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UTAR's Student Exchange Program (SEP). (Call for applications for May trimester and Oct. trimester)


Student Exchange Programmes (SEP) are catered for overseas students (inbound) and UTAR students (outbound) who desire to experience in-depth academic learning to meet the competitive global demand while immersing in a new culture abroad. It provides global networking opportunities for students to experience overseas student life, pursue high quality academic programmes, pick up a new language, experience new cultures and gain global network.

University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia
Student Exchange Programme (SEP)
University website https://www.utar.edu.my/
Program website https://cee.utar.edu.my/SEP/
Available Duration of Program Student may enroll in any one trimester to a maximum of one academic year.
Language Requirement There is no language requirement for exchange students, but it would be better if students have English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.0 or above, especially for English-taught courses.
If students plan to take courses in English Language and English Education programs, the English requirement is IELTS 6.0 or above.
Application Period and how to apply May Trimester: Jan. 1st - Feb. 28th, 2022
October Trimester: May 1st - June 30th, 2022
Please consult with your supervisor and obtain approval. When applying, please notify Division for Global Education(dge[@]ad.naist.jp) that you are applying.
For application details,
・UTAR (SEP) Information Sheet (updated as at 11.01.2022).pdf
Tuition and fees Tuition fee is waived according to the agreed number of inbound exchange student stated in STUDENT EXCHANGE AGREEMENT.
Travel, accommodation, other fees Pay at your own expense
1ヶ月の生活費の目安 Accommodation: RM 400 to RM 900 (Off-Campus housing)
Food: RM 600 to RM1000 (Three meals per day)
Transport: RM 30 to RM 70 (UTAR or Public Transport)
Others*: RM 200 to RM 300

Estimated cost per month: RM1230 to RM2270

 *Entertainment, clothes, mobile phone, utilities, books etc.
Travel advisory to Malaysia SOP for UTAR International Students Who Are Abroad and Wish to Return to Malaysia_DISS_as of 161221.pdf
FAQ on Entry Procedures for International Students Going Back to Campus.pdf
Other MEXT scholars or scholars with other private foundation may not be eligible to participate in this program due to the scholarship rules and regulations. Please check your status and related rules in advance.