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 
11,577 6,575
International  551 2,352
Total 12,128 8,927

Data as at 30 June 2018.

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  1,992
International 278
Total 2,270

Data as at 30 June 2018.

HUMAN RESOURCE (NON - ACADEMIC STAFF)
Category
No. of Staff
Management & Professional 640
Support staff 2,968
Total 3,608

Data as at 30 June 2018.

Research
PUBLICATIONS
Category
No. of Publications
Publications in Web of Science 1,289
Publications in Scopus 1,580
Publications in research books 15
Publications in book chapters 41
Policy paper -
Others (case study, technical report, magazine article, newspaper, original work, conference proceeding, digital or print media) 150

 

Total 3,075

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP)
Category
No. of IP
Patents granted (national and international) 2
Patents filed (national and international) 13
Others (copyright,  industrial design, trademark) 63
Total 78

Data as at 30 June 2018.

Library
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Category
No. of Titles
Print sources 861,365
Non-book materials 500,378
Electronic sources 76,989
Digital library 95,755
 Online database  77

 Data as at 30 June 2018.
Building
CAMPUS BUILDINGS
No. of blocks 512 blocks (11,971,503.55 square feet)
Land area 890.77 acres (excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

 

For further information: 

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


Last Update: July 16, 2018