Study economics, engineering, information technology, nursing, and much more for a semester or two at one of the best universities in Malaysia – Universiti Putra Malaysia. Live in the heart of the bustling capital city of Malaysia and learn more about the world and yourself. 

Malaysia is a country of contrasts and surprises, a bubbly blend of people and cultures. Malaysia has all the necessary elements for the perfect destination: pristine beaches and breathtaking, gorgeous islands, a rich landscape of cultures and history, well-preserved heritage treasures, top-class modern facilities, an astonishing collection of flora and fauna, lush and well-maintained nature reserves, a delightful array of mouth-watering cuisine. Studying in Malaysia allows you to immerse yourself in this unique and exciting environment for a semester or two.



Students are responsible for organizing long-term accommodation on their own, but UPM offers information about some options in the local community which have been recommended by previous students.

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Course Description

Study economics (UPM is AACSB-accredited), engineering, information technology, nursing and much more for a semester or two at one of the best universities in Malaysia. Live in the heart of the bustling capital city of Malaysia and learn more about the world and yourself. Click the faculty names below to download a PDF of the courses available:

Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Faculty of Design and Architecture 
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Educational Studies
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Faculty of Forestry
Faculty of Human Ecology
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Website for Course Availability

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Universiti Putra Malaysia

Study in Malaysia at a top Malaysian university, challenge yourself academically and enjoy life in a melting pot of cultures. Live and study in Kuala Lumpur, one of Asia’s most...


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Agriculture

  • Architecture

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

  • Business:

    Business Management Economics

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Health Sciences:

    Community Health Services/Counseling Dietetics Medicine Nursing Science Nutrition Sciences Occupational Therapy Public Health Veterinary Sciences Veterinary Technology

  • Mathematics


  • Natural Resources/Conservation:

    Environmental Science Forestry

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation

Special Application Instructions

Students are required to submit a supplemental application in addition to their ISEP application.

Special Needs Support

  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual

Other Academic Conditions

While no proof of language proficiency is required, students must have sufficient language proficiency to study university-level courses in English.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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