Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)


Located approximately 22 kilometres from Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, UPM is one of the five designated Research universities (RU) in Malaysia that is deeply committed to the discovery and distribution of knowledge. Founded in 1931 and known internationally as one of the more distinguished universities in the region, its academic disciplines include Engineering; Agriculture; Forestry; Veterinary Medicine; Medicine and Health Sciences; Economics and Management; Educational Studies; Science; Food Science and Technology; Human Ecology; Modern Languages and Communication; Design and Architecture; Computer Science and Information Technology; Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences; and Environmental Sciences. A multidisciplinary university with 88-year history, UPM is strategically located within Malaysia’s ambitious Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), a Malaysian Government designated zone designed to propel the country into the information technology age. As one of the largest universities in Malaysia, UPM is also a key player in contributing to the growth of learned and skilled human capital in the nation.

UPM presently has more than 27,000 students enrolled in its 80 bachelor, 7 diploma, 57 coursework programmes and 5 research programmes at the Masters and PhD levels (with more than 289 fields of studies). Except for the diploma programmes and three undergraduate programmes which are offered exclusively at UPM’s branch campus in Bintulu, Sarawak, all other courses are offered at the main campus in Serdang, Selangor. Knowledge is the core of all activities at UPM, as depicted in its slogan “With Knowledge We Serve”.

By upholding this philosophy in the execution of all its endeavours, UPM aims to inspire its academic community towards teaching and research excellence; and ultimately towards the material and spiritual betterment of society. UPM possesses all the necessary qualities and resources to be at par with renowned local and international institutions of higher learning, your decision to join UPM will promise you a world of opportunities that will certainly enrich your life and future.



Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

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