Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology is attached to the history of the struggle for independence of the Republic of Indonesia. The establishment of ITS was pioneered by the independence fighters of the Republic of Indonesia since 1957, involving Dr. Angka Nitisastro, Soedjasmono, Kyai Haji Yahya Hasyim, and supported by Roeslan Abdulgani. To maintain the history of initial names, the word "Nopember" in the abbreviation of ITS was not changed to "November" as the standard vocabulary.
Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) Surabaya is one of the best science and technology university in Indonesia. The idea of establishing ITS was triggered by Ir. Soendjasmono (the vice chairman of PII East Java) in 1954. The idea to establish an university of technology in East Java was presented at PII Conference in Bogor.
August 17th 1957 – Proposing the establishment of an engineering college foundation (YPTT) in Surabaya by Dr. Angka in Lustrum I PII East Java at November 10th 1957. The foundation was inaugurated by President Soekarno by signing the Engineering College 10 Nopember Surabaya Charter. At that time, there are only two departments, namely the mechanical engineering department and the civil engineering department.
November 3th 1960 – The change of name to Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology with the status as a state university based on The Decree of The Minister of Education and Cultural No. 93667/UU.
According to The Minister’s Decree No 72 Year 1961, ITS officially became a university. The first dies natalis based on The Minister’s Decree No 9 Year 1961 fell on the November 10th. The changes of status were also accompanied by additions to five faculties, namely civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, and marine engineering.
The opening of two new faculties, namely the faculty of architectural engineering and the faculty of natural and exact sciences, according to The Decree of The Minister of Education and Culture No 72 Year 1965.
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In Surabaya, you can freely choose the type of transportation to get to the ITS campus. Public transportation in Surabaya has been easily accessed. The trip from Juanda Airport to ITS only takes about 30 minutes by car or taxi. The closest train station to ITS, Gubeng train station, can be reached in less than 20 minutes drive from campus. In addition, also find alternative public transportation ranging from city buses, motorbikes (ojek), and motorbike rentals around Surabaya.
ITS has three campuses located in three different locations, but still in the city of Surabaya. Explore the three ITS campuses and find your home.
The ITS Sukolilo campus occupies an area of 180 hectares and it is the main campus for the teaching and learning activities.
The Manyar Campus is home for the Civil Infrastructure Engineering Department and Vocational Faculty.
The Cokroaminoto campus is used for the Technology Management Masters Program, ITS IKA Office, and several cooperation programs.
Sukolilo | Manyar | Tjokroaminoto
Kampus Institut Teknologi
Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya
Phone: 031-5994251-54, 5947274, 5945472
Fax: 031-5923465, 5947845