Faculty of Sport Science, State University of Yogyakarta ( FIK UNY ) has a fairly long journey. If likened to a man, FIK UNY has entered middle age. A period that shows maturity and soul. However, FIK UNY still continue to develop themselves and always strive to reach achievements.
FIK UNY history begins with the Decree of the Minister of PD & K number 6216 / B dated August 9, 1950 on the establishment of the Academy of Education Djasmani ( APD ) led by W. de Baan , and AR . Tampenawas . This academy becomes Department of Physical Education at the Faculty of Pedagogy section Literature , Pedagogy , and Philosophy , University of Gadjah Mada on October 1 , 1951. On September 19 , 1955, Part Pedagogic Faculty of Literature , Pedagogy , and Philosophy UGM transformed into the Faculty of Education ( FIP ) which has the Department of Education and Physical Education . Faculty of Education UGM transformed into the Faculty of Education ( Guidance and Counseling ) UGM on 1 September 1961. On 1 September 1962, the Department of Physical Education Guidance and Counseling GMU developed into the Faculty of Education Djasmani ( FPD ) UGM with Dean Arma Abdoellah, M.Sc.
UGM Faculty of Education Djasmani evolved into High School Sports ( STO ) Yogyakarta with Arma Abdoellah Chairman , M.Sc. under Presidential Decree No. 23 of 1963. On February 22, 1977 , STO Yogyakarta Yogyakarta be integrated with the Teachers 'Training College Teaching Faculty of Sport Science Teachers' Training College of Yogyakarta . FKIK renamed the Faculty of Physical Education and Health ( FPOK ) Teachers' Training College in Yogyakarta in 1981.
Along with the expansion of the mandate of Teachers 'Training College into the University , the Teachers' Training College , State University of Yogyakarta Yogyakarta become. Faculty of Physical Education and Health as part of the Teachers' Training College Yogyakarta renamed the Faculty of sports Yogyakarta State University ( UNY FIK ). This change occurred in 1998 .
Finally in 2007 a chance reunion Nikken produced kesepatakan between actors in the history of Nikken , that the establishment of FIK UNY established on October 1, 1951 along with the entry of the Department of Physical Education Pedagogy section at the Faculty of Literature , Pedagogy , and Philosophy , University of Gadjah Mada.