Department of Mathematics was established in 1961, together with departments of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.  Department of Mathematics is located on building D which has four floors in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) Universitas Indonesia, Depok.

Since 2017, the Department of Mathematics offers Undergraduate Program of Mathematics, Undergraduate Program of Statistics, Undergraduate Program of Actuarial Science, and Master Program of Mathematics.

The vision of the Department of Mathematics: to become a leading institution in the field of mathematics and its applications that are able to play a role at the global level.

The mission of the Department of Mathematics is (i) Producing graduates of the Mathematics Department of FMIPA UI who are superior and able to compete at the global level; (ii) Developing an academic atmosphere and research culture for the advancement of mathematics and its application to produce innovations and solutions that are useful in national development; (iii) Contributing and playing an active role in the development of mathematics and its application at the global level.

Department of Mathematics, Universitas Indonesia offers an Undergraduate Program of mathematics which has been accredited A by BAN-PT and ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA). In 2021, the Undergraduate Program of Mathematics is in preparation for ASIIN international accreditation.  Department of Mathematics supports the Independent Learning Program of the Ministry of Education and Culture (Kemendikbud) through the opening of online courses or Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) which can be followed by domestic and foreign students.

Department of Mathematics currently has 41 academic staff of which 18 of our academic staff are Doctor and 23 Magister.