UPM, a leading research university in Malaysia is located in Serdang, next to Malaysia’s administrative capital city; Putrajaya. As a world renowned centre of learning and research, UPM has attracted students and staff from all around the world making it a well- respected global entity.
Why Choose UPM?
The location of UPM midway between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to the south and the Malaysia federal capital of Kuala Lumpur to the north, is ideal for an institution of learning and research. This allows for the privacy and quiet conducive for intellectual pursuits while at the same time places it within easy driving distance of urban attractions like shopping, entertainment and dining.
When you come to Malaysia in search of knowledge, or to seek a unique cultural experience, and choose Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), you know you’ve made the right choice, for many good reasons.
UPM is one of the premier universities in Malaysia and also one of the five leading research universities in the country. It is an established institution of higher learning, endowed with a legacy of knowledge that goes back more than three-quarters of a century, to 1931, when it began as a modest school of agriculture.
Today, UPM is one of the largest Malaysia public universities with a total student population of approximately 30,000. It is also a mini commonwealth of nations, with more than 3,000 international students from over 60 different countries. Add to this the unique cultural diversity of Malaysian students and UPM is nothing less than a remarkable melting pot of cultures.
At UPM, as you will find in all parts of Malaysia, we have learned to accept differences and found unity, harmony and peace in diversity.
Our Vision, Mission & Goals
As a premier institution of learning, widely recognized for leadership in research and innovation, UPM continues to strive for excellence. In order to motivate the entire university community towards achieving excellence, it ensures that all the members, both students and members of staff, share the responsibility of strictly adhering to the demands of the University’s vision, mission and goals.
To become a university of international repute.
To make meaningful contributions towards wealth creation, nation building and universal human advancement through the exploration and dissemination of knowledge.
- Goal 1
Enhancing the Quality and Competitiveness of Graduates
- Goal 2
Creating Value through a Strong and Sustainable RDCE
- Goal 3
Boosting Industry and Community Networking Services
- Goal 4
Strengthening UPM as a Centre of Excellence in Agriculture
- Goal 5
Enhancing the Quality of Governance
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