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Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Ranked 5 SETARA 2017
  • Ranked 5 SETARA 2011
  • Ranked 5 SETARA 2013
  • Ranked 5 QS University Rankings : Asia 2016 / 17
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost ₹ 24,000 per month
Student population Large
International students 58%
Institution type Private

About Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

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’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in its graduates being highly sought after by employers. 

With an international student community of more than 10,000 students from more than 90 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.

APU has and always will, continue to develop and deliver its academic programmes through unique and well-established international partnerships, particularly with Staffordshire University UK but also with other partners throughout the world. This formidable combination of Malaysian homegrown programmes fortified with international benchmarking, provides its students with the assurance that the qualifications gained from APU truly meet international quality standards. APU also reaches out to young aspiring professionals, providing them with a unique opportunity of experiencing international best practices in higher education through a network of APIIT Education Group branch campuses established in Sri Lanka and India. APU’s academic programmes are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Campus information

APU’s flagship campus in TPM affords students with opportunity to earn practical technology degrees in today's technical subjects. The purpose-built complex is located in Technology Park Malaysia, a comprehensive center for research and development for knowledge-based industries, giving staff and students an opportunity to connect with leading biotech and engineering professionals as well as technopreneurs and entrepreneurs from all around the world. APU's campus at Technology Park Malaysia is a modern glass and aluminum structure design, housing:

  • Lecture rooms
  • Auditoriums
  • Multi-purpose Hall
  • Offices
  • Discussion Rooms
  • Social Space
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Computer Labs
  • Engineering Labs
  • Research and Development Facilities

APU is also proud to unveil its ultra-modern University campus located within Technology Park Malaysia (TPM). TPM is the ideal location for this new and contemporary campus due to its strong positioning as Malaysia's primary hub for leading-edge and high-tech developments in a wide variety of areas. TPM is also located in one of the most rapidly developing areas in Kuala Lumpur, and is well served and accessible through major highways, LRT and other forms of public transportation. APU's new campus will certainly set a new benchmark for design excellence among Malaysian Universities, combining an eco-friendly campus with a dynamic blend of technology and innovation to enable professional learning. 

The campus is located in Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) next to the Bukit Jalil stadium. It's easily accessible by public transport (bus and LRT/metro) and taxi. APU also has a satelite campus in The Mines Business Center. Students and visitors to the TPM campus can opt to travel by public transport, drive or come on foot. Students staying in the vicinity of the surrounding apartments can get to the campus by a 10-15 minute walk or by the shuttle bus provided by APU. 

To get to the campus by public transport, get down at Bukit Jalil LRT Station (Star LRT) and take APU’s Shuttle Bus to head towards campus. Alternatively, students can drive or carpool with friends. The campus is easily accessible through an extensive network of highways within the Klang Valley. It is connected via the Middle Ring Road II (MRR), Damansara Puchong Highway (LDP), Kesas Highway, Maju Expressway (MEX), North-South Expressway and the Puchong-Sungei Besi Bypass.


There are many options student housing while studying at APU. The Institute's Student Services department provides accommodation services to help students make the right choice and find the accommodation that they want. APU provides fully-managed accommodation at a number of apartment buildings close to the campus, including Vista Komanwel, Fortune Park and Endah Promenade Condominiums. Students stay in the apartments where they occupy rooms on single or twin sharing basis and have access to kitchen facilities and common area. Each apartment has 3 to 5 bedrooms with a living room. Condominium facilities incllude:

  • Cafeteria
  • Swimming Pool
  • Launderette
  • Convenience Stores
  • 24-hour Security Coverage

Rental for each student ranges between RM250 to RM1840 per month, depending on the room size and facilities provided. The rooms are lent to students on single or twin sharing basis. Upon check-in to the accommodation students are advised to pay 2-month deposit and 1-month rental with respective cover charges. Note that rental rates may change from time to time. The different types of Student Accomodations available are:

Academia (Standard)

  • RM250-RM560 per month/student
  • Single, twin & triple sharing basis
  • Water heater, study area, beds, Wifi, etc.
  • No cooking allowed

Endah Promenade (Super Premium Plus)

  • RM670-RM1140 per month/student
  • Single or twin sharing basis
  • Wifi, beds, mattresses study tables, basic kitchen equipments, etc.
  • Cooking allowed

Fortune Park (Premium)

  • RM430-RM940 per month/student 
  • Single or twin/sharing basis
  • Wifi, beds & mattresses, basic kitchen appliances, etc.
  • No cooking allowed

Fortune Park (Super Premium)

  • RM300-RM800 per month/student
  • Single or twin sharing basis
  • Wifi, beds & mattresses, refidgerator, washing machine, etc.
  • Cooking allowed

Vista Komanwel (Deluxe)

  • RM350-RM850
  • Single or twin sharing basis
  • Wifi, beds & mattresses, study tables, etc.
  • Cooking allowed

Covillea (Superior)

  • Fully furnished
  • Wifi
  • Cooking allowed

Why Choose APU?

Smart Campus

APU presents their new ultra-modern university campus in Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) that has a distinctive and iconic feature of the new State-of-the-Art campus that combines an eco-friendly campus with a dynamic blend of technology and innovation to enable professional learning.


A good balance of local and international students (58% local students, 42%international students).


Engineering Degrees Accredited by Board of Engineers (BEM) & Engineering Degrees Internationally Recognized under Washington Accord.

Competitive Environment

Award-Winning Students who regularly win both local and international competitions.

Vast Networking Opportunity

There are more than 30,000 Graduates & Alumni. Also, the student body consists of 11,000 students from more than 110 Countries.

Premier Digital Technology Institute

Premier Digital Technology Institute of Higher Learning in Malaysia – awarded by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation

Internationally Recognised Programmes

Internationally Recognized by QS – Achieved 5-Stars ranking in 4 categories: Facilities, Teaching, Inclusiveness and Employability

Setara Ranking

Amongst Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia – Rated 5-Stars under SETARA 2011, 2013 and 2017


Proven Track Record of Employable Graduates – 95%+ Employed by Graduation



Courses available 57

Accounting and Finance 12 Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Architecture, Building & Planning 1 Business and Management 13 Computer Science and IT 27 Creative Arts & Design 3 Engineering 8 Hotel Management & Hospitality 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Law 1 Mass Communication & Media 4



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