Padang is the capital city of West Sumatra, the west side of an island located west of Java. This coastal city is home to almost 1 million people who still hold on to their principles and beliefs throughout their culture-conserving activities. Padang has a special place for everyone, especially its food. Owing to its unique flavor of abundant spices and complex cooking method, “Nasi Padang” is a variety of menu well-known for its taste and can be found everywhere regardless of your place in Indonesia. You might have heard of “Rendang” which once got the honor as the most delicious food in the world!
Andalas University is a public research university located in Padang. Andalas university is A- accredited within the first cluster which consists of prestigious universities in Indonesia by the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education Indonesia. For the medical clerkship program, the Faculty of Medicine Andalas University affiliated with two main hospitals which are The Central General Hospital M. Djamil Padang and Andalas University General Hospital.