Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya

Brief Description

Situated in Kuala Lumpur, Universiti Malaya (UM) is the oldest and the top university in Malaysia with a rich history of achieving numerous accolades and delivers the best academic experience with an excellent research environment and world-class educational facilities. The university is currently ranked 65th in QS World University Rankings 2021, making it the only Malaysian higher education institution in the elite pool of the world’s top 100 universities and is ranked 9th in QS Asia Rankings 2021. As a world-class university, UM is currently hosting more than 3,800 international students from over 55 countries and offers over 200 academic programmes encompassing a wide spectrum of learning, with 32 courses being listed in the Top 200 QS World Rankings by Subjects 2021.

Campuses and Locations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Number of Academic Staff


Library Collections

971,372 - Printed Sources
489,242 - Non-book Materials
267,853 - Electronic & Digital Sources
71 - Online Databases