Introduction

Internationalization of higher education has made study abroad program an essential part of university learning process. UNITEN, in its effort to internationalize its brand and identity has made the commitment to embark into UNITEN Global Exchange & Mobility (UNITEN 3600 GEM).

Objective

UNITEN encourages its students to participate in UNITEN 3600 GEM as it offers a unique opportunity for students both undergraduates and postgraduates to undergo a process of interaction which will broaden their educational and life experiences. The program also plays an important role of enhancing the international branding and identity of UNITEN.

The UNITEN 3600 GEM for academic study is open to UNITEN students (outbound) as well as incoming foreign and non-UNITEN local students (inbound). UNITEN has established partnerships with several foreign institutes or universities to conduct SMP through a formal exchange agreement. This is to ensure cooperation in registering subject, transferring credit, admission procedure, immigration documentation and financial matters has achieved mutual agreement between both parties.

UNITEN 3600 GEM Category

 UNITEN 3600 GEM Inbound

  1. Oversea Transfer Program
  2. Student Exchange 1-2 semesters
  3. Study Abroad (1-2 semesters)
  4. Educational Visit (min. 3 days) (Conference/Visit/Training)
  5. Research/Industrial Attachment/Internship
  6. Short Course (IEP/Language/Culture/etc.)

 UNITEN 3600 GEM Outbound

  1. Oversea Transfer Program
  2. Student Exchange (1-2 semesters)
  3. Study Abroad (1-2 semesters)
  4. Educational Visit (min. 3 days) (Conference/Visit/Training)
  5. Research/Industrial Attachment/Internship
  6. Short Course (IEP/Language/Culture/ etc.)

Purpose

The purposes of the program are, among many others:

  • To provide an affordable opportunity to study in another country or another institution within Malaysia.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to experience living abroad and learn about a different country and institution.
  • To learn about another culture and gain a broader understanding of their area of study in a different surroundings and global issues.
  • To increase networking and make new friends, especially in the context of national and international connections.
  • To give experiences of traveling while studying which can be very enriching experience.
  • To enhance future job prospects globally.
  • To increase foreign language proficiency.​​