Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya

Brief Description

Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Universiti Malaya (UM) is Malaysia's oldest and top university with a rich history of achieving numerous accolades and delivering 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 70 universities, and is also ranked 8th in QS Asia University Rankings 2021.

As a world-class university with a melting pot of culture, UM hosts more than 4,400 international students from over 76 countries and offers over 200 academic programmes encompassing a broad spectrum of learning, with 37 subjects listed in the Top 200 QS World Rankings by Subjects 2022. All of the academic programmes offered received extensive local and international recognition and accreditations from highly regarded and renowned accreditation institutions.

Universiti Malaya is also home to prominent and illustrious experts and scholars and outstanding academic and research staff who are instrumental in creating breakthroughs and charting new frontiers, making vital contributions to high-impact research outputs and globally recognised publications which we are proud to invite exceptional talents like yourselves in becoming part of our community of excellence.

Campuses and Locations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Number of Academic Staff

2,024 - Local Academic Staff

256 - International Academic Staff

Library Collections

882,909 - Printed Sources

486,359 - Non-book Materials

260,550 - Electronic & Digital Sources

88 - Online Databases