A multi-disciplinary university with a distinguished 89-year history, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is globally recognised for our excellent educational and academic disciplines and programmes that have contributed immensely to knowledge and skilled human capital development since 1931.
UPM is a premier centre of higher education in the region in providing various fields of study facilitating national development in the new millennium, particularly in the areas of agriculture and food related disciplines, engineering, biotechnology, business and communications.
UPM is ranked 33rd in the QS Asia University Rankings 2020, and 132nd in the QS World University Rankings 2021. UPM is also ranked 10th in the world as the World’s Best Young University for 2021 and the first ever Malaysian university to penetrate the top ten in that category.
Our distinguished, internationally acclaimed academics are committed to help our students achieve their dreams and nurture their mind and intellect. Our research culture and world-class multi-disciplinary researchers integrates knowledge and innovation in guiding our students to achieve academic excellence. About ninety-three percent out of 1,834 academic staff are PhD holders, and of that number, 40 percent are young academicians with a positive working culture of UPM values and ihsan.