Inbound Internship Programme

Inbound Internship Programme is open to students from our partner institutions or universities to undertake a period of internship at UTAR.

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  1. Applicants can opt to undertake a period of internship at UTAR provided approval is sought at the home institution. The duration of internship can be two weeks up to one year and may also vary depending on the agreed duration between institutions. 
  2. No stipend or allowance for the duration of the internship at UTAR. Applicants must return to their home institution to continue and complete their programme of study or research. 
  3. The awarding of degree is by the home institution, not UTAR. 
  4. Written approvals and recommendation from the home institution and a brief of the internship must be provided during the application for the exchange programme. 
  5. Applicants pay for their return airfare, accommodation, transport, meals, stationery and other living expenses for the duration of their exchange programme at UTAR.

Application procedures 

  1. All application for exchange programmes (internship) must be directed to the Centre for Extension Education (CEE) at UTAR. 
  2. The required application documents:
    a) A completed inbound application form with a passport size photo
    b) A letter of recommendation from Head of Department / Dean from Home Institution stating purpose and duration of study at UTAR
    c) A copy of Official Academic Transcripts (in certified English translation if the original language is not English)
    d) A copy of passport (only pages with passport number, photo, issuance and expiry date)
    The following additional documents are required for Student pass and Visa Application:
    e) A copy of passport size photo with size 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm (white background) – JPEG format
    f) A letter of confirmation from Home Institution to prove that applicant is enrolled as a full-time student at Home Institution
    g) A copy of passport for all pages including blank pages (The passport must be valid for at least 12 months from the expected date of entry)
    h) Health Declaration form 
  3. Health Examination
    New International Students are mandated to undergo a Post-arrival medical screening in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Please note that all international students coming from or transited more than 12 hours through countries with risk of Yellow Fever transmission are required to produce the certificate of vaccination for VAL application purposes.
    For more information about medical screening, visit the website
    Students shall send soft copy of the above documents & application form to Centre for Extension Education (CEE) - mobility.cee@utar.edu.my

Fees & expenses 

The fees that applicants are responsible while on the internship programme at UTAR are: 
  • round-way airfares 
  • local transport 
  • food and meals 
  • accommodation
  • other living expenses 
Upon approval and acceptance, a student bill and offer letter will be sent to the International office of Host University. Student bill must be paid prior to commencement of the programme.
For International applicants are compulsory to pay the Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) visa application fees to UTAR prior to commencement to facilitate visa application (if internship is more than 3 months).