Brawijaya University

4.2 out of 5 (43 ratings / 42 reviews) Surabaya, Indonesia
The name Universitas Brawijaya (Brawijaya University) was granted by the President of the Republic of Indonesia through a wire no. 258/K/61 sent on July 11, 1961. This name is derived from the title of Kings of Majapahit, a great kingdom in Indonesia from 12th to 15th centuries.

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The name Universitas Brawijaya (Brawijaya University) was granted by the President of the Republic of Indonesia through a wire no. 258/K/61 sent on July 11, 1961. This name is derived from the title of Kings of Majapahit, a great kingdom in Indonesia from 12th to 15th centuries.


UB is one of the leading universities in Indonesia with more than 60,000 students in various degrees ranging from the Diploma Program, Bachelor's Degree Program, Master's Degree Program, Doctoral Degree Program, and Medical Specialist Program, in 12 Faculties, 2 faculty-level Programs, 1 Vocational Program, and 1 Postgraduate Program.


UB is committed to develop the relevance of research and community services to enhance the quality of education, industrial needs, and human resources.

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Student services

Most of the students of Universitas Brawijaya are Muslim. In the campus of Universitas Brawijaya, there is a central mosque called Masjid Raden Patah and some mushollas in some faculties or departments. Not far from the campus, there is a Buddhist Temple for Buddhists, while for Christian, there is a cathedral on Bromo Street, about 10 minutes away by public taxi.

Housing services

For accommodation, there are several alternatives, namely:

  • A dormitory (for male students) around the students cooperative of Unibraw
  • Boarding houses
  • Rented houses
Neighborhoods where rented houses or boarding houses are available are along Watugong Street, Ketawang Gede, Sumbersari, and Gajayana Street.

Library services

UB Central Library is one of institutional support system that serves to support academic programs of the university as stated in Tridarma Perguruan Tinggi or the three roles of a university (education, research and community service). 

UB Central Library also provides electronic books (e-books), international journals of various, manuals, and so forth.

ICT services

UB provides facilities and information technology based services for faculty, staff and students. This service is aimed to support the activities of teaching and learning of all components of UB.

Medical services

Universitas Brawijaya has a healthcare clinic for students. Students can get healthcare services in reasonable and reachable price for all students. Besides healthcare clinic, there are also several hospitals in Malang, such as Syaiful Anwar General Hospital, Islamic Hospital, Lavalette Hospital, etc.

Student Life

Campus life

UB campus is situated in the city of Malang, East Java, in a strategic location can easily be reached by public transportations. With trees growing in all corners of the campus and the cool air of Malang, UB indeed is a very fresh campus. As a city of education, Malang has been developing rapidly. This seems to be inseparable from the glory of East Java in the past.

Sports facilities

Student Activity Unit (UKM) is the place for student guiding for sports, arts, students press.

  • Volleyball
  • Tapak Suci
  • Merpati Putih
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Inkai
  • Perisai Diri
  • Setia Hati Teratai
  • Perkemi Dojo
  • Pencak Silat Tenaga Dasar
  • Chess
  • BSC (Shooting)
  • Swimming
  • etc.

Student clubs

  • Student Regiment
  • Brawijaya Racana Boy Scout
  • Voluntary Corps/Students Red Cross
  • UB Nature Lover Student Association (IMPALA)


  • Grade A accreditation from National Accreditation Body for Universities, September 11, 2014.
  • Accreditation by The Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow a 21st century organization for Faculty of Economics and Business UB.
  • Accreditation by Asian Association of Schools of Business International for Study Program of Business Administration, Faculty of Administrative Sciences UB.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I think It is the university student who must seek knowledge And the professor and the university also contribute to this matter And the university should listen to the student's ideas and help him in this field The university should provide development ground for its students

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I think I feel unsatisfied, studying in this university during pandemic. You know, during pandemic all courses are online with video conferences. For me that is difficult because I cannot experience the courses directly, which is make my studying performance less efficient, let alone to understand the theories. I should be able to adapt to this situation by now, but the...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Good environment, many opportunities to take on, one of the prestigious universities in the country, decent facility

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia


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