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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
16,700
International
932
Local
7,889
International
3,534

Data as of 18 February 2022.

Doctorate
454
Master’s Degree
2,152
Bachelor’s Degree
3,940
Post-Diploma
165
Data as of 18 February 2022.

Staff

Local

1,946

International

216

Data as of 31 January 2022.

Executive

678

Operations

2,673

Data as of 31 January 2022.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
1,848
Publications in
Scopus
1,643
Publications in research books & book chapters
173
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
666
 
Patents granted
(national and international)
79

Data as of 30 September 2021.

Patents filed
(national and international)
26
Others (copyright,industrial design,trademark)
276










 

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: Mar 21, 2022