Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA)

The Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA) was officially established by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on 8 October 2007, the same date as the appointment of Prof. Great Datuk Dr. Shamsul Amri Baharuddin as its Founding Director.

KITA is the only research institute in Malaysia that focuses entirely on ethnicity and ethnicity. Although the academic orientation is a thematic study, KITA is strongly supported by the orientation of disciplinary studies and regional studies, thus KITA encourages cross-disciplinary studies involving the three main sectors of society, namely, the public sector, the private sector and the community sector. This means, WE implement its activities by using an inclusivist approach


University Culture Centre

The University Culture Centre was established in 1975 when the University Kebangsaan Malaysia was still operating at the Lembah Pantai campus, Kuala Lumpur. In addition to fulfilling the inspiration from the National Cultural Policy, the establishment of the Cultural Centre was also motivated by the establishment of the university. 

This unit is placed under the administration of UKM Student Affairs. There is the participation of staff and students who are interested in participating in art activities at the Cultural Centre. The Cultural Centre moved to Chancellor Tun Abdul Razak Hall (DECTAR) in 1980. The participation of students and staff in arts and cultural activities continued to grow by joining the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Artist Club or ARTISUKMA under the supervision of this unit such as music, silat, dance, theatre, gamelan and painting.


Center for Healthy Ageing & Wellness (H-CARE)

Center for Healthy Ageing & Wellness (H-CARE) is a center of research focused on research, innovation, commercialization and wellness services for all ages, for promoting healthy aging and prevention of disease towards the well-being of the community.


Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS)

The Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), established on 1 April 1995, is a centre for research in the social sciences within Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The Institute which adopts a multidisciplinary perspective conducts research, post-graduate teaching and other academic activities. Staffed by a team of scholars from various disciplines (especially economics, sociology, political science, law and literature), IKMAS is devoted to Malaysian and International Studies within the framework of inter-regionalism, connectivity and inclusive development.


Graduan OKU UKM

The UKM Convocation Ceremony to celebrate and honor the graduates of the National University of Malaysia.

Disability Support and Service Unit (UPS-OKU UKM)

OKU Service and Support Unit (UPSOKU) was established to be a platform for empowering disabled people at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) to achieve an excellent level of service and environment on the international stage. This unit is responsible for providing a support system according to the disability of individuals consisting of students, staff and visitors with disabilities at UKM. UKM aspires to empower the disabled and will be committed to strengthening the rights of this group.

This unit was established on 12 December 2019 under the Registrar’s Department with full supervision by the UKM Vice Chancellor. UKM has 23 disabled staff consisting of Academic, Management & Professional and Implementation Staff while the number of disabled students who are still actively studying at UKM is 49 people.

This unit was operated by referring to the Guidelines for Implementation of Disability Inclusive Policy in Higher Education Institutions (Garis Panduan Pelaksanaan Dasar Inklusif Orang Kurang Upaya di Institut Pendidikan Tinggi) by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Strategic Planning for Disability Inclusive Policy 2019-2023 and UKM’s Strategic Planning (TERAS) 2021-2025.

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