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Inbound Mobility


USM-IMCC offers a wide range of Study Abroad Programmes for students from our partner universities across the globe. These programmes are offered at undergraduate and postgraduate level. International students from our partner universities can download the forms  to apply according to the myriad of mobility programmes offered. USM, a university in a garden with international students of more than 70 nationalities currently registered at USM offers excellent higher education opportunities to students from around the world to come for an experience of a lifetime in Penang, Malaysia. So what are you waiting for? This is the time for you to seek what’s best for you and to explore new things!


A credit transfer programme where students study in USM for one or two semesters. Required courses enrollment are from 9 to 21 credit units. USM-IMCC will provide you with a lot of fun activities during your exchange program in USM.


Research attachment programmes can be performed at one of our high end and cutting edge laboratories or facilities at USM to enhance research skills and in-depth understanding of research areas. The programme will be supervised by an expert in the field at our Schools/Centres and is more suitable for postgraduate undergoing research study at their home countries.


The short-term programme is tailor-made to cater the needs of our partner universities for mobility events in a short period of time. Under this programme, USM International Office can plan a credit transfer programme or non credit programme to suit your interests.

As for the summer programme, who knows best about summer other than Malaysians? We offer you an exciting credit transfer Summer Programme at USM that suits brimming with cultural activities that will allow you to explore Malaysia in all its diverse beauty. Kindly contact us for more information regarding the Short Term and Summer Programmes in USM.

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