Contact Details of National Regional and International Bodies of Education In Malaysia

National, regional and international bodies regulating education in Malaysia have been formed to ensure certain standards of excellence are met. At the helm of the regulation and monitoring of education is the Department of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education. For many community colleges, the regulation of education is via the Department of Community College Education. 

National Bodies of Education in Malaysia

Ministry of Education Malaysia
Level 6 & 7, Galeria PJH, Jalan P4W, Jalan Perdana, Precinct 4
62100 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: 603-8888 2633
Fax: 603-8888 7211

2. The Director General
Level 3, Block E9, Parcel E, Precinct 1
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62505 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: 603-8883 5901
Fax: 603-8889 4119

Level 14B, Menara PKNS - PJ, No. 17, Jalan Yong Shook Lin
46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: 603 - 7968 7002
Fax: 603 - 7956 9496

Regional Bodies of Education in Malaysia

The MAPCU or Malaysia Association of Private Colleges and Universities was established on March 18th, 1997 and it is one of the most well known regional grouping of private colleges and universities with membership from well established educational institutions. 

Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and Universities
(Persatuan Kolej-Kolej dan Universiti-Universiti Swasta Malaysia)
c/o International Medical University
126, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 19, 
Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, 
Tel: 603-8656 9980
Fax: 603-8656 9981

NAPEI or National Association of Private Educational Institutions in was established on September 15th, 1987. This is concerned with the union of private educational institutions irrespective of their size. With initial registering of around 26 members, NAPEI presently has 61 members. 

National Association of Private Educational Institutions
(Persatuan Kebangsaan Institusi-Institusi Pendidikan Swasta) 
C-M09, Suria Offices
Jalan PJU 10/4C, Damansara Damai
47830 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: 603-6156 7100
Fax: 603-6156 7100

PKIBM is a regional institution which comprises Bumiputera member institutions throughout Malaysia that offer tertiary education programmes at various educational levels including matriculation, diploma, bachelor and master’s level. Programmes are offered in collaboration with local and foreign universities that award or accredit respective qualifications earned. 

National Association of Bumiputra
 Private Higher Educational Institutions Malaysia
(Persatuan Kebangsaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi
 Swasta Bumiputera Malaysia)
c/o Kolej Teknologi Timur
Taman Kenanga, Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi,
43900 Sepang, Selangor
Tel : 603-8706 0181 
Fax : 603-8706 0180

International Bodies of Education in Malaysia

4 Malaysia Education Promotion Centres have been established by the Ministry of Higher Education for promoting Malaysian education in overseas areas. They serve as counselling and resource centres for students as well as parents and the 4 MEPCs are discussed below. 

MEPC United Arab Emirates  Located at Dubai

The MEPC Dubai was established for the promotion of Malaysian Education in North Africa and the Middle East. Its operations are to commence from April 2004. The centre in Dubai was established to provide services for students in MENA nations namely UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Jordan, Yemen, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Somalia among many. 

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre in Dubai, UAE 
Consulate General of Malaysia
Floor No. 2, Office No. 212
A1 Safeena Building, Near Lamcy Plaza
Zabeel Road, P.O. Box 114140
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Tel: 00-9714-337 1007
Fax: 00-9714-337 1008

MEPC Indonesia Located in Jakarta

MEPC was established in Indonesia on 15th October 2003. The aim of the organisation is the provision of quality Malaysian education through Indonesia centre. Indonesian students are the second largest international student population in Malaysia.  

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre in Indonesia, Embassy of Malaysia
Education Promotion Sector
Wisma Kodel, Lantai Dasar
Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said, Kuningan Kav. B-4
Jakarta 12920, Indonesia
Tel: 00-62-21-522 2270
Fax: 00-62-21-252 4548

MEPC Vietnam Located in Ho Chi Minh City

MEPC Vietnam is located in the Ho Chi Minh City and it acts as a reference centre for students and parents who want to assess choice of institutions and courses in Malaysia. This centre was launched on April 11th 2005. This is an international centre for the promotion of Malaysian education. 

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre in Vietnam, Consulate General of Malaysia
207B, Hoang Van Thu Street
Ward 8, Phu Nhuan Bist
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: 00-848-99776 181
Fax: 00-848-99776 184

MEPC China Located in Beijing

MEPC for China is located in Beijing and it commenced operations in November 2003. This centre promotes Malaysian education throughout China as well as other regions such as Hong Kong, Russia and South Korea. China’s residents form the largest international student population in the country.   

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre in China, Embassy of Malaysia
Unit 1503, Tower 1, Beijing Landmark Towers
8, North Dongsanhuan
Chaoyang District, Beijing 10004
People's Republic of China
Tel: 00-8610-6590 0722
Fax: 00-8610-6590 0721


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