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International Medical University (IMU)


14 Undergraduate programs
12 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established Data not available
Campus setting Suburban
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
foreign students 10%
Nationalities Data not available

About International Medical University (IMU)

Welcome to the International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia's premier private institution specializing in medical and healthcare education for over 22 years. Our university prides itself on offering a comprehensive range of programs in both conventional and complementary medicine, making us a pioneer in holistic healthcare education.

Established in 1992, IMU has garnered international acclaim for its commitment to excellence in education at all levels, from pre-university to postgraduate studies and continuing professional development. Our undergraduate programs encompass local and international tracks, providing students with a diverse array of educational pathways to pursue their dreams.

One of IMU's groundbreaking initiatives is the Partner Medical School program, a first of its kind globally. This innovative program enables students to commence their education in Malaysia while earning a degree from prestigious international universities. Over the years, IMU has expanded its network to include over 30 esteemed partner universities across the globe, offering students unparalleled opportunities for academic advancement.

Located in the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur, our main campus in Bukit Jalil serves as a hub of academic excellence. Additionally, IMU has established clinical schools in Seremban, Kuala Pilah, Batu Pahat, and Kluang, providing students with hands-on clinical training and exposure to real-world healthcare settings.

With a diverse student body representing over 30 countries worldwide, IMU offers a rich multicultural learning environment that fosters collaboration and cross-cultural exchange. Our comprehensive range of programs includes pre-university courses, undergraduate degrees in medical and health sciences, and postgraduate studies in various specialized fields.

At IMU, our learning model is built on core values that promote critical thinking, reflection, and proactive learning. We are committed to nurturing competent healthcare professionals who are lifelong learners and ethical leaders in their fields.

Join us at the International Medical University and embark on a transformative educational journey that will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and values to make a positive impact in the world of healthcare.



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The IMU accommodation is at the Vista Komanwel/Covillea (Bukit Jalil), a condominium opposite of the IMU campus. The condominium is within easy walking distance of all teaching and research facilities in Bukit Jalil.

All our accommodation is designed as individual condominium for students to share. Rooms can be either single room or twin sharing and the students share a kitchen/living/dining area with other housemates.

Each accommodation unit at the Vista Komanwel/Covillea(Bukit Jalil) comes fully furnished with refrigerator, microwave, jug kettle and kitchen cabinet, study table and chair, bookcase, single bed, mattress, 6-seater dining table, 2.5-seater lounge set, coffee table, 2-door wardrobe, curtains, ceiling fan in all rooms including living and dining area. Internet facilities are available in the hostel accommodation. All residents will have access to recreational facilities such as the gymnasium, swimming pool and badminton court as well as enjoy the convenience of laundry services and mini market nearby.

Vista Komanwel/Covillea(Bukit Jalil) is also easily accessible as it is conveniently located within a 10-minute walking distance to the Sri Petaling LRT station and is connected to the Lebuhraya Kuala Lumpur-Seremban and Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS). Students can enjoy greater mobility at minimal costs by taking advantage of the availability of multiple public transport system. Outstation students will also have easy access to the interstate bus terminal nearby.

Within the location of Vista Komanwel/Covillea(Bukit Jalil) are the recreational centres of the Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort, Commonwealth Hill and the Bukit Jalil National Stadium which offer a variety of sporting facilities of international standards.

The Vista Komanwel/Covillea(Bukit Jalil) has regular cleanliness maintenance at the common areas including daily rubbish disposal services and periodical anti-aedes fumigation courtesy of the management.

Residents can feel safe knowing that the condominium is protected by a 24-hour security services.


IMU campus has a wide range of facilities for students to get the most out of their study experience while making life at the University as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.


  • Library
  • Medical Museum
  • Lecturers Hall
  • Dental Skills Centre (DSC)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics Lab
  • Research Laboratories
  • Multi-disciplinary Labs (MDL)
  • E-Learning
  • Skills Centre
  • Clinics and Healthcare Centres
  • Student Lounge
  • Hostel

The main campus of IMU is located in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since 1999, IMU has established clinical schools in Seremban and Kuala Pilah (Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia) as well as Batu Pahat and Kluang (Johor, Malaysia).

The University's main campus is nestled in a small suburb, Bukit Jalil, about 20 km south of the city of Kuala Lumpur, away from the hustle and bustle of hurried life.

Bukit Jalil is easily accessible by public transport as it is conveniently located within a 5-minute walking distance to the Sri Petaling Light Rail Transit (LRT) station, which connects to the rest of the transportation networks around the city.

The University is also right next door to Bukit Komanwel, a hilly reserve park serving as a great space to refresh, recharge and unwind. In addition, the campus is situated near the National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil, allowing students to gain access to world-class sports facilities for swimming, football, hockey, squash and a host of other sporting activities. The stadiums are also the main venues for a variety of events, including sporting events and concerts for top local and international singers.

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Medium (1,001 to 10,000)

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Why study at IMU :

  1. Research Opportunities: IMU encourages research and innovation among its students and faculty members. The university offers various research opportunities, including summer research programs, research grants, and collaborations with industry partners, allowing students to contribute to advancements in medical and healthcare fields.
  2. Global Exchange Programs: IMU offers international exchange programs that allow students to study abroad at partner universities around the world. These programs provide students with the opportunity to gain cross-cultural experience, broaden their perspectives, and expand their professional networks.

  3. Community Engagement: IMU is actively involved in community outreach and service projects aimed at improving healthcare access and outcomes in underserved communities. Students have the opportunity to participate in these initiatives, gaining valuable practical experience while making a positive impact on society.

  4. Alumni Success Stories: IMU boasts a strong network of alumni who have gone on to achieve success in various healthcare professions worldwide. These alumni serve as mentors and role models for current students, inspiring them to pursue their career goals and make a difference in the world.



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