University of Malaya

University of Malaya

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia English and selected foreign languages Open to All Faculties


University of Malaya is the first public university established in Malaysia with a long history of achieving numerous accolades and delivers the best academic experience and world class educational facilities. UM is constantly climbing up the ladder in the global rankings of universities and is highly recognized worldwide as one of the top universities in the world.

Malaysia is home to many of the world’s wonders ranging from the world’s oldest rainforest to many stunning engineering marvels.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

October - February March - July

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

International Relations Office
Level L, Chancellery
Universiti Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur

Email: international [at]

Incoming Students Coordinator

Vigneshree King 
Email: vigneshking [at]
Phone: (6)03 7967 7716



The University of Malaya is a new exchange partner for students going on exchange in 2020-21 Are you travelling to the University of Malaya? Submit your Exchange Experience Report when you get back to share your exchange experience with other students
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