University Putra Malaysia
Region: South-Eastern Asia
Country/Region: Malaysia
Found Year: 1931
Address: UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA
Introduction

Universiti Putra Malaysia advanced on all fronts: physical, academic, as well as research and development. The discipline in the University has evolved tremendously in tune with the rapid industrialization of the country’s economy as well as the fast development of related technologies such as ICT and biotechnology besides reflecting its emphasis on new tropical agriculture which is multi-disciplinary, technology driven and market oriented. Currently, UPM has 16 faculties, one school, 10 research institutes and one Academy. UPM has expanded the scope of its academic and research disciplines to include engineering, medical sciences, pure sciences, biotechnology, economics, management, education, languages and communication. These disciplines enhance the new agriculture through related fields such as agriculture and food engineering, biotechnology, agribusiness and ICT in agriculture. This synergy of vibrant and enterprising disciplines has allowed UPM to gain national and international recognition as well as leadership in academia, industry and public advocacy. Based on its excellent performance, the University has been recognized as one of 5 Research Universities (RU) in 2006 by the Government of Malaysia. One of the factors that have contributed to its success is its conducive institutional set up, physical layout human resource, academic programmes, research and development. UPM also has an impressive record of academic awards conferred by renowned international and local agencies or institutions. Among these awards are: Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology (by UNESCO); IRTE and Prince Michael International Road Safety Award (United Kingdom); and Young Chemist Award to be named a fews. The Graduate School of Management has been chosen by the Ministry of Higher Education as Top Business Schools in Malaysia. A number of UPM academic staff has also been appointed to top positions in the public and private sectors on the basis of the expertise and experience.UPM’s human capital are highly trained and experienced.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
701-800
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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501-600
2017
601-700
2018
701-800
2019
701-800
2020
701-800
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Hospitality & Tourism Management
51-75
Food Science & Technology
76-100
Veterinary Sciences
151-200
Atmospheric Science
301-400
Agricultural Sciences
301-400
Earth Sciences
401-500
Chemical Engineering
401-500
Biotechnology
401-500
Key Statistics
20018
Total Enrollment
23.0%
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