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University of Surabaya
Universitas Surabaya
Other name
Former names
Surabaya University of Trisakti (1966–1968)
MottoTo Be the First University in Heart and Mind
TypePrivate, nonprofit university
EstablishedMarch 11, 1968 (1968-03-11) (current name)
Academic affiliations
RectorBenny Lianto Effendy Sabema
Undergraduates12,500 (2019)
Postgraduates1,400 (2019)
Location, ,

7°19′11″S 112°46′05″E / 7.31980090°S 112.76811190°E / -7.31980090; 112.76811190
Colors   Red and Gold Edit this at Wikidata

University of Surabaya (UBAYA) is a university in Rungkut, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. UBAYA is the successor to Trisakti University of Surabaya which was founded in 1966. Its name was changed to the University of Surabaya in 1968. Construction on the campus began on 11 March 1968.[2] The university has three campuses: Ngagel, Tenggilis (both in Surabaya), and Trawas, Mojokerto Regency. Ngagel campus is for diploma program and rectorate building, Rungkut campus is the main campus for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and Trawas campus is for outdoor learning activities. University of Surabaya was awarded Institutional 'A' Accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Higher Education (BAN-PT) in 2015 and also noted as one of 50 Promising Indonesian Universities.[3]



List of rectors

# Name Faculty origin Time in office
1 Prof. Mr. Raden Boedisoesetya Law 1968–1976
2 Prof. Raden Soebijono Tjitrowinoto, S.H. 1976–1994
3 Anton Prijatno, S.H. 1994–2003
4 Prof. Wibisono Hardjopranoto, M.S. Business and Economics 2003–2011
5 Prof. Ir. Joniarto Parung, M.MBAT., Ph.D. Engineering 2011–2019
6 Ir. Benny Lianto Effendy Sabema, M.MBAT. Engineering/Polytechnic 2019–present

International Village

The International Village is aimed at bringing under one roof the international education and cultural centres operating in Indonesia. It will enable the general public to more easily access their services.[4]

No Country Institutions
1 Australia Australian Education Centre (AEC)
2 Germany (1) Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), German

(2) Academic Exchange Service

3 Japan Study in Japan Information Centre didukung oleh Japan Student Services Organization/JASSO (berupa access point)
4 USA (1) Educational Advising Service (EAS) dari American-Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF)

(2) American Studies Library (didukung oleh Public Affairs Section Kedutaan Besar Amerika Serikat di Jakarta)

5 Taiwan Taiwan Education Center (TEC)

Units and institutions

UBAYA Men's and Women's Basketball Team


  1. ^ "AUAP official website".
  2. ^ "About Us: History". UBAYA. Retrieved 2 April 2021.
  3. ^ "50 promising indonesian universities".
  4. ^ "Office of International Affairs Ubaya".