The Biology Study Program, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Brawijaya (UB), located in Malang City, East Java Province, began to provide education and teaching to undergraduate (S1) students since August 1987. The formation of the Biology Study Program was stipulated by the Decree of the Director-General of Higher Education No.22/DIKTI/Kep/1989. This study program has the vision to become an exemplary institution in providing Biology education according to the best international standards, a place to conduct research to develop modern biological concepts, and have a high awareness of preserving biodiversity, as well as being able to support the development of applied sciences to meet human needs and welfare. The missions of the study program are:
- Educate students to become undergraduates who have a thorough understanding of the concept of modern biology and bioconservation. The biology graduate must have a good academic profile/achievement, uphold ethics by respecting the right to life of all forms of life and be able to work together in their environment.
- Play an important/key role as a pioneering institution of biology education and research, capable of exploring and discovering new knowledge, and actively participating in developing ideas and concepts to support the development of applied sciences.
- Serving lifelong biology education and expertise programs to both professional and lay communities.
- Act as a pioneer in helping to solve the biological problems of humankind.