FOR UNIVERSITIES &
COLLEGES WORLDWIDE
DISCUSSIONS
FREE APPLICATION SERVICE
study in kuala lumpur, find degrees in kuala lumpur, studying in kuala lumpur, universities in kuala lumpur, apply to university in kuala lumpur

Universities in Kuala Lumpur and study in Kuala Lumpur - International Student Regional Guide


ABOUT MALAYSIA
CITIES IN MALAYSIA
Find universities in Kuala Lumpur and study in Kuala Lumpur , our guide for international students to study abroad.Kuala Lumpur is an extremely diverse city, with influences from countries around the world including Malay, Chinese, Arab and Indian. This is an extremely modern Asian city, with all the technological advances you would expect.

KL (as it’s affectionately known) is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. It is a major financial and business hub in Asia, employing a large percentage of Malaysia’s population. More than that though, KL is a symbol of Malaysia’s growing wealth and achievement – one that makes all Malaysians extremely proud.

Study in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur is the main hub of education in Malaysia, with thirteen different higher education institutions where you can study an undergraduate degree. Some of the most popular institutions include:

Most courses in Malaysia are generally taught in English, although it is worth brushing up on your Malay before heading out.
Undergraduate degrees in Malaysia take between 3-4 years to complete, depending on the institution, subject and mode of study.

Immigration and visas

The country has strict immigration laws and regulations so it is important that you are fully prepared before going to study in Malaysia.

All people entering the country must have valid passports and internationally recognised travel documents valid for at least six months after entry in to Malaysia.

To study in Malaysia you must obtain a student pass. To gain one of these you will need to have a firm offer from a university as well as the necessary entry visa. The institution where you will study will be able to help you with this process.
Gaining visas for study in Malaysia can be a long process. You can find out more information at: http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/ms/

Accommodation and living costs

Despite Kuala Lumpur being an extremely affordable city to live in, most international students opt to stay in university accommodation. This is the easiest way of settling into life in Kuala Lumpur and meeting fellow students.

If you do decide to go for private accommodation, you should consider living in the following areas, which are popular with students:
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Lembah Pantai

What to do next

Do you want to find out more about how to study a degree in Kuala Lumpur? Fill out our Free Application Service and we'll be in touch to help you through the process