It is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometers separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo. Land borders are shared with Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei, and maritime borders exist with Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government.
The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, which plays a large role in politics. The constitution declares Islam as the state religion while protecting freedom of religion
Why Study in Malaysia ?
A high quality educational system with international standards, closely monitored by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia has the vision to turn the country into a Centre of Excellence for Higher Education. It is also possible to get foreign degree qualifications studying fully in Malaysia from countries like US, UK, Australia, Canada, etc.. Malaysia offers a high quality of life at a comparatively low expenditure of studying and also living. Malaysia has proved to be a comfortable, peaceful and safe environment for students to live and study in.
Malaysia has a classic equatorial tropical climate with high temperatures and wet months throughout the year. It has annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons
Temperatures at sea level range from 21° C to 32°C, whilst at higher elevations it is much cooler with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C
Travel & Transportation
- There are express buses that serve different cities
- Train is probably the most convenient way to travel
- Students discounts are also available