The University of Brawijaya[6] (IndonesianUniversitas Brawijaya, abbreviated as UB), was established on 5 January 1963 and located in Malang. It is an autonomous state university in Indonesia. University of Brawijaya is recognized as one of the elite campuses in Indonesia and consistently ranked 5th in national level by official release from Kemenristekdikti along with University of Indonesia (UI)Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)Gadjah Mada University (UGM), and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB).[7][failed verification] In International level, University of Brawijaya ranked 51st in Asia and 400th Worldwide, thus made University of Brawijaya as one of few Indonesian universities which indexed by QS World University Rankings.[8][failed verification]

University of Brawijaya has 55,469 students from 18 faculties and 221 departments, ranging from the vocational, undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and medical specialist programs.

There are four campuses that UB possesses, two of them are located in Malang at Veteran and Dieng, then the rest are in Kediri and Jakarta. The main campus is located in the western part of Malang City with the total area of 60 hectares. It's a very strategic location and it has a great infrastructure. The campus has pleasant climate with a good amount of trees and fresh air.[9]

Overall, University of Brawijaya owns 9,813,664 m2 or 981 hectares and its endowment fund reached 5.12 trillion Rupiah (US$360 million).[citation needed] University of Brawijaya considered as the second biggest and wealthiest university in the country, after University of Indonesia (UI).[10][failed verification]