Malaysians keen to pursue studies in the Middle East can apply online from today

Last update: 21/01/2020

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 21 -- Malaysians wishing to pursue studies in the Middle East, like Egypt and Jordan, for the academic session 2020/2021 are required to submit their applications online at

The Ministry of Education (MOE), in a statement today, said the online application is opened from 2 pm today until 11.59 pm on Feb 3 for holders of Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM),  while the closing date for those applying with the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) certificate or Diploma in Qiraat is 11.59 pm on April 9, 2020.

All applications to pursue studies in Islamic Studies, Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy in the Middle East will be processed by the ministry, it said, adding that the ministry did not appoint any agents for the purpose.

It is up to the students or parents themselves if they want to use agents, it said.

For any inquiry, the public can contact:


Bahagian Education Malaysia

Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia

Aras 4, No. 2, Menara 2, Jalan P5/6 Presint 5, 62200 Putrajaya

Tel no: 03-8870 6627 / 6226

Fax no: 03-8870 6853

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