Gajayana At a Glance

Gajayana University of Malang (GUM) is a private university founded by the Gajayana Education Foundation. Before becoming a university, it was an academy of business management and accounting. In the latter’s fourth year of operation, in 1984, it changed into a school of economics. Two years later, on 20 May 1986, it changed into a university, and has kept the status until the present time.

The university’s vision is to make itself an institution of higher education with excellence and quality, as well as a centre for the development of science and technology that is based on Indonesian values and culture towards the improvement of the nation’s competing power. Its missions are (1) to provide education that produces graduates of high quality, refined behaviour, and competitive and adaptable qualifications; (2) to develop and employ science, technology, and human resources sustainably in providing education and conducting research; and (3) to serve the community which promotes the improvement of life quality.

GUM is committed to teaching, researching, and serving the community. It offers degrees at graduate and undergraduate levels. The graduate level constitutes Master of Management and the undergraduate one, which involves a combination of coursework and research and is locally called Sarjana, includes Sarjana of Economics, Engineering, Computer, Letters, and Psychology. Details follow:

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The course is accredited by the Indonesian National Accreditation Body for Tertiary Education, with the issuance of the Decree of Accreditation numbered 002/BAN-PT/Ak-X/S2/V/2012. It offers concentrations in the management of finance, marketing, strategies, banking, human resources, education, manufacture, and government. It is run with the support of teachers having PhD degree, constituting full-time teachers of GUM and part-timers hired from leading public universities. It is also supported with the provision of facilities that include air-conditioned lecture rooms; a study room with references, textbooks and journals; lecture modules; library with more than 6000 publications; a computer room; internet access; LCD; and research data analysis and consultation service.


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Sarjana of Economics is an undergraduate degree awarded by Faculty of Economics and Business. This faculty has three departments: Accounting, Management, and Development & Banking Economics. These departments are all accredited by the Indonesian National Accreditation Body for Tertiary Education with the issuance of Decrees of Accreditation numbered 157/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-XVI/S/VII/2013, 28/BAN-PT/Ak-XII/S1/IX/2009, and 145/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/V/2014 respectively. The Department of Management awaits the issuance of current decree of accreditation dated 2015.

Teachers at the faculty have PhD and Masters Degrees. Most of them are also practitioners (accounting, banking, business, and taxation), certified tax consultants, economy observers, and successful entrepreneurs. Teaching and learning process in the faculty follows a competency-based curriculum carried out interactively. The implementation of the curriculum is supported with the provision of laboratories (accounting & taxation; management of entrepreneurship, marketing, production, finance, and human resource; banking; and econometrics), study rooms, and a centre for accounting and taxation development. The faculty develops collaborations with other institutions to facilitate students to do some internship.

Sarjana of Engineering and of Computer are awarded by Faculty of Engineering and Informatics. The faculty has three departments: mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and information system. They are accredited by the Indonesian National Accreditation Body for Tertiary Education with the issuance of Decrees of Accreditation numbered 468/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/XII/2014, 151/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-XVI/S/VI/2013, and 257/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-XVI/S/XII/2013 respectively.

The faculty employs teachers with PhD and Masters Degrees awarded by both domestic and overseas universities. Department of Mechanical Engineering has orientation toward energy conversion which covers renewable energy, thermal and fluid machineries, engineering mechanics, structural dynamics and statics, fluid mechanics, fuel, and combustion techniques. Meanwhile, the orientation of the Department of Electronic Engineering is the design of industrial energy system, instrumental electronics, and informatics telecommunication implemented in both manufacturing industries and telecommunication. The Department of Information System aims at producing graduates with the skills of developing information system and computer software based on internet technology.

Sarjana of Letters and of Psychology are awarded by Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences. This faculty has two departments: English Language & Literature and Psychology. Both are accredited by the Indonesian National Accreditation Body for Tertiary Education with the issuance of Decrees of Accreditation numbered 010/BAN-PT/Ak-XIV/S1/VII/2011 and 029/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/I/2015 respectively.

Teachers at this faculty have PhD and Masters Degrees awarded by both domestic and overseas universities. Some of them are also practitioners (translators, interpreters, counsellors, trainers, psychologists, and consultants). The Department of English Language and Literature offers subjects not only on linguistics and literature but also on practical skills demanded at work places, like Business English, Practical Secretary, English for Tourism and Hotels, English for Banking, Language Teaching Methodology, Translation, Computing, and foreign languages (French and Japanese). The provision of language laboratory, self-access centre, psychology laboratory, and centre for psychological consultation services enhances the quality of educational services provided by this faculty.


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For further information, please contact:

International Cooperation Office, Gajayana University of Malang

Contact person: Dr. Sri Wahyuni

Telephone: +62 341 562411, 570059

Fax: +62 341 582168

Mobile: +62 85714825672