Chandra has a Doctoral in finance qualification from Graduate School of Management (now: Putra Business School), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia, the first of higher institution in Malaysia that accredited by ACCSB. He also has Doctoral in Education Management from Jakarta State University, Jakarta, Indonesia with Excellent and the best graduation.

Chandra has about 26 years of Teaching, Research, Training and Consultancy Experience including 10 years served as rector of two different institutions. He also has about five years of Business and Administrative Experience including senior position as a Comptroller.

His research interest would be in Banking and Finance, especially the comparation between Islamic and Conventional Banks in all aspects.


Chandra's expertise is in Finance especially Financial Management and Islamic Finance. But he also teaches Introduction to Business, Management Accounting, Islamic Banking, Corporate Budgeting, Feasibility Study in undergraduate and MBA programmes.


  • Doctoral Degree from Graduate School of Management (now: Putra Business School), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia 2012. Title of thesis: “Non-performing Loans and Bank Efficiency in Conventional and Islamic Banks of OIC Countries”.
  • Doctoral Degree from Jakarta State University (Universitas Negeri Jakarta), Doctor of Philosophy in Education Management (Dr.). Title of thesis: “Self Confidence of Lecturers: Study of the causal relationship between the Self-esteem, Ability to Plan, Self Confidence and Job Satisfaction of Lecturers toward Lecturers Participation in Decision Making Process”.
  • Master Degree from Faculty of Graduate Studies Field: Investment & Banking. Title of thesis, ”The Impact of Funds Portfolio Strategy toward The Branch Profitability at Niaga Bank, Sudirman Branch, Yogyakarta” .
  • Doctorandus (Dutch Degree equivalent to Master Degree) in Business Management of Faculty of Economics the Islamic University of Indonesia, Jogyakarta. My thesis: Feasibility Study of Establishment “Shinta” Three Star Hotel in Yogyakarta”. The best graduate.
  • Bachelor Degree from Faculty of Economics, the Islamic University of Indonesia, Jogyakarta, Field: Business Management. 

Dr. Drs. Chandra Setiawan, M.M., Ph.D

President University Campus, Jababeka Education Park, Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, Kota Jababeka, Cikarang Baru, Bekasi 17550, Indonesia.

Telephone : +62 21 8910 9762-63

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