University of Malaya

University of Malaya (UM) is located in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia. It is locally known as Universiti Malaya. The university was established in 1905. It is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, University of Malaya is positioned as the #70 top university in the world, which makes it the #1 top university in Malaysia. The university's global rank decreased by 5 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #70 #1
University Name University of Malaya
Name in Local Language Universiti Malaya
Acronym UM
Year Established 1905
Motto Ilmu Punca Kemajuan
Motto in English Knowledge is the Key to Success
Colors Red, gold and blue


Address Pantai Valley, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
Phone +60 (3) 7967 7022
Fax +60 (3) 7956 0027
Website University of Malaya Website
Email Click here to send email
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Programs and Courses

Bachelor's Degrees Master's Degrees Doctorate Degrees Diplomas
Arts & Humanities n/a
Business & Social Sciences n/a
Engineering n/a
Language & Cultural Studies n/a
Medicine & Health n/a
Science & Technology n/a

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Admission Info

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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women

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