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

Students

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Local
16030
International
1152
Local
6885
International
5762

 
Doctorate
500
Master’s Degree
2342
Bachelor’s Degree
4320
Post-Diploma
301
Data as of 31 Jan 2024.

 

Staff

Local

2011

International

261

Executive

719

Operations

2638

Data as of October 2023.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
2,539
Publications in
Scopus
3,749
Publications in research books & book chapters
370
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
1,689
 
Patents granted
(national and international)
19

Data as of 31 January  2024.

Patents filed
(national and international)
23
Others (copyright, industrial design, trademark)
299










 

Library

Print Sources

891,883

Non-book materials

486,340

Electronic & digital sources

290,246

Online database

84

 Data as of 31 January  2024.

Building

No. of blocks

559 blocks
(12,182,634.93 square feet)

Land area

890.77 acres
(excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

 Data as of 31 January  2023.
Last Update: Feb 16, 2024