In the midst of National Development trotting, the position of information becomes more and more important. The outgrowth of a development is highly determined by the substance of its information that is owned by a country. The progress which is yearned for by a development will be easy to be achieved with the completeness of information . Fast or slow pace of a development is also determined by the speed of obtaining information and the speed of informing it back to the authorities.
The advance in technology has provided an answer to the need of information, a sophisticated computer makes it possible to obtain information quickly, precisely and accurately. The result of the sophisticated information has started touching our lives. The optimal use and utilization of computer can spur the pace of development. The awareness of it which requires the procurement of experts who are skillfull in managing information, and education is one way that must be taken to meet the manpower needs. In this case education is one of ways which must be taken to meet the manpower needs.
Based on this thought, then for the first time in the East Java region, Putra Bhakti Foundation opened Higher Education Computer, “Akademi Komputer & Informatika Surabaya” (Akis) (Academy of Computer & Information Technology Surabaya) on April 30, 1983 by decree of Putra Bhakti Foundation number 01/KPT/PB/III/1983. Its founders are:
Afterward, based on the meeting done by BKLPTS on 2nd - 3rd March, 1984, Akis’ stands for is converted into the “Akademi Manajemen Informatika & Komputer Surabaya “ which is located at Ketintang Baru XIV / 2. On March 10, 1984 it got Operational Permits to organize the management of informatics in the level of Diploma III by decree number: 061/Q/1984 from the Directorate General of Higher Education through the Coordinator of Kopertis Region VII. On June 19, 1984 Akis got status as REGISTERED by decree from Directorate General of Higher Education number: Akis 0274/O/1984 and its stand for is converted again into the “Akademi Manajemen Informatika & Teknik Komputer Surabaya”. Based on the decree of General Director of DIKTI : 45/DIKTI/KEP/1992, status of DIII Management of Informatics be upgraded to ACKNOWLEGED.
Time goes on, the need for information also continues to rise. Answering this need Akis is upgraded into Higher education by opening a program of Strata 1 and Diploma III in the major of Information Management. And on March 20, 1986 the name of Akis is changed into STIKOM SURABAYA. STIKOM stands for Sekolah Tinggi Manajemen Informatika & Teknik Komputer (The higher school of Informatic Management & Computer Engineering), based on the decree of Putra Bakti Foundation, Number: 07/KPT/PB/03/86 which subsequently obtained the STATUS of REGISTERED on November 25, 1986 by the Education Minister Decree No. S1 0824/O/1986 by organizing educational for S1 and DIII with the major of Informatics Management. Besides STIKOM Surabaya built a new building at Jalan Kutisari 66 which currently becomes campus II STIKOM Surabaya. The inauguration of the buillding was done on December 11, 1987 by Mr. Wahono who became the governor of East Java on that time.
June 19th , 1984
AKIS opened a program of DIII with status REGISTERED.
March 30th , 1986
AKIS was upgraded into Higher education of Informatics Management & Computer Engineering (STIKOM SURABAYA)
December 11, 1987
The inauguration of the buillding STIKOM SURABAYA at Jl. Kutisari 66 Surabaya by Mr. Wahono who became the governor of East Java on that time. Opened major in DI computer Accounting.
opened major in DI Computer Financial / Banking
January 1st, 1992
opened major in S1 Computer Engineering with status REGISTERED
November 1st, 1994
Opened major in DI Multimedia Graphics Computer
May 12, 1998
STIKOM SURABAYA opened 3 new majors at once. They are:
Separation of DI Multimedia Graphics becomes D1 Graphics and D1 Multimedia. And also changing of DII Multimedia Graphics into DII Graphics and DII Multimedia.
Opened DIII Printing & Packaging Computer.
August 13th, 2003
Strata 1 Computer Engineering changes into Strata 1 Computer System based on a letter from the DIKTI about permit extension of its organizing with no: 1904/D/T/2003.
September 2nd , 2003
Opened manjor of DIII majoring in Computer of Prinitng and Packaging.
March 3th, 2005
Diploma III Computerized Accounting got a permit extension based on a letter from DIKTI about about Operation Permit with number : 644/D/T/2005.
May 10th, 2005
DIII Multimedia Computer got a permit extension based on a letter from DIKTI about about Operation Permit with number : 1402/D/T/2005.
January 16th, 2006
Diploma III modern Computer Secretary & Office Sekretari & Perkantoran has changed its name into Computerized secretarial and Office based on the letter from DIKTI about permit operational permit number: 75/D/T/2006.
November 8th, 2007
Opened major of S1 Visual Communication Design.
Opened major of S1 Information System - Accounting Computer Specialist
September 4th, 2014
Based on the Ministry of Education and Culture Decree No. 378 / E / O / 2014, the STIKOM Surabaya transformed into the Institute with the name of the Institut Bisnis dan Informatika Stikom Surabaya.
The study program organized by the Institut Bisnis dan Informatika Stikom Surabaya is as follows:
1. Economy and Business Faculty:
2. Technologi and Informatics Faculty: