Based on Indonesian Higher Education Decree No. 20/DIKTI/Kep/1984, 17 Mei 1984, since 1985/1986 have been open the undergraduate level that was Department of Sociology and Public Administration under the banner of Law Faculty of University of Jenderal Soedirman. in October 21, 1993, according to Educational and Cultural Ministry Decree No. 0377/0/1993, Department of Sociology and Public Administration officially entering new era by creating own faculty that is Faculty of Social and Politics (FISIP). Furthermore, in September 23, 1998 based on the Indonesian Higher Education Decree No. 337/DIKTI/Kep/1998 establish Communication Science and two years latter Department of Political Science was established in February 7, 2000 based on the Indonesian Higher Education Decree.
Since 1994 to 2009, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences have its dean in leading the faculty, which are:
|1.||Sri Maryani, SH||1994 - 1997|
|2.||Prof. Drs. Sumardi||1998 - 2001|
|3.||Drs. Suhari M.Yahya||2001 - 2005|
|4.||Drs. Bambang Kuncoro, M.Si||2005 - 2009|
|5.||Drs. Muslihuddin, M.Si||2009 - 2013|