Studying in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Study abroad in Malaysia, in one of the best universities in the country, in the exciting capital city of Kuala Lumpur. Universiti Putra Malaysia and the thrilling metropolitan area of Kuala Lumpur offer a great environment for a study abroad semester or two that is both academically vigorous and culturally engaging. Apply now and get a confirmation within a week! Asia Exchange strives to maintain the accuracy of information on this page, but the most up to date information is always available on Asia Exchange's website
Universiti Putra Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Kuala Lumpur is one of the leading research universities in Malaysia and internationally acknowledged among the top 400 universities in the world (QS World Ranking, place 376). UPM is a public university, founded in 1931. It has 16 faculties and approximately 32 000 students. The university is located in the capital of Kuala Lumpur and is among the elite institutions in the city.
Courses and Studying
Check that the course is organized during the semester you wish to partake in. Students ought to choose courses from only one of the following faculties. Their study background should suit the courses taken abroad, i.e. they should choose courses that complement their major. The courses are all Bachelor’s level courses taught in English.
- Faculty of Agriculture Science and Food
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
- Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
- Faculty of Design and Architecture
- Faculty of Economics and Management
- Faculty of Educational Studies
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Environmental Studies
- Faculty of Food Science and Technology
- Faculty of Forestry
- Faculty of Human Ecology
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
The fee for non-European students is 2880 USD per semester starting in 2017. The registration fee is 97 USD.
The tuition fee covers:
For whom is the program intended?
- Guaranteed placement in the program within a week of sending in the application
- Application process
- AE’s guidance and services before, during and after the program
- An official acceptance letter and an official transcript from the Asian university
- A local contact person at the Asian university
- Orientation at the destination
The courses reflect the international standards of an education system based on the Oxbrige (Oxford and Cambridge) model of teaching, and many of the lecturers are foreign or have international experience. The typical participants are students of business, technology, humanities, social sciences, political science and natural sciences. Students study together with both local and international students.
Studies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, one of Asia’s most important business hubs, will equip students with a better understanding on Asia’s growing importance in today’s globalized world.
The study abroad period will be seen as an asset when entering the job market and competing for jobs. Studying abroad will develop creative thinking skills and intercultural competence, which are highly valued by employers in today’s globalized world. Ask your home institution about transferring the study credits into your degree.
Are you interested?
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