Networks and Alliances

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is a member institution of and is actively participating in international networks and alliances as follows:

  1. Asia Technological University Network (ATU-Net)
    UTM is the Chair and Secretariat of this network (
  2. ASEAN Learning Network (ALN) (
  3. Asia-Oceania Five Universities Alliance
  4. Asia-Pacific University – Community Engagement Network (APUCEN) (
  5. ASEAN University Network / South East Asia Engineering Education Development Network (AUN/SEED-Net) (
  6. Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) (
  7. Erasmus+
    UTM is part of a mobility network between Europe and Asia ( and is actively involved as coordinator and participant for a number of Capacity Building in the Higher Education projects (
  8. U-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI) (
  9. Global Technology Initiative (GTI) Consortium (
  10. Indonesia-Malaysia Research Consortium (I’MRC) (
  11. International Society for Educational Initiatives (ISEI) (
  12. Japanese University Consortium (JUC)
  13. Malaysia-France University Centre (MFUC) point of contact network aims to strengthen the bilateral cooperation and to stimulate new cooperation between French and Malaysian higher education institutions. (
    The MEVLANA exchange programme provides mobility and scholarship opportunities for students and academic staff between the Turkish higher education institutions and higher education institutions of other countries.
  15. Presidents’ Forum of Southeast and South Asia and Taiwan Universities (SATU Presidents’ Forum) (
  16. Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research Network (ProSPER.Net) (
  17. South East Asian Technical University Consortium (SEATUC)
    UTM is a board member and steering committee. For the SEATUC2019, one UTM staff is appointed as Chief Editor, and others invited as reviewers for journal and conference (
  18. Swiss-ASEAN Learning and Teaching (SALT) Association
    UTM is a board member ( and UTM Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) is the Co-chair for the 2nd Connect-us Conference (
  19. The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (OBHE) (
  20. University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR) (
  21. World Technological University Network (WTUN) (

UTM is also a member of the following networks that concentrate mainly on student mobility:

  1. ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) ( (
  2. University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) (
  3. Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) (
  4. Global Education for Engineers and Entrepreneurs (GE4) ( (
  5. European Union Support to Higher Education (SHARE) (

UTM is also actively participating in associations, including the following:

  1. Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)
    UTM is the lead host for APAIE2019 (
  2. European Association for International Education (EAIE) (
  3. National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) (

For more information, contact Dr Farhana Diana Deris (Manager, International Alliances) at or