Facts and History

Facts and History

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Surabaya is one of the best science and technology university in Indonesia.

The idea of ​​establishing Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (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.

  • 1957
    August 17th, 1957 – Proposing the establishment of an engineering college foundation (YPTT) in Surabaya by Dr. Angka in Lustrum I PII East Java. 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.
  • 1960
    November 3rd, 1960 – The change of name to Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) with the status as a state university based on The Decree of The Minister of Education and Cultural No. 93667/UU.
  • 1961
    According to The Minister’s Decree No 72 Year 1961, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (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.
  • 1965
    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.
  • 1972
    The Faculty of Architectural Engineering, the Faculty of Exact Sciences and Natural Sciences, and the ITS Head Office were moved to the new campus on Jl. Cokroaminoto 12A Surabaya.
  • 1975
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) has a campus on Jl. Manyar 8 Surabaya and used for the Faculty of Civil Engineering.
  • 1976
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) began to open non-degree programs in several faculties. The first phase of construction of the ITS campus in Sukolilo which used a portion of ADB funds completed in 1980 and was inaugurated on March 27th, 1982.
  • 1983
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) has five faculties, namely the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, the Faculty of Marine Engineering, the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and the Faculty of Non-Degree Technology.
  • 1991
    Changes in the number of faculties became only four faculties, namely the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA), the Industrial Technology Faculty (FTI), the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning (FTSP), and the Faculty of Marine Technology (FTK). ITS also has two polytechnics namely the Shipbuilding Institute of Polytechnic Surabaya (PPNS) and the Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya (PENS) which was previously the Non-Degree Technology Faculty.
  • 1994
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) received ABD loans for the development of all faculties, especially in the field of marine technology focus.
  • 2001
    The formation of a new faculty, namely the Faculty of Information Technology (FTIF) with two departments: Informatics Engineering and Information Systems.
  • 2002
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) consists of five faculties and two polytechnics.
  • 2008
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) was determined as a Public Service Institution (BLU) in accordance with Decree of Minister of Finance No. 363 / KMK 05/2008. There is a change in management patterns, namely from being responsible for the use of funds from the government to become independent institutions by opening opportunities for cooperation at national and international levels.
  • 2014
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) was established as a Legal Entity State University (PTNBH) based on Government Regulation No. 83 of 2014 which carries out a new mandate which is capable of autonomous management in the academic field, operational norms and policies as well as the implementation of the organization, finance, student affairs, manpower, and infrastructure.
  • 2015
    The transition period from BLU to PTNBH, namely the preparation period towards the full management of PTNBH.
  • 2017
    Management of PTNBH Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) in full with new SOTK is accompanied by changes in the number of faculties, which is from five faculties to eight faculties in January 2017 and ten faculties in September 2017.