Inbound Long-Term Mobility Programme(Semester Basis)

Programme Overview

The programme is conducted for a minimum duration of one semester up to a maximum of one academic year (12 months). It involve credit bearing courses with lectures and tut orials. Students can choose from a wide range of courses which offered by 15 faculties in Universiti Malaya.


  • Semester 1 (October - February) | Fall Semester

  • Semester 2 (March - July) | Spring Semester


Semester 2. 2020/2021 (Spring Semester): 1 March - 18 July 2021

Semester 1, 2021/2022 (Fall Semester): October 2021 - February 2022 (To be announced on the exact dates)


  1. Enrolled as an active student (Undergraudate/Postgraduate Coursework) in home university ;

  2. Have completed at least one semester of study in home university ;

  3. Have good academic standing with CGPA not less than 3.0 or equivalent ;

  4. Have good English proficiency in speaking and writing

  5. Nominated by home university through the nomination form provided by UM


Language Proficiency Certificate is required for students who are planning to study courses from the Faculty of Business & Accountancy (FBA) and Faculty of Law (FOL). Students must at least acquired either one of the following english proficiency:

  1. IELTS (Academic): Band 6

  2. TOEFL iBT: 80

  3. TOEFL cBT: 213

  4. TOEFL pBT: 550

  5. TOEFL ITP: 627

  6. TOEIC: 693

A Support/Recommendation Letter issued by the Home University's Coordinator to confirm the student's english proficiency will be sufficient for those who wish to study courses from other faculties except FBA & FOL.


There are two deadlines each year:

  • Semester 1 (Fall Semester): 1 March - 30 April

  • Semester 2 (Spring Semester): 1 September - 31 October

Find out more!

Click here for nomination | Click here for application


Institution Fees [Pay Upon Arrival]

Tuition Fee:

    • Partner University Students: As per agreement

    • Non-Partner Students: MYR 4,200.00 (approx. USD 1,000)

Administration Fee:

    • Fee amount is MYR 630.00 (appox. USD 150) per semester

    • Administration fee is a mandatory fee for all students who apply for the mobility program.

Kindly note that students will only be required to make payment on the above-mentioned upon arrival to UM. There will be no application fee incur during the application.

Accommodation Fee [Pay Upon Arrival]

On-campus Residential College: ± MYR 2,800 (appox. USD 670) per semester

Off-campus Private Residential: ± MYR 1,500/month - MYR 3,300/month (appox. USD3 60/month - USD 800/month)

Miscellaneous Fees

  1. Visa Application |Click to find out more!

  2. Medical Insurance |Click to find out more!

  3. Post-arrival Medical Screening |Click to find out more!

The charges for above-mentioned matter are as per the Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). You may estimate the above costing using the EMGS Calculator.

Cost of Living

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Reference Documents

Universiti Malaya Fact Sheet for Inbound Mobility Student 2021_2022.pdf

Fact Sheet

Mobility (Inbound LT) Kick Start Kit.pdf

Kick Start Kit

Mobility (inbound) Application Guideline.pdf

Application Guideline

Mobility (inbound) e-Payment_Guideline.pdf

E-Pay Guideline

Promotional Materials

Inbound Long Term (1 Semester/2 Semesters) Mobility Program Brochure.pdf

Long Term Mobility Brochure

Inbound Short Term Mobility Program Brochure.pdf

Short Term Mobility Brochure