In order to welcome the ASEAN Community 2015 and to prepare graduates who have global competitiveness, Unmer Malang established an Office of International Affairs (OIA) that the embryo has been founded in 2012 by the Rector’s Decree No. Kep-232 / UM / VI / 2012 dated June 25, 2012 about Manager Organization Structure of Technical Controller Unit of International Affairs, which subsequently updated by the Rector’s Decree No. Kep-079 / UM / IV / 2014 dated April 30 2014 on the Appointment of Structural Position of Office of International Affairs (OIA) Universitas Merdeka Malang.
OIA aims to manage all international affairs that include process development cooperation abroad, preparation and correspondence of activity implementation abroad.
OIA has the function as the responsible implementation of internationalization, namely the development of international cooperation, as well as providing services related to international affairs, for example:
- Planning up to disseminating the activities of international cooperation in order to improve the quality of education and the image of Universitas Merdeka Malang.
- Assisting the academic administration and international activities abroad and international scale activities for the entire academic community of Universitas Merdeka Malang.
- Preparing and implementing international scale activities of Universitas Merdeka Malang.