Global Networks

The University of Malaya recognises the value of international cooperation and networking with institutions and organisations globally. A selection of networks that we actively participate in are listed below.  


Selected International & Local Associations

Africa-Asia Development University Network (AADUN) 

Asean-China Network for Cooperation and Exchanges among Engineering and Technology Universities (ACNET-EngTech)

Association of Malaysian Universities (AMU)



Asia Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)

Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP)

Asia Pacific Leaders (APL)


Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

APRU Vision: “As the only network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region. We bring together thought leaders, researchers, and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.”

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

Asia Pacific University – Community Engagement Network (APUCEN)

Association of South East Asia Institute for Higher Learning (ASAIHIL)

ASEAN-European Academic University Network

Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)

Asian Heads of Research Councils (ASIAHORCs)

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA)

ASEAN University Network (AUN)

Asian University President’s Forum (AUPF)

British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC)

Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM)

Council for Advancement And Support of Education (CASE)

Council for European Studies (CES)

Commonwealth Universities Study Abroad Consortium (CUSAC)

European Union-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI)

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

The Associaton of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


International Association of Universities (IAU)

International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

IMT-GT University Network (IMT-GT UNINET)

International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN)

Malaysian-American Commision on Educational Exchange (MACEE)

Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI)

Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (Institut Tadbir Urus Korporat Malaysia) (MICG)

Majlis Penasihat Undang-Undang (MPUU)


Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA)

Malaysian Higher Education Institutions Quality Assurance Network (MyQAN)

Persatuan Badan Berkanun Malaysia (PBBM)

Publishers International Linking Association (PILA)

Presidents' Forum of Southeast and 
South Asia and Taiwan Universities 
(SATU Presidents' Forum)

Silk-road Universities Network (SUN)