The Faculty of Social and Political Sciences


The Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, firstly known as the Faculty of Social Welfare, was established on July 11, 1968. At that time, this faculty was affiliated to the Muhammadiyah University of Jakarta’s Faculty of Social Welfare. In 1970, this faculty was renamed into the Faculty of Social Science and it stood independently from Muhammadiyah University of Jakarta.Based on the Minister of Education and Culture’s Decree no. 022/A/I/1975 dated April 16, 1975, this faculty managed one department only; the Department of Social Welfare which had Registered Status.All of the activities were happened on the building now recognized as the Campus I located at Bandung Street 1 Malang.



Social and Political Sciences


Government Science


Communication Studies




Hubungan Internasional


Location: General Lecture Bulding (GKB) I

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The Department of Social Welfare grew rapidly. /1985. It gained the society’s recognition so that the government through the Department of Education and Culture released the decree no. 0168/0/1982 dated May 10, 1982 which made the faculty gain the Avowed Status. In 1985, the first Department of Social and Political Science Faculty achieved the Equated Status based on the decree no. 0257/10

Since 1985, the department social science change to the faculty of social and political science by adding 2 department there are department of government science and department of communication science. In 1990, department of government science got avowed status and followed  by department of communication science in 1993. In 1993 department of government science was got Equated status and Department of Communication Science in 1995. In 2008, the department of social welfare accredited B with decree BAN-PT Nomor:  018/BAN-PT/Ak-XI/S1/VIII2008, department of communication acredited A with the decree BAN-PT Nomor:  022/BAN-PT/Ak-X/S1/IX/2007, Department of Government science accredited B with the decree BAN-PT Nomor:  012/BAN-PT/Ak-X/S1/VI/2007.

In 1998 the Faculty of Social and Politic Science University of Muhammdiyah Malang open the department of sociology science and concentred on industrial sociology with registered status with the decree General of Higher Education Ministry of Education and Culture RI no: 445/DIKTI/Kep/1998. In 2007 the Department of Sociology Science accredited B based on the decree BAN-PT Nomor: 015/BAN-PT/Ak-X/S1/VII/2007.

In 2004, the Faculty of Social and Political Science University of Muhammadiyah Malang was added the Department of International Relationship science based the decree Minister of National Education Nomor: 467/D/T/2004 the implemetation conducted in academic year 2005/2006 and obtain Renewal Operating License with the decree Ditjend DIKTI No.3197/D/T/2007, than accredited in 2008 with the decree BAN-PT No.032/BAN-PT/Ak-XI/S1/XII/2008.