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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

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Local
14,082
International
667
Local
7,401
International
2,313

Data as at 30 June 2019.

Doctorate
540
Master’s Degree
1,768
Bachelor’s Degree
2,928
Post-Diploma
43
Data as at 31 January 2019.

Staff

Local

2,013

International

331

Data as at 31 January 2019.

Management & Professional

649

Support Staff

2,877

Data as at 30 June 2019.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
1,281
Publications in
Scopus
1,416
Publications in research books & book chapters
84
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
280
 
Patents granted
(national and international)
222
Patents filed
(national and international)
635
Others (copyright,industrial design,trademark)
1430










 

Data as at 30 June 2019.

Library

Print Sources

817,312

Non-book materials

505,903

Electronic & digital sources

234,762

Online database

78

 Data as at 30 June 2019.

Building

No. of blocks

512 blocks
(11,971,503.55 square feet)

Land area

890.77 acres
(excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

Last Update: Sep 13, 2019