Dr. Sidik Jatmika earned undergraduate degree from the Department of International Relations Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta. MA degree in Political Science from Universitas Gadjah Mada and doctorate degree in Sociology from the same university. He has wrote numerous books.
His fields of research are: Government Politics of Middle East, Problems of Developing Country, Political Sociology
Among his research projects are:
1. The Dynamics of Iranian Politics, funded by LP3M UMY , 2000
2. The improvement of learning system for the Politics and the Government of the Middle East Countries course through multi-media practical based in order to enhance the alumni competencies, funded by UMY, 2007.