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International Relations Centre (UKM Global)

Announcement: Temporary Cancellation of Physical Inbound Exchange of UKM Program for March 2021 Intake.

Outbound Student

At UKM you can choose from the many corners of the world to exchange, explore and experience! From our long list of partner universities, we provide you a bridge to continue your studies and travel to where you desire. What better way can you explore the world whilst completing your studies? Go Global!

Participate in an outbound exchange program with a partner university to witness and experience the colors of different cultures across the world.

Study abroad and create a better you. Interested? Head on to our LIST of what you need to know and do before going for an outbound exchange program.

UKM Global coordinates the application of students in multiple semester exchange programs organized by PARTNER universities. Your time spent abroad will not only be educational – it will also deepen your understanding of other cultures in this world we share.

Review Requirements and Eligibility

➠ Registered as a full-time UKM student and enrolled in an undergraduate program.
➠ Completed at least two academic semesters at UKM.
➠ Have a good English proficiency in both speaking and writing.
➠ Meet good academic standing as outlined in the current.
➠ Must agree to abide by the rules and regulations of UKM or host university.
➠ Agree to be responsible for the cost incurred.


Do Your Research

➠ Review the partner universities requirements for detailed information on exchange such as how to apply, courses available, academic calendar, previous records of exchange with UKM, funding and living costs.

➠ Use the application documents (How to Apply) as planning tools to help guide your research.


How to apply?

Step 1: Email exchange@ukm.edu.my or book an appointment with our Exchange Team to consult about your exchange plan.

Step 2: Discuss with your Program Coordinator/ Deputy Dean (Academic) on exchange pertaining to your degree requirement, your major, understanding your academic requirement for graduation purposes and credit transfer.

Step 3: Complete the Host University application form.

Step 4: Submit completed required documents.

Step 5(a): Apply for the required Mobility Fund (LINK). Review the term and condition HERE before fill up the form.

Step 5(b): Apply for approval to go abroad via ‘Sistem Integrasi Pengurusan Bakat/Aktiviti/Resume Pelajar UKM (iSTAR)’ at https://istar.ukm.my.

Step 6: Wait for the issuance of Offer Letter from the Host University.

Mobility Funds

For the outbound programme where UKM students are sent abroad, the UKM Global provides financial support to students to expand their UKM experience with academic programmes and experiences offered outside Malaysia. Travel grants for qualified students are given to enable them to participate in student-exchange programmes and attach themselves to industries in foreign universities, laboratories and companies. This financial support is open to Malaysian Undergraduate students from all faculties. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Guidelines as attached below.

There are several outbound mobility funding that is available:

  • The ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) by MOE
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN) Exchange Programme
  • PKS / Faculties / PAP
  • from the variuos MoU and MoA

Click HERE to download the Fund Application Form (Borang Permohonan Dana Mobiliti Pelajar (Ke Luar Negara).

Click HERE for application Term & Condition.