PPIKID stands for Peningkatan Publikasi Internasional Karya Ilmiah Dosen (International Publication Assistance for Lecturer’s Scientific Article). It was established in 2009 in line with the visions of Brawijaya University (UB) to be an excellent and international standardized university and to actively participate in the nation’s development through processes of education, research and community service. In accordance with these visions, UB has promoted itself as a World Class Entrepreneurial University. To be a world class university, UB has committed to improve its rank and performance in the international level mainly on The QS Universities Ranking and Webometrics.