International Relations Centre (UKM Global)

 Towards Greater Years Together!


The course on Indigenous Communities introduces and provides you with selected topics based on continuity and change of culture of indigenous communities in Malaysia. Participant learn about the unique culture, the minority struggles, the process of cultural transformation and the future of indigenous communities in Malaysia. The course offers a total of four credits hour and participants will receive a certificate and academic transcript upon completion of the programme.


  • Introduce participants to the study of the unique cultures of indigenous communities in Malaysia.

  • Enable participants to understand the communities' history and the process of cultural adaptation and transformation.

  • Allow participants to gain first-hand experience and document visuals of various cultural elements of indigenous communities.


Lecture series on multiculturalism in Malaysia, socio culture, economic, ethnograph of indigenous people, the native of Sabah and Sarawak and cultural relativity and sensitivity.


Group activities on understanding indigenous community, community outreach and experiential learning to selected indigenous community.


Experiential learning to selected indigenous community.

  • Cultural trips
  • Group cultural performances
  • Basic conversational Malay language

Program fee covers the following:

  • Accommodation
  • Land arrangements
  • Selected meals are provided
  • Local transportation
  • Entrance fees to cultural sites
  • Program kits and courses materials


Contact Our Team

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