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a) Temporary Accommodation during Registration Week

  • For temporary accommodation near UPM for newly arrived international students during registration week, please refer to the following:

 i) Residential College UPM:

     Contact Person

Mr. Azlan Ibrahim

Tel : + 6038971325

Email : zlan_ibrahim@upm.edu.my

Mr.Mohd Husaini Amir Nik

Tel : + 60389466073

Email : ma_husaini@upm.edu.my



Transport from airport to UPM

Starting September 2017 intake, Putra International Centre (i-PUTRA) NO LONGER provide airport pickup for new students. Students are expected to arrange your own transportation from KLIA/KLIA2 to UPM.

  • Student guide.
  ii) I Home Boutique

Contact no. : 016– 9567 236

iii) Sun Inns Hotel D’mine 1

Contact no. : 03-8943 1678

iv) Sun Inns Hotel D’mine 2

Contact no. : 03-8944 1678

v) Mines Times Inn Hotel

Contact no. : 03– 8941 2324

vi) Hotel Sri Sutra

Contact no. : 03—8941 6201

  • You may check on the rental procedures and availability from some apartments at the registration venue.
  b) On and Off-Campus Accommodation 

Please contact Mr. Mohd. Husaini Amir bin Nik of Student Affairs Division, for further information.

Office location:


Universiti Putra Malaysia

Ground Floor, Cancellory Putra's Building

43400 UPM Serdang

Selangor Darul Ehsan

Contact no.: +603-8946 6073

Email: ma_husaini@upm.edu.my















Upon graduation, all international UPM graduates are welcome to join UPM Alumni Association in order to strengthen your global network relation with UPM community from variety of expertise. Since 1971, the UPM Alumni list has grown to an impressive list of 145,000 people - not only in Malaysia but from all over the world, including Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia and even South and North America. UPM Alumni has been known for their contributions in their respective fields and they have left a big impact on society and the nation and enhanced the university’s reputation at the international level.

For those interested to find out more information about the UPM Alumni Association, visit the Alumni Centre and the Alumni Association Official Website. UPM Alumni Centre is committed to planning and implementing various activities and programmes that engage alumni to maintain a lifelong relationship amongst alumni consistent with the alma mater. Alumni Centre is in line with the university for alumni relations and networks by impementing various programmes to bring alumni back to campus in supproting the university's core functions of teaching, research and professional services.

Alumni Association/ Chapters as a strategy to expand UPM alumni network locally and internationally is relevant with the growing need for strengthening university linkages with alumni. To fulfil this purpose, Alumni Centre is entrusted to promote the interest and enhancing the visibility of the university through linkages.

Join Alumni Association/ Chapters and reconnect with your friends and former classmates. Alumni Association/ Chapters support scholarships, student's financial assistance, employability of graduates and community services.


Tel: 0389471017
Fax: 0386566933
Email: alumni@upm.edu.my
Web: http://www.alumni.upm.edu.my







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Welcome New Mobility Students to UPM!
SERDANG - A total of 249 mobility students and 30 international students of the Bachelor programme attended the international student orientation program for two (2) days known as the New International Students Welcoming Program organized by Putra International Centre (i-PUTRA) Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

INHA University are happy to announce that the exchange application period for Spring 2018 will soon be open and they are now receiving nominations. They accept nominations for Spring 2018 or Full academic year (Spring ~ Fall 2018).

*Please note that Inha University receives nominations on a semester basis, and therefore students who are planning to study at Inha for the Fall semester of 2018 do NOT need to apply now

Nomination Deadline by Putra International Centre:  9th (Monday), October, 23:00 (Korean Time)

In order to process the application smoothly, we suggest you to contact zawani@upm.edu.my and hanajohan@upm.edu.my by e-mail for further informations.

Mie University Exchange Student Application (Spring 2018)

The Mie University, Japan exchange student application will be opened from September 1st for Spring 2018! In order to take part in the exchange programme,  one has to fill in the application form and send it to the Putra International Centre until 23th of October 2017. The application documents can be downloaded from the following URL. http://www.mie-u.ac.jp/en/international/studyabroad/prospective/types-procedures/exchange/special-student.html (This web site is written in English).

Please read through "Exchange Program Guidebook". This guidebook shows
how to apply, about the dormitory, insurance, part-time job etc.

In order to process the application smoothly, we suggest you to send
application documents by e-mail to zawani@upm.edu.my and hanajohan@upm.edu.my for further action.

Greeting from Putra International Centre (i-PUTRA),

Thank you for your interest to further study at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Airport pickup:

i-PUTRA would to inform your that we NO LONGER provide airport pickup for new students. Kindly arrange your own transportation from KLIA/KLIA2 to UPM. 

Registration week: 

28th - 30th August 2017.

4th - 8th September 2017

Venue: Complex Academic A (student complex)-nearby UPM Mosque

Note: Kindly note that on 31st August until 3rd September are Malaysian public holidays so counter will be closed on these days. 

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