UTM Summer School – Malaysia Tropical Educational Experience (UTM MyTREE) program is a two or three-week program that offers a number of interesting courses. It has a wide application related to the environment, local community, heritage, and tradition. The courses incorporate theory and practice blended with the local culture and social activities. The summer school creates a reciprocal partnership through which participants exchange ideas, share experience, discover new knowledge and establish a network. Participants will learn and have hands-on experience by participating in various field trips and cultural programs.

Inbound Mobility

Long-Term Programs

    • UTM Student Exchange Program
    • Research Internship/Attachment

Short-Term Programs

Program Particulars
Name : A Global Learning Experience in Malaysia
Code (if any) : SS17
Field/Area : Mechanical/Material Engineering
Background/Description : It involves a learning experience inside and outside of lecture rooms (laboratory and industry) in a Malaysian environment with participants from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) too (as buddies).
Objectives : 1. To increase knowledge in Mechanical Engineering generally and power plant operation as well as material analysis specifically.
2. To improve the generic skills of students, in particular communication skill, team working, and self-confidence
Content : Participants will undertake biomass (palm oil) analysis, power plant laboratory exercise, and material analysis using an optical microscope and SEM, where they will gain knowledge on these aspects of engineering. Talks on current research in mechanical engineering shall be presented with visits to the automotive, aeronautics, and marine research laboratories at the faculty. An industrial visit will expose participants to a local industry. In addition, participants will be able to experience some parts of the Malaysian culture while interacting/communicating with UTM students as their buddies as well as working in a team.
Duration : 2 weeks
Fees : USD 1000 (2 weeks)
Application Requirements (if any) : Nil
Application Deadlines : 15th November 2016
Target Participants : Students from South Korea
Participation limit : 15-20 students per package
Special activities : Field trip and educational visit

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