3. To organize public services as an effort to apply education sciences, science, technology, sports, and art for the nations progress
  4. To improve governance system of the University
  5. To improve collaboration of local, national, and international
  6. To expand and implement the policies to become one of the International standard Universities


  1. To create professional experts who upholds high moral standard and who are religious in aspects of education, science, technology, sports, and art based on devotion to God
  2. To generate the graduates who are competitive and adaptive toward  the changes in global environment
  3. To create an intelligent student, trustworthy, healthy physically and spiritually
  4. To produce the scientific work and innovative learning model
  5. To spread out the sciences, research result, and learning model at the national and international level
  6. To increase the quantity and quality of education implementation, science, technology, sports and arts through public services. 
  7. To help society in solving social problems by utilizing research results
  8. To realize a good governance of university (good university governance)
  9. To Implement a quality service according to customer requirements
  10. To Establish a cooperation at the local, national, and international
  11. To realize the superior university in Southeast Asia in 2020
  12. To Establish the academic culture that create a global perspective


"Learn from nature"
The motto means that the scholars of Padang State University are always responsive and proactive to the environment.