Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia markets itself as ‘Truly Asia’, referring to the country’s three dominant cultures (Malay, Chinese and Indian), which can be experienced throughout the country. In Malaysia, the teaching language at many universities is English and Kuala Lumpur is a regional hub of education. The country is dominated by a moderate Muslim culture, which will be an exciting and educational challenge for you.

Partner institutions

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur
  • Berjaya College

Language of instruction

English at many universities.

Possibilities for stays in Malaysia

Summer schoolSummer school in Malaysia

Semester abroadSemester at University of Kuala Lumpur

Internship abroad: Many large Malaysian and international companies in Malaysia work entirely in English. This provides a unique opportunity to apply for internship in Kuala Lumpur and other large Malaysian cities.  In addition to business internships, Malaysia is known for a very large palm oil industry, which also provides internship possibilities for agricultural students and others, eg. at United Plantations.

The job and internship website Jobstreet is a good starting point for finding an internship in Malaysia.

Get more information about internship abroad

Visa information about Malaysia

Stays of less than 3 months: Most nationalities do not need a visa for short stays. Check if this is true in your case.

Stays of more than 3 months: Most nationalities need visa for longer stays. Check rules and rates in the website of the Malaysian embassy in Stockholm.  For student exchange stays in Malaysia, please contact the International Office for an invitation letter/enrolment letter from our university partner in Malaysia.

Malaysian Embassy for residents in Denmark (also with foreign citizenship)

Go to visa application form (pdf)

Additional information

Danish Embassy in Malaysia.

Frederikke did her third semester in Malaysia

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