Monash University Malaysia


Monash University Malaysia is a universitywide partner in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Academic calendar

Semester I: last week of February - 3rd week of June
Semester II: 3rd week of July - 3rd week of November

Orientation generally commences the last week of February for Semester I and the 3rd week of February for Semester II.

Exams take place in June for Semester I and in November for Semester II.

Key dates


GPA (Average Grade)

The GPA requirement at this university is 3.0. This is comparable to an average grade 7.0 or above at Utrecht University. 
You must meet the GPA requirement at the moment of application at Utrecht University (1st of December)

Language Requirement

If you are selected to go to Monash keep in mind that you will have to meet the English Language Requirements. You don’t have to worry about this until after you have been selected by UU. The requirements are:

  • A grade of 6 or higher in final year English VWO or
  • A test result accepted by Monash. Look at the website for the details.
Areas of study open to exchange students
  • Art and Social Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Psychology
  • Science 
Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


For language enthusiasts, the Malay Language is a non-credit earning unit, ideal for those who wish to learn the local language during their exchange in Malaysia

Housing assistance

There are many comfortable and affordable accommodation options within walking distance to Monash University Malaysia. You may choose to live in on-campus or off-campus accommodation. Some options are the Sunway-managed residences and other student-friendly accommodation options. Find out more about your options on the website.

Information for off-campus accommodation options is available for you to research in advance before you arrive. It is advisable to narrow down your search to the Bandar Sunway area which is located in the State of Selangor for ease of commuting to campus.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around 1500 RM per month. This is around 350 EUR. (Estimate from 2022).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


A normal full-time load at Monash is 24 credit points (four units/subjects), but 18 credit points (three units/subjects) is permitted. You cannot enroll in more than 24 credit points or less than 18 credit points per semester.

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table


Number of places available

10 places per year


Monash University Malaysia is a new destination, so it is not known yet whether selection will be necessary.


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona


Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

photo of Patrick Chan

General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00 - NOT AVAILABLE: 15 July – 15 August 2024

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.