The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) is one of the faculties at the Jakarta State University (UNJ) which has the duties, authorities and responsibilities in providing education and science development in the MIPA and MIPA fields. FMIPA UNJ was born in 1999 based on Presidential Decree (Keppres) No. 093/1999 dated August 4, 1999, and the inauguration was carried out by the President of the Republic of Indonesia on August 31, 1999 at the State Palace. The birth of FMIPA UNJ began with the change of the Teacher Training and Education Institute (IKIP) Jakarta to become UNJ in the same year.
IKIP Jakarta in its early history was a transformation and amalgamation of the Faculty of Education (FIP), the University of Indonesia (UI), the Teacher Education Institute (IPG) and other educational instruments and systems based on the Decree of the President of the Republic of Indonesia Number 1 of 1963 dated 16 May 1963.
The change of IKIP Jakarta to UNJ was followed by the change of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Education (FPMIPA) to FMIPA which manages educational and non-educational undergraduate (S1) study programs covering Study Programs: Mathematics Education, Mathematics, Physics Education, Physics, Chemistry Education , Chemistry, Biology and Biology Education.
In 2012, FMIPA UNJ was mandated to manage, implement and develop the field of further education at the Masters (S2) level based on the Decree (SK) of the Director General of Higher Education No. 2244/E1.3/HK/2012 dated November 9, 2012. The Master’s Program of FMIPA UNJ includes the Study Programs: Master of Mathematics Education, Master of Physics Education, Master of Chemistry Education and Master of Biology Education.
Furthermore, in 2013, FMIPA UNJ was also given the mandate to manage the Computer Science Study Program based on the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education No. 82/E/O/2013 with operating license No. 138/KPT/I/2016 together with the permit for the implementation of the Statistics Study Program from the Director General of Higher Education No 52/KPT/I/2016.