The Doctoral Study Program in Chemistry at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UGM was established in 1981 under the Department of Postgraduates in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies. The study program was then confirmed by the Decree from the Higher Education Director General of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia, No. 580 / DIKTI / Kep / 1993, September 29, 1993. Since the academic year 2007/2008, according to the UGM Chancellor's Decree on Monodisciplinary Postgraduate Program Number 89 / P / SK / HT / 2006, the Postgraduate Chemistry Study Program is under the Faculty of Mathematics and Science Nature (FMIPA). Graduates of the Doctoral Study Program in Chemistry are entitled to hold a doctorate (Dr.) degree. The current teaching-learning process, research and service in the Chemistry Study Program of FMIPA UGM is taken responsible by 41 permanent teaching staff, of which 14 are professors. and 6 non-permanent teaching staff, of which 4 are professors.
Graduates of the Chemistry Doctoral Program can work, among others, as: