UM Fact Sheet

University of Malaya has its roots in Singapore with the establishment of King Edward VII College of Medicine in 1905. In 1949 University of Malaya was formed with the amalgamation of King Edward VII College of Medicine and Raffles College in Singapore. University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur was established in 1962.

Students
ENROLMENT
Category
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students enrolment
14,008 10,736
International 576 2,984
Total 14,584 13,720

Data as at 31 December 2017.

GRADUANDS FOR CONVOCATION 2017
Degree
No. of Graduands
Doctorate
645
Master’s Degree 1,795
Bachelor’s Degree 2,427
Total 4,867
Data as at 28 September 2017.
Staff
HUMAN RESOURCE (ACADEMIC STAFF)
Category
No. of Staff
Local staff 1,848
International staff 198
Total 2,046

Data as at 28 September 2017.

HUMAN RESOURCE (NON - ACADEMIC STAFF)
Category
No. of Staff
Management & Professional 730
Support staff 2,864
Total 2,046

Data as at 31 December 2017.

Research
PUBLICATIONS
Category
No. of Publications
Publications in Web of Science 2,793
Publications in Scopus 3,181
Publications in research books 89
Publications in book chapters 321
Policy paper 2
Others (case study, technical report, magazine article, newspaper, original work, conference proceeding, digital or print media) 826

 

Total 2,046

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP)
Category
No. of IP
Patents granted (national and international) 730
Patents filed (national and international) 33
Others (copyright,  industrial design, trademark) 210
Total 2,046

Data as at 31 December 2017.

Library
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Category
No. of Titles
Print sources 678,716
Non-book materials 493,395
Electronic sources 80,357
Online database 89
Total 1,252,557

Data as at 31 December 2017.

Building
CAMPUS BUILDINGS
No. of blocks 381 blocks (10,705,506.42 square feet)
Land area 803.63 acres (excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

 

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Chancellery Building (Lobby Level)
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia


Last Update: April 16, 2018