City University, Malaysia

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City University
Former names
City University College of Science and Technology
TypePrivate university
ChairmanProfessor Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Mohd Sham Mohd Sani
DeanProfessor A. Selvanathan
DirectorProfessor Juhari Samidi
No.8, Jalan 223/51A, Selangor, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya
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City University is a private university in Selangor, Malaysia. It was founded in April 1984 by a group of scholars in local public and overseas universities.

Its programs are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. City University is one of Malaysian universities that are officially recognized by Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.[1][2]

Faculties and departments[edit]

The academic faculties at CityU are:

  • City Graduate School
  • Centre of Foundation Studies
  • Faculty of Art & Design
  • Faculty of Education & Liberal Studies
  • Faculty of Architecture & Built Environment
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism
  • Faculty of Information Technology


Academic partners[edit]

CityU's international academic partners include University of Central Oklahoma, Beijing Normal University, Vatel, Anglia Ruskin University and Southern Cross University.[3] It partners with Jinan University to form an international think tank on Sino-Malaysian cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.[4]

International academic collaborations[edit]

CityU had collaborated with overseas universities to offer joint degree programmes in Malaysia, including:

  • Bachelor's in Hospitality Management with Vatel[5]

Vatel's campus in Malaysia[edit]

Vatel international business school launched its campus in CityU in 2017.[6] CityU and Vatel jointly launched a degree programme in hospitality management on their Malaysian campus.[5]


  1. ^ "中国教育部承认的马来西亚高校名单". (in Chinese). 29 May 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  2. ^ "中华人民共和国政府和马来西亚政府 关于相互承认高等教育学历和学位的协定". Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese).
  3. ^ "International partnership". City University. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  4. ^ "马来西亚城市大学校长一行访问我校 共商成立"一带一路"中马联合智库 - 暨南大学新闻网". Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Vatel Double Degree Programme - City University". Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  6. ^ "The Launch of VATEL KUALA LUMPUR". City University. Archived from the original on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 7 June 2017.

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