Universiti Putra Malaysia

Universiti Putra Malaysia

University Putra Malaysia is a public research university located at Serdang, close to the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. Formerly known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, UPM started off as a university specialising in the agriculture sector. Besides the main campus at Serdang, UPM has a branch campus located at Bintulu, Sarawak.

UPM consists of 16 faculties, 9 institutes and a Graduate School of Management that upholds the university’s high standard of scientific inquisition and research.

As one of the universities with the highest number of doctorate holders, UPM is sure to fulfill every academic need. Graduate students need not long far for someone with the expertise and experience they require, while those who are interested in fieldwork would have plenty of opportunity with UPM’s extensive encouragement in aiding staff and students alike to procure funding.

Institution Type

Public University

Contact Address

Universiti Putra Malaysia

43400 UPM Serdang




(+603) 8946 6000

(+603) 8948 7273


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