Malaysia Study Guide

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Why Study in Malaysia?

A large number of students across the world are now choosing Malaysia as their preferred study destination. Currently, more than 100,000 international students are pursuing an array of courses from various institutions in Malaysia. The reasons why a large number of students prefer to pursue their ...


Academic Year and Education System

Academic Year – The academic year differs from one institution to another. Each university has its own timetable, but generally, the year is split into three semesters/trimesters of 12 weeks each, with a two-week break during the semester and a longer six-week break in the middle of the ...


Fees and Insurance Requirements

The Malaysian government is committed to making the country a hub for world-class education and welcomes foreign students who want to pursue courses of study here. The government has made it convenient for foreigners with the genuine intention of studying in Malaysia to obtain a student pass and ...

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Cost of Living in Malaysia

Aside from affordable tuition fees, another great reason to study in Malaysia is the relatively low cost of living. Kuala Lumpur has been ranked one of the least expensive cities in the world to live in. Whether you choose to live on or off campus, you will find that it is quite possible to live ...


Cosmopolitan Living

In Malaysia, the majority of the universities and colleges are located in prime areas that are surrounded by facilities to ensure a comfortable living for students. In all of the major cities of Malaysia, you will find the vital amenities necessary to your well-being in every corner. These ...


Holiday Attractions for Students

Malaysia offers many tourist attractions that include beach and highland resorts, theme parks, nature and adventure tours, diving and heritage sites, as well as more urban charms to engage even the most sophisticated traveler. Kuala Lumpur itself offers many exciting attractions such as the ...

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Visa Requirements

According to the rules and regulations of the Malaysian Immigration Department, all international students (full-time and foreign exchange students) are required to have a valid Student Pass in order to study in Malaysia. The government agencies responsible are the Malaysian Immigration Department ...


Air Travel to Malaysia

You may enter Malaysia via land, sea or air. Two Malaysian airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia, ensure accessibility through direct or transit flights from most parts of the world. A host of other international airlines also offer flight services to Malaysia. There are five international ...

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