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Study Abroad/ Student Exchange Opportunities


*Full-Scholarship Program


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia welcomes you to the programme on behalf of Ministry of Education Malaysia; the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia; and Office of Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Education, Thailand; and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization-Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development (SEAMEO RIHED) to the ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) Programme.


This program is fully-funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia


The home university will cover accommodation, International Health Insurance, Support Flight ticket and Allot monthly allowance.


The Host university will waive tuition fees and facilities fees, provide basic medical provision (in-house health centres), help locate students accommodation and established buddy/ tutoring/counselling to the student.


Financial Support 2019


Country Allocation
BRUNEI RM 8,000*
JAPAN RM 10,000*
KOREA RM 10,000*


*one semester
*subject to change




  • Engineering
  • Management




  • Registered as an active student at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Undergraduate student (Bachelor)
  • Must complete a semester study in UTM and must NOT in the last semester study in UTM
  • Have a great point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Possess a good command of the English Language
  • Have good health condition
  • Be physically present in UTM at the time of application
  • Must agree to enrol at the host institution as described in the program plan
  • Must agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the host institution or placement provider.
  • Should demonstrate empathy and understanding of cultural difference
  • Should demonstrate excellent personal skills.
  • Agree to be responsible for the costs incurred.  The students may seek other sources of sponsors including that provided by UTM to subsidise some expenses including travel, accommodation and insurance expenses.


List of partner universities in AIMS:


University Semester Details
Sem I Deadline Sem II Deadline
Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia Aug-Dec 15th March  Jan-May 15th July Website
University Semester Details
Sem I Deadline Sem II Deadline
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam  Aug-Dec 29th Feb Jan-May 20th Oct Website
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University Semester Details
Sem I Deadline Sem II Deadline
King Mongkuts Univ. of Tech. Thonburi, Thailand Aug-Dec 12th May Jan-May 31th Nov Website
 Prince of Songkla University Aug-Dec  30th Apr Jan-May 30th Aug Website
University Semester Details
Sem I Deadline Sem II Deadline
University of Transport and Communications, Vietnam  Sept-Jan TBC Feb-June TBC Website
Thai Nguyen University of Technology Sept-Jan TBC Feb-June TBC Website
University Semester Details
Sem I Deadline Sem II Deadline
University of Mindanao June-Oct  TBC Nov-Mar  TBC Website
University Semester Details
Sem I Deadline Sem II Deadline
Hiroshima University Oct-Feb 10th Feb Apr-Aug 10th Feb Website
Sophia University Sept-Feb  1st March  Apr-Aug  30th Aug Website
University of Tsukuba Sept-Feb 1st March Apr-Sept 30th Aug Website
Tokyo Metropolitan University Sept-Feb 28th Jan Apr-Sept 30th Aug Website
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Sept-Feb To be confirmed Apr-Sept 30th Aug Website


The student may also choose from these options:



Click here to get information on Term and Condition or to apply. Kindly contact us, UTM International for further details.


AIMS Coordinator:


Ms. Fasihah Mohd Jaslan
Assistant Registrar
UTM International
Block S19, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Email : fasihah@utm.my/ globaleducation@utm.my


Important Notes


  • Discuss with students’ academic advisor/deputy dean (academic)/dean of the faculty regarding academic matters and subjects selection at host university and receive acceptance letter from host university before applying to UTM International
  • Inform parents /guardian about participation in study abroad program
  • Pay tuition fees at home university (UTM) before depart to host university
  • The student who plans to do an exchange program to non-partner universities are required to apply at host university by themselves but approval by UTM for going abroad is COMPULSORY.  Please complete and submit Study Abroad Application Form to UTM International