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Asia Pacific University

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About the University 🏫

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), is a state-of-the-art university located in Kuala Lumpur. APU specializes in technology, innovation and business disciplines, where there is a wide range of subjects in these areas, and taught in rooms that look like something from a futuristic film.

Education is enriched with rooms filled with diversity, as APU has a student environment with 6000 international students from over 100 different countries. In addition to the high standard of living in the student city, top teaching quality and state-of-the-art facilities, the international popularity is also due to the fact that all subjects are taught in English.

With more than 12,000 students from over 130 countries in a top-modern Asian university with all English lessons, you can count on the full international experience. The new friends and networks you get from around the globe can socialize even more with one of the universities more than 40 organizations and clubs that cultivate different interests in sports, culture and more.

About the city 🌇

The capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, hits the mark for the travelling spirit who dearly wants to experience all that the world has to offer, at once.

A state-of-the-art capital with vibrant city life in the form of shimmering skyscrapers, cosy street markets and shopping opportunities you never imagined. In addition to the vibrant city life, Kuala Lumpur offers countless of nearby islands, interesting wildlife and one of the planet's most multicultural populations.

It is not only on APU that it is optional whether you want to learn Malay since large sections of the population possess excellent English skills. Despite local culture, you won't feel too far away from home as Malaysia has some fondness for Western culture. Therefore, you can still start the day with your Starbucks coffee and order a rideshare-app to the nearest shopping centre.

You will surely enjoy the adventure in Kuala Lumpur's temples, exotic markets and historical museums. You can leave the winter jacket at home, as Malaysia's tropical climate ensures you temperatures between 20 and 30 degrees all year round.

On campus

On APU you have the opportunity to stay in their campus rooms. The rooms are fully furnished with bed, closet and desk.

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APU offers accommodation in apartment buildings located near campus. These are apartments shared with 3 to 6 rooms. In the apartments you can enjoy standard facilities such as living room, kitchen facilities and common areas, but also access to cafeteria, laundry, swimming pool, convenience stores and even security guards on 24-hour duty.

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Admission Requirements

What are the Entry Requirements?

To apply for courses and programmes at Asia Pacific University, you must meet the general and specific entry requirements.

Documents required from students to apply to Asia Pacific University are:

  • Official copies of secondary school transcripts showing courses taken throughout the year and grades received (English version of the document)
  • Award Certificates
  • Passport
  • Health Insurance
  • Evidence of English proficiency if you are a non-native English-speaking student.

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What are the English Requirements?

The English requirements to get admitted to Asia Pacific University in Kuala Lumpur can be sufficed in several ways. Below are the options for students to prove their English proficiency:

You will be able to provide evidence of your English language skills if you have:

  • completed an English language test such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL or Cambridge
  • completed some types of university (tertiary) or high-school (secondary) studies taught in English

See more about the English requirements at Asia Pacific University.

What are the Tuition Fees?

Tuition fees for international students at Asia Pacific University vary depending on the course you choose. The tuition fee at Asia Pacific University ranges from 6.900 USD to 7.900 USD per year for international students.

The tuition fee for a study abroad semester at Asia Pacific University for 4 units which equals to 30 ECTS is approx. 3800 USD.

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What are the semester start dates?

Asia Pacific University uses a semester system for both full-degree students and semester abroad students studying to receive credit towards their home degree system. The semester system is equivalent in course load and duration to a three-trimester system. Students can start their studies in January, June or August.

See more about Asia Pacific University's important dates in the academic calendar.

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