The Departement Government Affairs and Administration one of the program Faculty of Political Science and Social Science UMY at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY), established in 1986 and obtained the status of Registered based on the Ministry of Education and Culture Decree on February 1, 1990. In line with the achievements shown further gained status “Recognized” by the Decree of the Directorate General of Higher Education Number: 12 / DIKTI / Kep / 1992 on March 9, 1992. In 1995, the Government Science Study Program improved its eligibility with “Equalized” status based on Decree of Directorate General of Higher Education Number: 67 / DIKTI / Kep / 1995. Accreditation Rating B was obtained from the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education by Decree Number 78 / D / 0/1997. The accreditation rank A was first obtained on the accreditation process in 2003 based on Decree No. 045 / BAN-PT / Ak-VII / S1 / XII / 2003. Then in 2009 the Department of Governmental Science regained the accreditation rank A for the second time from the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education by Decree Number: 037 / BAN-PT / Ak-XI / S1 / I / 2009 and in 2012 Department of Government reaccreditation and get the accreditation rating A from National Accreditation Board of Higher Education by Decree Number: 176 / SK / BAN-PT / Akred / S / VI / 2014.

Based on the Academic Business Process and the Quality of Curriculum and Learning Process, the Science Study Program has implemented Competency Based Curriculum (KBK) since 2010 and in 2014 adjusted the curriculum based on KKNI and National Standards of Higher Education (SNPT) 2014 into Higher Education Curriculum (KPT ) focused on optimizing the development of learning process and information system through the activity of learning achievement and competitiveness of graduates, which include improving the quality of practical skills, improving the quality of soft skills, increasing the learning activities with the Student Centered Learning (SCL) model and the efficiency of the final drafting, so that the graduates of Government Studies program is shown in the profile of graduates have competitiveness in the world of work.

UMY Governance Science Program is located at Building E Floor II, UMY Integrated Campus, West Ring Road, Tamantirto, Kasihan, Bantul, Yogyakarta 55183. No. Telephone (0274) 387656 aircraft 121. No.Fax (0274) 387646 with email address: Ilmu Pemerintahan_umy@yahoo.com and website address: fs.umy.ac.id/program-studi/Ilmu Pemerintah /.