Universitas Brawijaya (UB) is located in the city of Malang, the province of East Java. Its name is derived from the title of King of Majapahit, a great kingdom in Indonesia from the 12th to 15th centuries.

Malang is the second-largest city in East Java. Located on a plateau with a mild climate, beautiful sceneries, attractive tourism objects, traditional Javanese artistry, and friendly locals, Malang becomes a favorite destination for vacation, traveling, sightseeing, or even staying.

Malang is also known as one of the cities of education since it has various schools and universities that have been trusted to create high-quality graduates. Numerous students who come from various regions in Indonesia and even from abroad choose Malang as a nice place for their studies.

Universitas Negeri Malang (UM) International Programs

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.

Universitas Negeri Malang (UM) International Programs

UB currently offers international programs held in English by partnering with reputable international partners in delivering Double Degree Program for Master and Doctoral degree. This program has been held in UB since 2006.

Study Programs Offered for Master Joint Degree:

  • Mathematic
  • Physic
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical Engineering (including Information Engineering and Computer Science)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (Including Construction Management and Engineering)
  • Plant Science /Plant Biotechnology
  • Agriculture Technology
  • Animal Science
  • Aquaculture and Marine Biology
  • Biomedics
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Management
  • Economic Science
  • Agriculture Economic

Study Programs Offered for Doctoral Joint Degree :

  • Management
  • Business Administration

Foreign international students are welcomed to study in any study programs in UB (undergraduate and postgraduate programs) including the ones which are conducted in Indonesian language. However, admission is subject to availability of the program vacancies, the student meeting the faculty’s admission criteria, and the student’s successful application of a Student’s Pass (STP) from the Immigration office.

International applicants must meet the academic, language requirements and commit to comply with particular regulations of the Indonesian government related to education policy in order to apply for a degree at the University of Brawijaya.

For Undergraduate Program admission:

  • Admission requires good academic performance in high school or college.
  • International undergraduate program applicant should demonstrate English language proficiency minimum International TOEFL (ITP) score of 500 / IELTS overall score of 5.5.

For Postgraduate Program admission:

  • Admission to the Master's program requires a good Honour at Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and in the subject or related discipline.
  • For the Doctoral program, candidates must display an excellent record and capability in conducting academic research. UB is fully committed to scientific advancement. Applicants for Doctoral programs holding international publications are preferred.

Important Information

Please note that the information above is based on an official release in mid-2021. Always check for updates on UB English website at https://ub.ac.id or at UB International Office. Be aware as well that not all information is available in English. Do not hesitate to contact the UB admin or us in Studinesia through the Contact Form to get help for free.

We recommend you ask the administrator of each program about all the details since not all important information is available online in English. Do call or text or email the admin about your questions or inquiries. The preferred tool is using WhatsApp, social media account, and email. Be prepared to have an admin who is not fluent in English, so speak slowly and clearly. Combine the communication with written format to avoid misunderstanding as far as you can.

Bear in mind that all Indonesian higher education institutions are able to accept international students in programs outside the ones labeled as "international programs." That means that those regular programs are held in Indonesian language, and all international students should have sufficient language capability to enter the program. Check these "Indonesian TOEFL" to get more information:

  • UKBI (Uji Kemahiran Berbahasa Indonesia/Indonesian Language Proficiency Test) - information in Indonesian or in English
  • TIBA (Tes Bahasa Indonesia sebagai Bahasa Asing/Indonesian Proficiency Tests) - information in English
  • BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia Bagi Penutur Asing/Indonesian Language for Foreigners) - information in English

Note: This page is updated regularly, please check back for the latest information