Applying For Student Mobility Programme At IMU
International students from overseas universities or partner institutions, who wish to visit IMU to observe or to undertake any form of academic activities, must apply through their home institution to the IMU Academic Service Department.
The duration of participating in the mobility programme can be from 4 weeks to 3 months or longer, depending on learning objectives and goals. You may visit IMU for study tours, observation, electives, research, clinical, community or any other practical attachments in any of the programmes offered by IMU which can be accessed through our website: www.imu.edu.my
Application is open all year round. However, the suitable period for placements will be subject to the type of activities you will be undertaking and discussion with the programme coordinators in charge at IMU.
Interested student may complete the Incoming Students Application Form and submit to our Academic Services Department.
Applying To Experience Studies Abroad
You should discuss with your Programme Coordinator or lecturers to find out if there is any opportunities within your programme for student mobility. You may also take the initiative to propose mobility plans for electives, practical/industrial attachments, community service, research or study tours to your lecturers. The duration of participating in the mobility programme can be from 4 weeks to 3 months or longer, depending on learning objectives and goals.
Kindly ensure there is prior communication between you or your lecturer with the international partner. You will need to identify the learning objectives, duration of mobility, costs and finalise arrangements for your travel and accommodation. You may liaise with the Student Services to ensure visa requirements and other travel documents are completed.
Students who are travelling abroad to undertake a clinical placement must be aware of the insurance requirements of the host institution, particularly in relation to medical malpractice. In such cases there must be a signed agreement with the host institution, or, if the activity involves research, confirmation of cover for the research project or fieldwork.
Once all the above details are finalised, you may put in an official application to embark on the mobility programme by filling in the Outgoing Student Form. A copy of your CV should also be submitted.
The decision to approve or reject the application for financial assistance will be made after due consideration of reports by the relevant Programme Coordinator and the student’s mentor.Students who undertake a second student exchange programme and have previously received a grant will not generally be considered.