German-Malaysian Institute

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German-Malaysian Institute
Established 1991
Type Private College
Location Jalan Ilmiah, Taman Universiti, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

The German-Malaysian Institute (GMI) (German: Deutsch-Malaysisches Institut Malay: Institut Jerman-Malaysia) is the German-Malaysian educational institute in Malaysia. It was located at Taman Shamelin-Perkasa, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur but has moved to the new campus in Jalan Ilmiah, Taman Universiti, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. GMI started operations in 1992. The educational goal of GMI is to train technicians in highly skilled areas of education.[1]


German-Malaysian Institute (GMI) was established in 1991. It is a centre for advanced skills training that offers courses with hands-on practical and theory in the fields of Productions Technology and Industrial Electronics.

The formation of GMI is a result of a joint venture project between the Governments of Malaysia and Germany. It is governed by a Board of Directors composed of ten representatives from the industry and also the government bodies. This institution is set up as a Company Limited by Guarantee where the founders are Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) and the Malaysian German Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MGCC). GMI had its first student enrollment in 1992 and the number continues to grow until now.


GMI offers 3-year full-time diploma programs in Industrial Electronics (Electronics & IT, Mechatronics, Process Instrumentation & Control, Network Security) & Production Technology (Mould, Tool & Die, Product Design & Manufacturing, CNC), German A-Level Preparatory Program (GAPP) and Technical Teacher Training Program. Other services include short-term technology-related courses, industrial projects and consultancy.

All GMI programs are industrial-based, and result-oriented. Throughout the years of operation, GMI has graduated students in various fields namely design, manufacture, operation, maintenance, fault analysis and complex production plant repair, machinery, equipment, tools and manufactured products.

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