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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
16,734
International
962
Local
8629
International
4243

Data as of 30 July 2022.

Doctorate
214
Master’s Degree
759
Bachelor’s Degree
2,112
Post-Diploma
179
Data as of 30 July 2022.

Staff

Local

2,024

International

256

Data as of 30 June 2022.

Executive

710

Operations

2,711

Data as of 30 June 2022.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
1,494
Publications in
Scopus
1,819
Publications in research books & book chapters
74
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
104
 
Patents granted
(national and international)
23

Data as of 30 July 2022.

Patents filed
(national and international)
4
Others (copyright,industrial design,trademark)
84










 

Library

Print Sources

882,909

Non-book materials

486,359

Electronic & digital sources

260,550

Online database

88

 Data as of 31 January  2022.

Building

No. of blocks

512 blocks
(11,968,385.54 square feet)

Land area

890.77 acres
(excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

 Data as of 31 January  2022.
Last Update: Aug 02, 2022