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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

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Local
16,621
International
921
Local
7,142
International
3,280

Data as of 16 August 2021.

Doctorate
467
Master’s Degree
1,581
Bachelor’s Degree
3,228
Post-Diploma
0
Data as of 1 April 2021.

Staff

Local

2,018

International

240

Data as of 1 July 2021.

Management & Professional

712

Support Staff

2,756

Data as of 1 July 2021.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
1,423
Publications in
Scopus
1,341
Publications in research books & book chapters
97
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
440
 
Patents granted
(national and international)
50

Data as of 1 July 2021.

Patents filed
(national and international)
6
Others (copyright,industrial design,trademark)
39










 

Library

Print Sources

971,399

Non-book materials

450,319

Electronic & digital sources

230,536

Online database

88

 Data as of 1 July 2021.

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 1 July 2021.
Last Update: Sep 24, 2021