UMG Brief Profile
The Realistic Education, is a concept that translates education as a wholehearted moral responsibility and delivers students to be ready for life. Thus the direction of curriculum development and academic activities in each Study Program is inseparable from the concept of The Realistic Education where the outputs of UMG are expected to be Abdullah and Khalifatullah who have:
Intellectual authority (sensitivity, sharpness, critical power, analytical and predictive abilities).
authority personality (moral maturity, social, independence, emotion, and motivation).
Authority skills (the ability to use knowledge in accordance with the profession chosen for life at large).
University of Muhammadiyah Gresik was founded as an effort to improve Muhammadiyah's charities in the field of higher education, because at that time there was no higher education in the Gresik Regency area. Based on the Decree of the Muhammadiyah Regional Leadership of Gresik Regency, the Teaching and Culture Education Council Number: E.1 / 017-V / 1980 dated May 25, 1980, the Gresik Muhammadiyah University was established which was inaugurated by the Regent of Gresik Regency, Colonel Wasiadji, SH who was also a protector.
Since 1983 the University of Muhammadiyah Gresik has applied for registered status to Kopertis Region VI (now Region VII). On the guidance of Kopertis Region VI and a mutual agreement between the leaders of the IKIP Muhammadiyah Surabaya, the Surabaya Institute of Technology and the University of Muhammadiyah Gresik, the three tertiary institutions were combined based on the Decree of the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture . Number: 0141/0/1984 dated March 9, 1984 to become University of Muhammadiyah Surabaya. In Gresik itself, it is named the University of Muhammadiyah Surabaya, Gresik Campus.