HISTORY

                  Chemistry Study Program, Faculty of Sciences and Technology – Universitas Airlangga is located in Surabaya, the second biggest city of Indonesia. The study program was established in 1982 based on SK Dirjen Dikti No. 048/DJ/Krp/1982 and the SK Dirjen Dikti No 117/DIKTI/Kep/1984. Before becoming a study program in Faculty of Mathematic and Science (now, Faculty of Sciences and Technology), the Chemistry Study Program was part of Basic Natural Science Department which belongs to the School of Medicine. This department was established to serve basic sciences for all study program in Universitas Airlangga that need it. Beside School of Medicine itself, there were School of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Veterinary. Later, it became a Study Program under the Faculty of Mathematic and Science.

                The Chemistry Study Programme, Faculty of Sciences and Technology is dailly managed by Department of Chemistry. Besides Chemistry Study Program for Bachelor/undergraduate degree, here in after in the text referred to as Chemistry Study Program, the Departement also manage the Magister of Chemistry Study Program for Master degree. The Chemistry Study Program has five scientific interestgroups: i.e.  Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physical Chemistry.

              During the educational process, chemical studies program has obtained National Accreditation BAN-PT with a rating of A (very Good) in the period of 2006-2011, 2011-2016, and 2016-2021, as well as certified ASEAN University Network-Quality Assessment (AUN-QA) for the period 2015-2019. Obtaining certification AUN-QA has been shown to initiate the chemistry department of the internationalization of education towards the world class University. Since 2016, Chemistry Study Programme has accepted foreign students from Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Brunei Darussalam in AMERTA classes through credit transfer program.