The Psychology Undergraduate Study Program (S1) of Unika Soegijapranata was established in 1984. At that time the Psychology Study Program was still the only study program at the Faculty of Psychology. Since 2014 the Faculty of Psychology, Unika Soegijapranata Semarang consists of 3 study programs, namely the Psychology Undergraduate Study Program (S1). Psychology Masters Program, and Professional Psychology Masters Program
Taking into account the important role of psychology in the life of society, in 1982/1983 the Chancellor of the Soegijapranata Catholic University, Dr. A. Soerojo, and the Vice Chancellor II, A.Widanti Soebijanto, SH, tried to develop the university with the assistance of Drs. Darmanto Jatman, SU, (UNDIP), Dra. Frieda NRH (UNDIP), Drs. Eddy Hendrarno, SU (IKIP SEMARANG), Drs ML. Oetomo (RSJ, KRMAT-MAGELANG) to establish the Faculty of Psychology. His efforts first began by approaching Kopertis Region VI Central Java, ISPSI Central Java branch and the Faculty of Psychology, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. The desire to establish the Faculty of Psychology was successfully realized and officially operated on August 6, 1984.
The Faculty of Psychology holds a Psychology Study Program with a Bachelor’s Degree (S-1) established in 1984 with an operational permit from Kopertis Region VI Number 927/K/14.12/Kop.VI/V/1984 dated 18 May 1984.
After improving itself and entering its third operational year, the Faculty of Psychology received REGISTERED status with the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia No. 0530/0/1986 dated August 4, 1986.
Decree of the Director General of Higher Education No. 75/DIKTI/Kep/1992 dated April 2, 1992, the Faculty of Psychology, Soegijapranata Catholic University obtained the status of RECOGNIZED.
On May 16, 1995, with the issuance of the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education Number 122/DIKTI/Kep/1995, the Faculty of Psychology, Soegijapranata Catholic University had the status of EQUAL, and has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board (BAN) with the status of ACCREDITED (B), SK Minister of Education and Culture No. 78/D/0/1997 dated 17 November 1997.
In 2003, the Faculty of Psychology received the Decree of the National Accreditation Board for Higher Education Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia No. 019/ BAN-PT/ Ak-VIII/ 2003 concerning Study Program Accreditation Results and Ranks for Undergraduate Programs in Higher Education. From the decree, the Faculty of Psychology, Unika Soegijapranata Semarang, has a new status of ACCREDITED with an A grade.
In accordance with the existing provisions, 5 years after obtaining accreditation, namely in 2008, the study program reaccreditation is being proposed. In 2007 the Faculty of Psychology was one of the faculties at Soegijapranata Unika which had received an ISO 9001:2000 certificate.
In 2008 RE-ACCREDITATION was carried out at the Psychology Faculty with a B score, in 2014 the Psychology Faculty was in the Re-Accreditation process and got a B result. Then in 2015 the psychology faculty re-accredited and got a B grade.
To become a meaningful psychology academic community for multicultural society with a biopsychosocial approach based on Christian values: love, justice, and honesty