Who We Are
UBAYA is a continuation of Universitas Trisakti Surabaya. Universitas Trisakti Surabaya was formed by the Universitas Trisakti Foundation Surabaya which was founded by community leaders, educators, businessmen, and the government, under the direction of Pepelrada (Regional War Executing Authority) East Java to accommodate students and lecturers as well as employees of former University of Res Publica Surabaya, after screening and clearance. screening dan clearance.
Under the initiative of the General Chairperson of the Universitas Trisakti Foundation (Mr. R. Soekotjo as Mayor of KDH TK. II Surabaya), the name of Universitas Trisakti was changed to UNIVERSITAS SURABAYA which was legalized by Notary Deed Djoko Soepadmo, S.H. No. 25 March 6, 1968. In the beginning, UBAYA had 3 faculties, namely Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Economics.
The construction of the campus on Jalan Ngagel Jaya Selatan 169 was resumed on March 11, 1968 and the date was celebrated as UBAYA’s birthday. Construction of the Tenggilis campus began in 1981 and was first used by the Faculty of Economics in 1982.
In 1977, the Adjunct Accountant Vocational Education Institute (LPK.AA) was established, which in 1983 was changed to a Non-Degree Faculty (FNG) and in 1992 was refined to become the Center for Business & Applied Management Education (PPBMT).
In mid-1995, the PPBMT was changed to the Business and Industrial Polytechnic (PBI), which in 1997-1998 was developed into the D-3 Program in Economics and Business English Education. In 2000 UBAYA Polytechnic was established with 3 study programs, namely Accounting, Marketing Management and Secretariat. Next, in 2002, UBAYA Polytechnic was developed with 2 study programs, namely Business English and Taxation. The administrative management of the UBAYA D3-Economy, PBI, FBL, and Polytechnic Program was carried out by PPBMT. Since 1989, the Faculty of Pharmacy delivers Pharmacist Professional education. The faculty of psychology was founded in 1982 and was followed by the establishment of faculty of engineering in 1986. The Faculty of Psychology began Psychology Professional education in 1998.
At the end of 1992m UBAYA was appointed by the government to hold a Master of Management Program and Master of Law through its Postgraduate Program. UBAYA and three leading private universities in Jakarta are the first four private universities in Indonesia to receive this trust.