General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UM
Teachers 2,912
Students 17,092
Foreigners 23%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Red, gold and blue
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Knowledge is the Source of Progress
Accreditation
• Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
Affiliations
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
• ASEAN University Network (AUN)
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Rankings
World ranking218
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation175
Employer Reputation246
Quality of teaching58
International Faculty169
International Students153
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities127
Engineering and Technology54
Life Sciences and Medicine250
Natural Science218
Social Sciences and Management69
Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $138 $276
Food $141 $214
Transportation $19 $43
Communications and utilities $59 $54
Clothing $17 $65
Sports and leisure $18 $52
Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$137
Shared room in city centre$275
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$238
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$458
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking218
QS World University Rankings146
ARWU Academic Ranking301
Webometrics Ranking461
Alternative title
Russian Университет Малайя
Spanish Universidad de Malaya
Chinese 马来亚大学
Arabic جامعة مالايا
French Université de Malaya
German Universität Malaya
Japanese マラヤ大学
Korean 말라야대학교
Portuguese Universidade da Malásia
th มหาวิทยาลัยมาลายา
ta மலாயா பல்கலைக்கழகம்
ms Universiti Malaya
University of Malaya or Universiti Malaya (UM) - public higher education institution in Malaysia.

University of Malaya - Description

University of Malaya, the first University of the country, is situated on a 750-acre (309-hectare) campus in the southwest of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. The University of Malaya grew out of a tradition of service to the society. Its predecessors, the King Edward VII College of Medicine established in 1905 and Raffles College in 1929, has been established to meet urgent demands, one in medicine and the other in education. When the two came together to form the University of Malaya in October 1949, this was so that they might perform together an even greater service - to help lay the foundations of a new nation by producing a generation of skilled and educated men. Hence the University of Malaya was established on 8 October 1949 as a national institution to serve the higher education needs of the Federation of Malaya and Singapore. The growth of the University was very rapid during the first decade of its establishment and this resulted in the setting up of two autonomous Divisions in 1959, one located in Singapore and the other in Kuala Lumpur. In 1960, the government of the two territories indicated their desire to change the status of...

Location on map - University of Malaya

Location on map - University of Malaya
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