Education Malaysia is the humble outfit that manages the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education’s overseas presence by merging a few functions such as the Malaysian Students Department (MSD) and Malaysia Education Promotion Centre (MEPC) into Education Malaysia Division (BEM). Education Malaysia is also responsible for promoting education diplomacy and the internationalisation of the Malaysian education sector through various efforts such as academic and research collaborations between Malaysian education institutions and international bodies abroad.
Established on 13 April 2012, Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is a Company Limited by Guarantee (“CLBG”) under the purview of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
EMGS is the wing responsible for promoting Malaysia as the international education hub of choice and to position Malaysia as the Top 10 education destination. It is also the principal body that manages the movement of international students in Malaysia, including facilitating visa processing.
EMGS operates a One-Stop Centre for international student services pursuing higher education at Malaysia’s public and private higher education institutes, language and training centres. The One-Stop Centre is located near the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and is conveniently accessible through various modes of transportation. It also leads marketing and promotional activities for Malaysian education institutions and products globally, including tours and participation in international exhibitions and conferences. Together, Education Malaysia and EMGS offer the best of world-class Malaysian education to the global community.