The Faculty of Economics and Business Education (FPEB) is one of the youngest faculties at UPI. It was established on October 28, 2008 based on the Rector Decree Number 6067 of 2008. Before becoming a separate faculty, FPEB was a department under the Faculty of Social Sciences Education (FPIPS), namely the Department of Economics Education. The department has four educational study programs and two non-educational study programs. Accounting, Business Management Education Study Program, Office Management Education, and Economics and Cooperative Education. While non-educational study programs are Accounting Study Program and Management Study Program.
The existence of the Department of Economics Education has a long history, starting in 1958 under the name of the Department of Economics and Law under the auspices of the Teacher Education College (PTPG). In 1960 the Department of Economics and Law was developed into two departments, namely the Department of Economics and the Department of Law. In 1962 the Department of Economics changed its name to the Department of EKPA (Economics, Commercial Finance and Administration) under the FKPS (Faculty of Social Sciences Teacher Training) IKIP Bandung. In 1965 the Department of EKPA was developed into three departments, namely the Department of General Economics (Ekum), the Department of Corporate Economics (Ekper), and the Department of Administration under the Social Sciences Teaching Faculty (FKIS).
Furthermore, along with the change of FKIS into FPIPS (Faculty of Social Sciences Education) in 1983, the three majors were combined into one department, namely the Department of Business World Education which has four study programs, namely the Accounting Education Study Program, the Commerce Education Study Program, the Business Administration Study Program. Office Administration Study, and Cooperative Study Program. In addition to the S-1 program, the Department of Business World Education organizes diploma programs, namely the Book Management Education Program (D-3), Business Administration Education Program (D-3), Service Skills Education Program (D-2 and D-3), and Cooperative Education Program (D-3).