History Mercu Buana University of Yogyakarta
Mercu Buana University of Yogyakarta (Yogya UMB) which formerly stood by name IPWI (Institute of Agricultural House of Mangala Indonesia), which later changed its name to University House of Mangala (UNWAMA) in 1986 and changed its name to Mercu Buana University in Yogyakarta in 2008.
Name of University House of Mangala (UNWAMA) was born on October 1, 1986 under the auspices of the Foundation House of Mangala. At the time established UNWAMA has three faculties with 4 majors, as rector Prof. Ir. Tjitrorosoepomo kingpin (late) Professor of the Faculty of Biology, University of Gadjah Mada (UGM). As an academic experience, he has laid a strong foundation for the development of UNWAMA.
Entering the age of 7 years (1993) under the leadership of Rector Prof. Dr Soelistyo, MBA (Master of Economics Faculty UGM) UNWAMA to expand by adding new faculties and departments, namely the opening of the Faculty of Psychology and open Studies Program Management and Accounting Studies Program (both under the Faculty of Economics). Starting in 1996 under the Rector Prof. Dr Ir. Mochamad Adnan, MSc Professor of the Faculty of Agriculture and former Rector of the University of Gadjah Mada.
Foundation deems it necessary to change the name UNWAMA be Mercu Buana University of Yogyakarta (Yogya UMB) in May 2008 (SK Yayayasan, and SK Higher Education June 12, 2008). Through the Foundation SK Wangsa Mangala Number: 02 / SKep / Ket / YWM / IV / 2008 dated 1 April 2008 formally University House of Mangala (UNWAMA) changed its name to Mercu Buana University of Yogyakarta (UMBY). Officially on June 12, 2008 approved by the Decree of the Minister of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia Number: 102 / D / O / 2008 concerning the change of name Wangsa University became a university Mangala Mercu Buana Yogyakarta Yogyakarta organized by the Foundation House of Mangala Yogyakarta.
UMB Yogya who has won the trust of society to improve itself by managing its performance to meet the global era in the third millennium. To anticipate the rapid development of science and technology then in 2008 opened a new study program such as: Computer Science, Information Systems, Communication Studies, English and Mathematics Education. This study complements the program Studies Program preexisting namely: S2 Psychology, Psychology, Management, Accounting, Agrotechnology (Agronomy), Animal Industry and Technology of Agriculture.
Vision is trying to achieve is to be a university that is committed to realizing the advancement and welfare of the community in accordance with the ideals embedded in seboyan Angudi Mulyaning Nation (The Pursuit of Excellence). Has an advantage in the field of education and penajaran, research and dedication to masyarakatbaik national and international levels. While UMB Yogya mission is to implement the Tri Dharma College to educate the nation so as to help people to realize their welfare.