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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
18,112
International
1,052
Local
6,633
International
2,776

Data as at 31 January 2021.

Doctorate
477
Master’s Degree
1,759
Bachelor’s Degree
2,965
Post-Diploma
267
Data as at 31 January 2020.

Staff

Local

1,946

International

223

Data as at 31 January 2021.

Management & Professional

664

Support Staff

2,733

Data as at 31 January 2021.

Research

Publications in Web of Science
2,677
Publications in
Scopus
3,182
Publications in research books & book chapters
440
Others (case study, technical report or etc.)
1275
 
Patents granted
(national and international)
94

Data as at 31 January 2021.

Patents filed
(national and international)
37
Others (copyright,industrial design,trademark)
247










 

Library

Print Sources

971,372

Non-book materials

489,242

Electronic & digital sources

267,853

Online database

71

 Data as at 31 January 2021.

Building

No. of blocks

512 blocks
(11,968,385.54 square feet)

Land area

890.77 acres
(excluding University Malaya Medical Centre)

Last Update: Apr 19, 2021