The history of Brawijaya University’s Faculty of Social and Political Science Postgraduate Study can’t be separated from the development of its history as an educational institution which is established to improve Indonesia’s human resource quality by using nationality as its principle. We consider this improvement is imperative because the requirement and competition in every field becomes more and more strict nowadays. So every human resource need to improve the quality of science and technology in order to be excel in the field of social community and social changes.

According to those reasoning, Prof. Dr. Eka Afnan Troena, SE as the Rector of Brawijaya University and Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito as Vice Rector, assisted by Dr. Ir. Darsono Wisadirasa, MS, try to establish the Social Sciences Program in University of Brawijaya, Malang.