Malang is the second largest city in East Java. It has a history dating back to the Singhasari. The city population at the 2010 Census was 820,243 (BPS, 2010).Its built-up (or metro) area was home to 2,795,209 inhabitants spread on 2 cities and 22 districts (21 in Malang Regency and 1 in Pasuruan Regency). During the period of Dutch colonization, it was a popular destination for European residents. The city is well known for its mild climate. People in East Java sometimes call it “Paris of East Java.” In 2013, Malang was spared many of the effects of the Asian financial crisis, and since that time it has been marked by steady economic and population growth.
As a centre of tourism, Malang has various places of interest which can be classified into local, regional, national and international standards, including traditional dance performances such as Tari Topeng (Mask Dance), Jaran Pegon, Tari Beskalan (Beskalan Dance), etc. There are also ‘Topeng’ or Mask handicraft at the villages of Jabung and Kedungmonggo which have become a familiar landmark in Malang Regency. Football is the second religion in Malang, the city is a home for famous Asia football fans Aremania.
There are so many tourist destination in Malang. Such as:
1. Brawijaya Museum
2. Kunang-Kunang Park
3. Batu Adventure
4. Jatim Park
5. Batu Secret Zoo
6. Batu Night Spectular
7. A lot of beach
8. A lot of mountain
Brawijaya University or locally known as Universitas Brawijaya (UB), established in 1963 and located in Malang, is a state university in Indonesia. UB is a leading university in Indonesia with more than 30,000 students in degrees ranging from the diploma programs (one- and two-year), Bachelor’s degree program, Master’s degree program, Doctoral degree program, and Medical Specialist program in 16 faculties.
UB campus is in the city of Malang, East Java, in a strategic location easily reached by public transportation. The campus has a pleasant climate with many trees and the cool air of Malang at 475 meters elevation.
Brawijaya University has a lot of faculty. Such as:
1. Faculty of Law
2. Faculty of Economics and Business
3. Faculty of Administrative Sciences
4. Faculty of Agriculture
5. Faculty of Animal Husbandry
6. Faculty of Engineering
7. Faculty of Medicine
8. Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences
9. Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
10. Faculty of Agricultural Technology
11. Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
12. Faculty of Cultural Studies
13. Faculty of Dentistry
14. Faculty of Computer Science
15. Faculty of Veterinary