Malaysia is currently the world’s 11th most preferred study abroad destination. Malaysia’s international education sector has grown tremendously in the last decade and the country is fast becoming a center of educational excellence in South East Asia.

Why Study in Malaysia?


According to UNESCO, Malaysia has captured a 2% market share of international students in the fast-growing private education sector. Malaysia currently has more than 80,000 international students from more than 100 countries.

International students enjoy a safe and comfortable living environment with 21st century amenities, good healthcare and medical facilities, excellent educational institutions, and world-class recreational and sports facilities. Malaysia offers international students many options of quality education programs at an affordable cost.

  • An international standard and high-quality education, which is closely monitored by the Malaysian Education Ministries.
  • Foreign branch campuses operating in Malaysia. Twining programme offered in partnership with universities from UK, USA, NZ, Australia etc. Institutes like Nottingham University, Swinburne University of technology, Curtin University, AIMST University etc have their campuses in Malaysia.
  • International students are allowed to work part time 20 hours per week.
  • Geographically safe environment, as Malaysia not hampered by natural disaster.
  • Wide usage of English, which makes studying and living easy for students.

There are over 700 private higher educational institutions and Universities in Malaysia. Many American and British Universities have set up their campuses in
Malaysia for Malaysian as well as international students who wish to study in Malaysia at a lower cost.

There is great demand for graduates from, technical skills specifically in the area of engineering, manufacturing, telecommunications, renewable energy, oil and gas as well as information technology.