Degree program in geodesy has been established since 1950 as Geodesy Section at the Institute of Technology, Bandung (ITB) was span off from Civil Section and became a department. Education and training of human resources in support to cadastre works and land administration were the primary thrust of the establishment of the program. Two decades later, in the 1970ies, there were high demands in infrastructure developments that led to numerous surveying projects. Surveyors contributed as supporting roles in various construction works of mainly land transportation (road), irrigation system, and development of new settlement of inhabitation. It was also era when surveying and mapping appeared as individual project. The name of the program changed into Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering since 2003. Later in 2006, the program is structured under the Faculty of Earth Science and Technology.
At present, the following programs are offered:
- Undergraduate (bachelor) degree,
- Hydrographic Surveyor Profession Education,
- Master degree (in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering),
- Master degree (in Land Administration), and
- Doctor degree