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International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW)

Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 360 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 14%
Institution type Private

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About International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW)

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a private university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. IUMW was established based on a mutual partnership between the University of Malaya (UM) & the University of Wales, UK. Leveraging on both universities' outstanding achievement, together with its own band of academicians, IUMW offers an array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to both local and international students. The first university in the country to offer the Dual Award with credit transfer options for their programmes, students get to study abroad at the United Kingdom for up to three years.

As part of the Dual Award arrangement, students are able to spend a semester at the University of Wales without additional tuition fees and graduate with two degrees; one from IUMW and the other from the University of Wales.

With the availability of internationally- recognised degrees, quality education at affordable prices and access to UM's library and facilities in addition to lecturers from the University of Wales, students are guaranteed to receive the best educational experience a university can offer.

Campus information

  • Library with easy access to various online resources
  • Sports centre
  • Auditorium
  • Examination hall
  • Learning facilities for e-teaching
  • Student recreational areas

Students also have access to a few sports and fitness related facilities at the parent campus, University Malaya (UM), located only 20 minutes away.

IUMW is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur are the fastest growing region in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur’s community is defined by its rich tradition as a multicultural and religiously diverse society. While living in Kuala Lumpur, foreign students may explore the wonder of its diverse cityscape. Discover the highlight of contemporary architecture such as the famous Petronas Twin Towers which dominates the skyline blending together with other iconic building influenced by Malay heritage and Islamic art.


IUMW’s has two prime accommodations in its surrounding areas – Bestari Condominium & Amara in Gombak. Both accommodations are fully furnished beds, study tables, and air-condition units (optional), and are either within walking distance of the campus or accessible by public transport.

Why Choose IUMW

Dual Award

Qualified IUMW students are able to opt for dual awards whereby graduates of dual award programmes will receive a parchment from both IUMW and the University of Wales.

Study in University of Wales, UK

Get a chance to study for one semester at University of Wales, UK via a credit transfer programme.

One Tuition Fee

Enjoy the advantage of studying from Foundation to Bachelor's Degree with just one fee structure!

Study in University of Malaya

Students will have the chance to study at University Malaya by doing a credit transfer programme for one semester.

Student Testimonials


Courses available 29

Accounting & Finance 4 Applied, Pure Sciences 3 Architecture, Building 1 Business, Management 15 Computer Science, IT 3 Engineering 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Mass Communication & Media 3 MBA 1



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