The Doctoral Program in Social Science of the Political and Governance Science Department FISIP Universitas Diponegoro according to the Letter of Director General of Higher Education Ministry of Education and Culture No: 94 / E / T / 2012 dated on January 17th, 2012; contained the assignment to Universitas Diponegoro to organize a Doctoral Program in Social Science. The assignment was followed up by Undip through the Rector’s Decree No: 555 / SK / UN / 2012 concerning the Opening of the DIS Study Program with 2 concentrations, namely: Political Science Studies and Business Administration Studies. This decision was later updated by the Rector’s Decree No: 1127 / UN7.P / HK / 2016. The DIS Study Program obtained an operational permit through the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education No: 456 / SK / BANPT / Ak-SURV / D / XI / 2014 dated on November 21st, 2014. Currently, the Doctoral Program in Social Science has been accredited A, based on BAN-PT Decree No. 3880 / SK / BAN-PT / Akred / D / X / 2019 which is valid from October 15th, 2019 – October 15th, 2024.