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  • Locations: Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: Global E3 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Area of study: Alternative Energy, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering (all), Mechanical Engineering
Program type: Exchange
Program Description:

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

This program is currently only available to Engineering and Computer Science majors. If you are interested in this program please contact Rohan Palma or a CEA adviser.

Please click  to start your application. After applying, continue the application process here

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Main Campus – Johor Bahru, MALAYSIA
Kuala Lumpur Campus – Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

This brochure focuses on the main campus in Johor Bahru, which offers more engineering courses at the undergraduate level. For information on the Kuala Lampur campus, please visit the UTM KL website.

University Info

Office Responsible for International Exchange Students

UTM International

Language of Instruction



Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is a leading innovation-driven entrepreneurial research university. It is located both in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia and Johor Bahru, the southern city in Iskandar Malaysia, which is a vibrant economic corridor in the south of Peninsular Malaysia.

Our Strategic Thrusts

Contribute – to human capital development by providing quality education.
Provide – leadership & contribution through research & innovation.
Achieve – desirable image & branding that fulfills the requirements of stakeholders.
Contribute – to society through community engagement and outreach.

Our vision

To be recognized as a world-class centre of academia and technological excellence.

Our Mission

To be a leader in the development of human capital and innovative technologies that will contribute to the nation’s wealth creation.

Disciplines Available:
  • Biosciences & Medical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computing
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum & Renewable Energy Engineering


Semester Dates

• Fall (Semester I): Early September to middle February
• Spring (Semester II): Middle February to end of June

Academic Calendar

Course Contents
Please check the websites of the faculties listed on the Incoming Students webpage for course descriptions.


You will be guaranteed  on-campus accommodation, offered upon request only. The rate for a room may vary by each College and room type, but the minimum rate is RM20/day (excluding the 6% Goods and Services Tax). Students will be placed to any room subject to approval and availability. The on-campus accommodation for postgraduate international students is very limited and available on the first-come first-served basis. Single students will have to stay in a twin-sharing room if single rooms are unavailable.

Exchange students may also opt to rent private apartments off-campus, located within 3 to 5 km radium from UTM. Contacts of off-campus housing will be given upon request.


Entry Visa

All inbound students MUST apply for a Single Entry Visa (SEV) from the Malaysian Embassy in their home country before entering this Malaysia. Applications for the SEV is done after we receive a Visa Approval Letter (VDR) from the Malaysian Immigration Department. Applications for the VDR letter should be made after receiving an offer from UTM. UTM will provide assistance with the visa application.

Students who will join the study abroad/student exchange program for LESS than 6 months MUST apply for Professional Visit Pass upon arrival in UTM.
Students who will join the study abroad/student exchange program for MORE than 6 months MUST apply for Student Pass upon arrival in UTM.
UTM will help students to apply for the Professional Visit Pass/Student Pass after their arrival.

For more information on the visa and pass application, please visit the visa application section of the inbound students webpage.


All students must have international health insurance before they leave their home university. The insurance should cover personal accident, inpatient treatment, repatriation, and death.


Name: Rohan Palma
Position: Undergraduate Global Initiative Coordinator
Telephone: 585-275-2354


This program is for Engineering and Computer Science majors only. If you are still interested and are not in one of the approved major, please reach out to one of the contacts listed above.

Please click  to start your application. After applying, continue the application process here

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 10/15/2019 TBA TBA