Pakuan University (Unpak) is a continuation of the University of Bogor (Unbo) which acting for almost two decades until 1980. Some private universities in 1977 fuses with this university is the Academy of Tourism, IKIP PGRI, Foreign Language Academy, the Secretary of the International Management Academy and the Academy of Islamic Studies with a loss of Higher Education Foundation organizers Bogor (YPTB).
November 1, 1980, Bogor University officially changed its name to the University under Yayasan Kartika Pakuan Siliwangi Pembina Pakuan University (YKS-PUP), the new foundation set up by Yayasan Kartika Siliwangi in lieu YPTB as written in Decree No. Skep/27/YKS/VIII-A/10/1980. The name change was approved by the Notary Mohamad Adam, SH
In 1980 Unpak has 4 (four) faculties, namely Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, and Faculty of Literature. One year later opened the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and an Engineering Diploma Program of Land Surveying and Mapping; at that moment there are 14 (fourteen) majors. In accordance with the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture Decree no. 00330/0/1984, the number of majors in environmental Unpak amended, and to 21 (twenty one) majors in 1997.
Based on the decision of the Governing Body meeting YKS-PUP October 23, 2002 which confirmed the Notarial Deed. Supiah Nurbaiti, SH. 6 dated 2 November 2002, YKS-PUP changed its name to Foundation Pakuan Siliwangi (yps). This new foundation has been to break away from the organizational relationship with Yayasan Kartika Siliwangi in Bandung.
In 2007 this organization has been operating permit diperbaharuinya Studies Program at the University Pakuan by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI) were 24 undergraduate study programs, so that 100% Pakuan Studies Program at the University has had the operational license.
That same year the Directorate General of Higher Education has been issuing operational permits the implementation of the New Course is a course management (S2), Primary School Teacher Education (S1), Financial Management and Banking (D3), Computer Engineering (D3), Management Information (D3) . In 2008 the Faculty of Literature open a new study program that is of Communication Studies (S1). Until now Pakuan University has Graduate Program (S2) with 4 (four) Program of Management Education, Population and Environment Education, Legal Studies and Master of Management. Undergraduate Program (S1) and Diploma III (D3) belonging to the 6 (six) faculties, namely: Law, Economics, Teacher Training and Education, Literature, Engineering and Mathematics and Natural Sciences.