For International Students: Applying & Entering Malaysia to Study

Applying to Study in Malaysia

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This chapter entails the various pre-university studies offered at private higher educational institutions (PHEIs) and internally-developed certificate/diploma-level programmes offered by PHEIs for upper secondary school leavers with SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) qualifications.

Source: Study in Malaysia 8th Ed.
Category: Applying & Entering Malaysia to Study, International Student

Entering Malaysia to Study
Immigration Procedures for International Students

International Students who desire to enter Malaysia to further their studies should look at this chapter which is filled with information on the necessary requirements for student visas and ways to obtain them. At present, there are over 500 higher educational institutions in Malaysia but only about 200 of these institutions are given permission to recruit international students.

Source: Study in Malaysia 6th Ed.
Category: Applying & Entering Malaysia to Study, International Student

Immigration Entry Documents Into Malaysia

No visa is required for U.S.A. citizens visiting Malaysia for social, business or academic purposes (except for employment). No visa is required for a stay of less than one month for nationals of all ASEAN countries except Myanmar. For a stay exceeding one month a visa will be required, except for nationals of Brunei and Singapore.

Source: Study in Malaysia 6th Ed.
Category: Applying & Entering Malaysia to Study, International Student