It represents the followers of Prophet Muhammad’s teaching


Muhammadiyah was found in 1912


It represents a pledge in Islamic teachings, that is a testimony that there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is the messanger of God


It represents struggle of justice and prosperity in the form of clothing and food.

Besides, it represents the paddy attitude:

”The more it is full of grains, the more it bows”

Short History of UMM 

The University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) was founded in 1964 and was one of the charity efforts of Muhammadiyah.
At that time, UMM had just opened three faculties, including; LawEconomics and Teacher Training and Education (Islamic Education Department).
During the years 1968-1975, UMM opened two faculties which were Social and Political Scienceand Islamic Studies.
In 1975-1977, UMM opened two more faculties Agriculture and Engineering.
The number of faculties then remained the same until 1983.
During the period 1983 to 2000 UMM opened several faculties including: PsychologyAnimal Husbandry, D-3 Nursing and Medical.
The Pharmacy program then became part of the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2007.
Furthermore, in 2009 the leader of UMM merged the Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry-Fishery which became the Faculty of Agricomplex to accord with a consortium of Agricultural Sciences.

As one of the leading universities in East Java, UMM were now able to manage more than 18,000 active students who came from all parts of Indonesia.
UMM also included international students from Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, and East Timor.
Although UMM is an Islamic university the religious background of students is not an issue.
Many UMM student’s religion extends across HindusBuddhistsChristian, and Catholic.

UMM are always updating facilities to enhance the student’s learning experience: building development lectures, laboratories, facilities of computer, intranet access  and internet usingoptic fiber and hotspot areas.
In addition the university developed a digital library which is equipped with online journals,audio-visual, and other scientific information resources which incorporated the Indonesian Digital Library Network (IDLN).

UMM developed several business units which are expected to create financial help for the university without burdening students with high tuition fees.
Some units are already running a profitable business which include: UMM PressBook Store,UMM DomeHotel University Inn, and a motorcycle shop.
In the near future UMM have plans to build a Teaching HospitalPetrol StationSimple Rent Student HousingShopping Mall and others.

The History of UMM

The University of Muhammadiyah Malang was found in 1964 and initiated by the figure of Muhammadiyah Leadership in Malang.
At the beginning the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) was affiliated with the University of Muhammadiyah Jakarta established by Yayasan Perguruan Tinggi Muhammadiyah Jakarta with the Deed of Notary R.Sihojo Wongsowidjojo in Jakarta No. 71 on June 19 1963.
At that time the University of Muhammadiyah Malang had three faculties: Faculty of EconomicsFaculty of Law, and the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education which included the Islamic Education Department.
The three faculties obtained the registered status from Education and Culture Ministry,Direktorat Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi, in 1966 by the Decree Number 68/B-Swt/p/1966 dated December 30 1966.
On July 1 1968 the University of Muhammadiyah Malang officially separated from the University of Muhammadiyah Jakarta (UMJ).
The management was separated by Yayasan Perguruan Tinggi Muhammadiyah Malang by the Deed of Notary R. Sudiono No. 2 on July 1 1968.
Furthermore, the Deed of Notary updated with the Notary G. Kamarudzaman No. 7 on June 6 1975 and updated again with the Deed of Notary Kumalasari S.H No. 026 on November 24 1988 and was registered in State Court Malang No. 88/PP/YYS/XI/1988 on November 28 1988.
In 1968 UMM added the Faculty of Social Welfare which became affiliated with the Faculty of Social Welfare of UMJ.
This became the fourth faculty at UMM.

The Islamic Education Department enrolled as the Faculty of Islamic Studies (Faculty of Tarbiyah) which was under the protection of the Religious Ministry.
In 1970 the Faculty of Tarbiyah obtained the same status as the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) from the Minister of Religious Decree Number 50 Year 1970.
That same year the Faculty of Social Welfare also changed its name to the Faculty of Social Science and Social Welfare Department.
In 1975 the Faculty of Social Science officially became independent (separated from UMJ) with the Registered Decree Number 002 A/1/1975 on April 16 1975.

During the years 1977 to 1980 more faculties were added to UMM which included: the Faculty of Engineering in 1977, Faculty of Agriculture in 1980, and the  Faculty of Animal Husbandry.
From 1983 to 1993 UMM added new departments and improved the status of existing ones.
In 1993 the University of Muhammadiyah Malang opened Post Graduate Programs such asMasters of Management and Masters of Sociology.

Up to the academic year 1994/1995 the University of Muhammadiyah Malang had nine faculties and 25 departments for Graduate Programs, two Masters Programs and one Diploma Program (D3-Nursing).
From 1983 to 1994 the most significant developments occurred.
From then on the development of UMM was very impressive and included improving the status of departments, the improvement of administration, the addition of facilities and the enlargement and improvement of staff quality in administration and academic.
In 2009 UMM merged the Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Animal Husbandry-Fishery which became the Faculty of Agricomplex in order to accord with the consortium of agriculture science.

