Universitas Negeri Malang prides itself as the only Indonesian state-run university whose foundations, vision, mission and purpose aim to help it earn the status of “The Learning University,” by which UM carries out its dual mission as a Learning Organization and Learning Resource.
The history of Universitas Negeri Malang (UM) which dates back to 1954 when it started its debut as a budding tertiary education institution is the oldest and highly credible university in Malang. During the recent decades the university has grown and flourished tremendously; the campus which is strategically located in the hub of the city boasts its huge building and facilities that support and encourage the students to excel academically and be the top achiever in every walk of life.
As part of the effort to earn the coveted reputation of “The Learning University,” the entire civitas academica at UM are working hard to bring their learning spirit in various projects of academic, technological and artistic development and the fruit of their labor are evident in numerous innovations, curriculum developments and empowerment of resources, managerial systems, information and communication system development as well as relentless efforts to strengthen staff members’ religious faith and morality through hard skill and soft skill developments and trainings.
On its 65th anniversary, UM is committed to keep on improving and seeking to live up to the dream of making itself “the Indonesian Guru, Renowned Worldwide.”