UM Fact Sheet

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
ENROLMENT
Category
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local 
14,082
7,401
International  667
2,313
Total 14,749 9,714

Data as at 31 January 2019.

GRADUANDS FOR CONVOCATION 2018
Degree
No. of Graduands
Doctorate
540
Master’s Degree 1,768
Bachelor’s Degree 2,928
 Postgraduate Diploma  43
Total 5,279

Data as at 31 January 2019.
Staff
HUMAN RESOURCE (ACADEMIC STAFF)
Category
No. of Staff
Local  1,966
International 278
Total 2,244

Data as at 31 January 2019.

HUMAN RESOURCE (NON - ACADEMIC STAFF)
Category
No. of Staff
Management & Professional 639
Support staff 2,869
Total 3,508

Data as at 31 January 2019.

Research
PUBLICATIONS
Category
No. of Publications
Publications in Web of Science 2,593
Publications in Scopus 2,628
Publications in research books and book chapters
240
Policy paper -
Others (case study, technical report, magazine article, newspaper, original work, conference proceeding, digital or print media) 1,104

 

Total 6,565

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP)
Category
No. of IP
Patents granted (national and international) 33
Patents filed (national and international) 45
Others (copyright,  industrial design, trademark) 25
Total 103

Data as at 31 December 2018.

Library
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Category
No. of Titles
Print sources 817,312
Non-book materials 505,903
Electronic  & digital sources
182,197
Online database 78
Total 1,505,310

 Data as at 31 January 2019.
Building
CAMPUS BUILDINGS
No. of blocks 512 blocks (11,971,503.55 square feet)
Land area 890.77 acres (excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

 

For further information: 

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Chancellery Building (Lobby Level)
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia


Last Update: March 07, 2019