Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation


Last Updated: 2019-11-19 16:29:52
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Finance & Economics, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Business Management, Art & Design, Computer & Information Technology, Engineering Science & Technology, Communication, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism
Year of Establishment
Datuk Parmjit Singh (Chief Executive Officer)
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (Bukit Jalil)(Main Campus)
Student Number (local)
Student Number (international)


The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.

APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated at TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and has maintained this Excellent rating in the SETARA 2013 Ratings and the latest SETARA 2017 Rating. Under the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2017 Ratings, APU was awarded 5-Stars in 4 categories of the QS Stars Ratings – Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating is an international rating system that measures achievements and qualities of universities worldwide. In addition, in 2017, APU was also announced as one of Malaysia’s Premier Digital Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), for its commitment in offering top-notch digital technology courses and ensuring highly-skilled graduates continue to flourish and fill future digital job demands locally and globally.

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) in 2004, APU’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in our graduates being highly sought after by employers. With an international student community of more than 11,000 students from more than 110 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead. APU offers a wide range of degrees with Technology as a common core. It is APU’s aim to nurture and encourage innovation through our programmes, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.


Rated 5-Stars under SETARA 2011, 2013 and 2017
Premier Digital Technology Institute of Higher Learning in Malaysia – awarded by MDEC
Achieved 5 QS Stars ranking in Facilities, Teaching, Inclusiveness, Employability
Award-Winning Students who regularly win both local and international competitions
Internationally Recognized Programmes
More than 40,000 Graduates & Alumni
Over 12,000 students from more than 130 Countries
Engineering Degrees Internationally Recognized under Washington Accord
Engineering Degrees Accredited by Board of Engineers (BEM)
Proven Track Record of Employable Graduates – 95%+ Employed by Graduation


Awarded 5 Stars by QS in Employability, Inclusiveness, Facilities and Teaching in 2017
Awarded "Premier Digital Tech University" status by MDEC
Rated 5-Stars under SETARA 2011, 2013 and 2017
Rated No. 1 in Asia and Malaysia for Multicultural Learning Experience by iGraduate in 2017
Top Malaysian University for Graduate Employability Rated by Ministry of Education's Tracer Study