Selamat datang, welcome to the University of Malaya (UM), the foremost and premier Research University (RU) in Malaysia. It is a multidisciplinary RU that has more than 23,000 students and 2000 academic staff with 17 faculties and research centres that covers the whole spectrum of learning from the Arts, Sciences and Humanities. The university's beginning at the Kuala Lumpur campus dates back to 1959 and thus far has a huge alumni of over 100,000, among them renowned and illustrious personalities and leaders in various fields.
We are the first choice of Malaysia's top students and our international student population comes from more than 80 different countries. Our beautiful 900-acre campus lies within the heart of Kuala Lumpur city and this strategic location is truly an advantage for our international academic staff and visitors. The University of Malaya, being a comprehensive, research-intensive university, confers degrees in a large variety of academic programmes at the Bachelors, Masters and PhD levels.