UNIVERSITY MALAYA 马来亚大学
Why choose University Malaya (UM)
10 Great Reasons to study at UM
1. OUR PROUD HISTORY
UM is the first public university established in Malaysia with a long history of producing notable alumni contributing to the development of the country. Since its inception in 1905, it has achieved numerous accolades and will continue to deliver the best academic experience, excellent research, and world class educational facilities.
02. RESEARCH UNIVERSITY STATUS
UM is Malaysia’s premier research university with more than 50 Research Centres under 4 Research Clusters. It is also one of the leading research universities in Asia.
UM is situated in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, and is the only Malaysian public university located in the capital city. Studying in UM, one can gain additional advantages from its proximity to the city.
UM hosts more than 3,000 international students over 85 countries. A large diverse community creates a unique multicultural learning environment.
05. WIDE-RANGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
Over 200 programmes are offered covering the whole spectrum of learning from the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities. More than 32 courses are listed in QS World Top 200 subject rankings.
06. OUR ILLUSTRIOUS ALUMNI
UM has produced notable alumni that have contributed significantly towards the development of Malaysia locally and globally including a number of former Prime Ministers like Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammed and Tun Dr. Ahmad Abdullah Badawi
07.STRONG INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS
With more than 500 international collaborative partners, UM offers prestigious opportunities for its students whether through its Student Mobility Programmes, Dual Degree, or Joint Research.
08.WORLD-WIDE RECOGNITION & ACCREDITATION
Granted self-accredited educational institutions by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) since 2009 our academic programmes are recognised world-wide including courses that are accredited by international accreditation bodies such as Washington Accord (Engineering) and The Association of MBA (AMBA).
Since 2002, the University of Malaya has maintained the MS ISO 9001:2000 certification, being the first Malaysian public higher education institution to receive a comprehensive certification for all its academic processes.
10.WORLD'S TOP 100 UNIVERSITIES
UM is currently ranked Top 30 in the Asian University Rankings and 87 in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, being the only Malaysian university making a mark in the list of the world top 100 universities and. It has emerged as the only Malaysian university to break into the top 100 of the 2019 QS World University Rankings.