The history of Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Gunung Djati of Bandung can not be separated from the history of IAIN (State Institute for Islamic Studies) SGD Bandung. Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Gunung Djati of Bandung was formally established based on the Decree of the President of Republic of Indonesia Number 57/2005. Meanwhile, IAIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung was established on April 18th 1968/10 Muharram 1388 AH based on the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) Regulation Number 56/1968.
Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Gunung Djati Existed as a result of the demand of Muslims prominent figures in West Java. The Process Began in 1967 when a number of respected figures, like scholars and Muslim intellectuals such as CRC Muiz, KHR Sudja’i, and Arthata along with the consent of the Governor of West Java, took the initiative to form the Preparation Committee for IAIN . This committee was approved by the MORA Regulation Number 128/1967.
Furthermore, under the MORA Regulation Number 56/1968, at the time of the establishment, Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Gunung Djati had only four faculties: (1) The Faculty of Islamic Laws, (2) The Faculty of Islamic Education, (3) The Faculty of Theology in Bandung, and (4) The Faculty of Islamic Education in Garut. The Faculties were located at Jalan Small Lengkong Bandung.In Number 5, 1973, IAIN moved to Number 14 Jalan Tangkuban Perahu Bandung. Since 1974, IAIN has been located on Jalan Cipadung 105 Bandung. Due to changes on the district division in 1970, The Faculty of Islamic Education in Bogor and The Faculty of Islamic Laws in Sukabumi roomates were initially branches of the IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, were integrated into IAIN Bandung. The same was true for the Faculty of Islamic Education in Cirebon roomates added a branch of the IAIN Sunan Gunung Djati London on March 5th 1976.
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