Malaysian Universities are Climbing in the University Rankings.
Malaysia is an expanding educational center. Numerous public and private institutions, as well as worldwide branch campuses, are located in this nation. These include Monash University, Nottingham University, Curtin University, Swinburne University of Technology, and Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.
The QS World University Rankings 2022 ranks Universiti Malaya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as the 65th, 143rd, and 144th best universities in Malaysia. The Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2022 featured a total of 17 Malaysian universities, up from 12 in 2021.
Separately, a recent research indicated that overseas student applications for PhD programs at Malaysian universities have increased. Education Malaysia Services (EMGS) reported 11,161 overseas candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in public and commercial institutions in 2021. The applicant numbers have nearly increased from 2020, when only 6,348 applications were received.
In recent years, Malaysia has become the preferred destination for overseas students seeking higher education, according to EMGS. “It is intriguing to learn that a significant number of international students are pursuing PhDs in Malaysia at now.”
Previously, Yaakob declared that Malaysia’s borders would reopen to international travelers on April 1, 2022. Those who are fully immunized will not be required to enter quarantine. Travelers are required to undergo an RT-PCR test two days before to their flight and a quick test (RTK) upon arrival in Malaysia.