There are three available campuses to support the teaching-learning process: Campus I in Jl. Bandung No. 1, Campus II in Jl. Bendungan Sutami No. 188a and Campus III in Jl. Raya Tlogo Mas.
To develop the quantity and quality of academic staff UMM employed young lecturers from various well-known universities in Java and improved the quality of the lecturers through funding for further studies both in Indonesia and abroad.

Finally the University of Muhammadiyah Malang transformed into the university of choice for students owing to its hard work.
UMM was recognized by Koordinator Kopertis Wilayah VII, through his speech at a Graduation of University of Muhammadiyah Malang on July 11 1992, that UMM had turned into a great university and had a prosperous future.

By continuously improving the University of Muhammadiyah Malang it became proud but humble and was ready to face the future for “mencerdaskan kehidupan bangsa”- educating the people of the nation and “membangun manusia Indonesia seutuhnya” – developing the Indonesian people to be dignified and compatible with other countries.


To become the best university in developing the sciences and technology based on the Islamic values.


a.        To conduct quality education.

b.        To conduct research and community service to improve human welfare.

c.        To carry out trustworthy university management.

d.        To organize the academic community to live Islamic life so they can be good role models for others (uswah khasanah).

e.        To organize mutual co-operation with other parties in terms of science and technology development.

Organization Outline
University of Muhammadyah Malang

PP Muhammadiyah
Advisory Board
University Senator

University Level
Vice-Rector I
Head of Academic Administration Bureau
Head of Devisions
Head of Administrations
Vica Rector II
Head of Financial Administration Bureau
Head of Devision
Head of Administrations
Head of General Administration Bureau
Head of Devisions
Head of Administrations
Head of International Cooperation Bureau
Vice Rector III
Head of Student Affairs Bureau
Head of Devisions
Head of Administrations
Human Resources Development
Academic Quality Assurance
Agency of Campus Development Planning and Control
Agency of Prosperous Mosque
Internal Control Agency
Agency of Consultation Legal Aid
Directorate of Research and Community Service
ICT Service Center
Language Center
Institute of Culture
Institute of Assessment & Empowerment of Women and Child
               Technical & Operational Unit
Student Admission Unit
American Corner
Landscaping Care Unit
Indonesian Foreigner Speakers Course
                          Guidance and Counselling Unit
               Profit Center
Hotel University Inn
UMM Dome
UMM Publishing
Motor Service Center “Yamaha”
Foreign Language Course
UMM Medical Center and Pharmacy

              Study Center
Biotechnology Research Center
Islamic and Philosophy Study Center
Environmental Study Center
Horticulture Research Center
Management Development Center

Territorial Study Center
Center of Science and Technology Demonstarion
Center For Energy Enviroment And Regional Development [CCERD]
                          Intellectual Property Rights Center [SENTRA HKI]
              Other Units
                     Grant Program Coordination Unit (UKPH)
                     Dormitory Management Unit
                          Pension Fund Management Unit

Faculties Level
   Post Graduate
Vice-Director I
Vice-Director II
Head of Programs:
Masters of Management
                     Masters of Sosiology
                     Masters of Islamic Studies 
Masters of Agribusiness
Masters of Educational Policy and Development
                     Masters of Law
Masters of Psychology
Doctoral – Social and Political Science
Deans of Faculties:
Health Science
Teacher Training and Education
         Islamic Studies
Social and Political Science
Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
     Vice Dean:
Vice Dean I
Vice Dean II
Vice Dean III

Study Programs Level
Head of Study Programs
Diploma of Nursing
Medical Education Program
Profession Physician
Islamic Education (Tarbiyah)
            Ahwal Syakhshiyyah (Syariah)
Arabic Language
Social Welfare Studies
Communication Studies
Governmental Science
International Relations
Indonesian Education
Civic Law (PPKN)
English Education
Graduate of Primary School Teacher’s Education
Law Education
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Diploma of Electrical Engineering
Informatics Engineering
Economics and Development Studies
            Diploma of Management, Financial and Banking
Agriculture Product Technology
            Forest Cultivation
Animal Husbandry
Secretary of Study Program
Head of Laboratory
Head of Administration

of the University of Muhammadiyah Malang

Institution Name
University of Muhammadiyah Malang
Founded 1964
Number of Students
20.126  students
(Diploma, Undergraduate, Master, & Doctoral Programs)
Address :

Jl. Raya Tlogomas No. 246 Malang, East Java, Indonesia 65144

Phone: +62 341 46418-19 (Hunting)
Fax.: +62 341 460782

Jl. Bandung No. 1 Malang, East Java, Indonesia 65113

Phone: +62 341 551253
Fax.: +62 341 562124

Jl. Bendungan Sutami 188A Malang,  East Java, Indonesia 65145

Phone: +62 341 551149
Fax.: +62 341 582060