Being one of the most vibrant countries in Southeast Asia, there is no doubt we are proud to have Malaysia as our study destination. The rich culture, amazing food, bustling metropolises, lush green tropics, amazing shopping and dirt-cheap prices, are a few reasons why Malaysia has earned the slogan „Truly Asia“. Here are Fabian’s top 5 reasons why you should study in Malaysia

5 reasons why you should study in Malaysia

Studies in Malaysia will give you a better understanding on Asia’s growing importance in today’s globalized world.

1. Malaysia is Asia’s Emerging Higher Education Hub

Malaysia is quickly becoming a top study destination for students from all over the world, ranking 9th on UNESCO’s top countries for international students in 2015. Studies in Malaysia will give you a better understanding on Asia’s growing importance in today’s globalized world.

Malaysia is quickly becoming a top study destination for students from all over the world!

2. Malaysia has Great Universities

Malaysian universities are getting better and better. Asia Exchanges partner university, Universiti Putra Malaysia is ranked as the second best university in Malaysia (Times Higher Education 2016) and acknowledged among the top 400 universities in the world (QS World Ranking, place 376).  Located in Kuala Lumpur, students gain a top-notch education and the experience of living in a modern, wonderfully varied metropolis.

Universiti Putra Malaysia is ranked as the second best university in Malaysia.

3. There is No Language Barrier

The official and national language of Malaysia is Malaysian, which is a standardized form of the Malay language. However, since the majority of the people in Malaysia understand and speak English very well, there is no crucial need for you to master the Malaysian language. A semester or two in Malaysia gives you a great opportunity to improve your English skills.

Malaysians understand and speak English very well. However, they will  appreciate a lot if you try to communicate with them in their own language.

 

4. High Quality of Life at Low Cost

Western students are often amazed by how low living expenses in Malaysia are. In Malaysia you get high quality of life at a low cost. As an international student you have the chance to live comfortably with just about 1100 MYR a month, inclusive of food, accommodation and other daily expenses. Swimming pools are not a rare sight. Interested in affordable five-star hotel luxury accommodation even as a student? In Malaysia it is possible! 

In Malaysia you can live a luxurious life for very little money.

5. Culture and Diversity

Malaysia is a country of contrasts and surprises, a bubbly blend of people and ideologies. The laid-back, friendly Malaysians love to socialize and welcome you to their country with a smile. The stunning variety of attractions and free-time activities in the thrilling metropolitan area of Kuala Lumpur and the natural wonders of Malaysia such as Langkawi, Taman Negara and Cameron Highlands ensure you will never run out of things to see and do.

Taman Negara is the world´s oldest rainforest, a must to visit when you are in Malaysia.

Find out more about studying Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Aktuell im Blog

28.11.2019

Business, videos and studying in Bali

Business, videos and studying is a good combination if you live in Bali Nils Pettersson is a Swedish exchange student currently doing a semester at…

→ Mehr Infos

25.11.2019

An exchange semester in Hong Kong canceled? Here are the easiest solutions!

Was your exchange semester in Hong Kong canceled? Did you have to cut short your autumn semester? Are you still looking for an option to…

→ Mehr Infos

22.11.2019

How expensive is it to live in Bali?

Are the prices for living, eating and exploring in Bali as expensive as in Europe? My last month as a student in Bali is about…

→ Mehr Infos

06.11.2019

What You Need To Know Before Starting Your Studies in Bangkok

Our Bangkok student Maike gives 5 tips on what you need to know before starting your studies in Bangkok My semester abroad in Bangkok is…

→ Mehr Infos

29.10.2019

An internship while studying

Karoliina is doing an internship while studying in Bali. Karoliina Rehnberg is a Finnish exchange student at Udayana University in Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia. She has…

→ Mehr Infos

18.10.2019

Life As a student in Palmerston North, New Zealand

What can you do as an exchange student in Palmerston North? My first month at the IPU in Palmerston North has already passed. After I…

→ Mehr Infos

18.09.2019

Semester Start in Bali Autumn 2019

A look at the start of autumn semester 2019 in Bali September has come once again and in Bali that reckons the beginning of an…

→ Mehr Infos

13.09.2019

How to travel safely in Bangkok?

Tips on how to stay safe in Bangkok Bangkok, the lively capital of Thailand, is a central hotspot in Southeast Asia and one of the…

→ Mehr Infos

Aktuelle Infos und interessante Geschichten von Asia Exchange

Newsletter abonnieren

Wir schicken dir auch einen kostenlosen University Profiles Guide!
Join Our Newsletter

Your information is safe with us. Unsubscribe any time.

Asia Exchange, Vuorikatu 3 L 3 33100 Tampere, Finland
Email: info@asiaexchange.org
Tel: +358 45 322 1230, Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm (GMT +2)
WhatsApp: +358 45 322 1230

Privacy Policy

Site by Atomi

© 2007-2019 Asia Exchange