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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
17456
International
1669
Local
8726
International
7148
Data as of 31 Mei 2024.

 
Doctorate
500
Master’s Degree
2342
Bachelor’s Degree
4320
Post-Diploma
301
Data as of December 2023.

 

Staff

Local

2035

International

279

Executive

741

Operations

2674

Data as of 31 Mei 2024.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
255
Publications in
Scopus
627
Publications in research books & book chapters
50
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
273
Data as of 31 March 2024
Patents granted
(national and international)
40

Data as of 31 December 2023

Patents filed
(national and international)
23
Others (copyright, industrial design, trademark)
351










 

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)

Last Update: Jun 06, 2024