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How to apply?

How to Apply? 

UPM has been welcoming international students to our campus for many years. Thus, when you want to decide a right place to search for knowledge, or to seek a unique cultural experience, UPM is definitely the right place for you!

Interested students can download the following forms :

  1. Application Form for Inbound Mobility
  2. Mobility Student Programme Info Sheet
  3. Academic Calender 2017/2018 Session
  4. Feedback form (inbound) 

In addition to the following forms, we also require additional relevant documents, which include: 

  • Acknowledgment of nomination from the home university.
  • Recommendation letter from the home university.
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts (subjects/courses that have been completed).
  • None english speaking country please provide english language certificate or letter from lecturer about your level of english knowledge.


Send the following forms to:

1) Courier (hardcopy)

2) Email (softcopy)

Mobility Section (Inbound)

Putra International Centre
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.





Upon receiving the application, Putra International Centre will submit the application to the relevant faculty. The mobility coordinator of the faculty will look into details of the application to ensure that the faculty could meet the applicant’s academic needs. The mobility coordinator may contact the applicant to discuss further on the academic courses and activities during his/her study duration. Both institutions will discuss on the financial and support package that could be offered to the participating students. However, application from a non-MoU partner will require a detail discussion into establishing an MoU to the programme.

List of MoU as 28th February 2018 
Course Information (Faculty Handbooks)


3. Acknowledgement of Acceptance 
An offer letter and a pre-departure kit will be sent to the successful applicant before his/her departure by email.

4. Visa Approval Letter (VAL) Application 

Visa with Reference (VAL) means a visa issued by the Malaysian Representative Office abroad to a non-citizen to enable individuals to enter Malaysia after the visa is approved by the Immigration Department Headquarters.


5. Orientation and Registration
Upon arrival, participating students are required to attend an orientation program session. The orientation session is held to assist the students in adjusting themselves to studying and living in UPM. During the session, they will also be briefed on Malaysia and will be assisted with the registration process. 


6. Closing Dates for Applicants  
UPM’s academic year is divided into two semesters. Students usually commence studies in either Semester 1 (September) or in Semester 2 (February). Student can start applying 3 months before the semester begins. The deadlines for submission are as follows:

Semester 1 (September): 30th April**
Semester 2 (February): 30th September**

** Refer to timeline for every semester 


Updated:: 12/09/2018 [azlida_jamil]


Putra International Centre (i-PUTRA)
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
+603-8946 7972/7808
visa:+603-8946 6048