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International Student - How To Apply

Applications can ONLY be made through Online Application via the URL https://pohon.usm.my/international
Application duration is from 1 January to 1 April for 1st Semester Intake and from 1 October to 30 November for 2nd Semester Intake.
Applicants must register with the University Online Application international@USM system before accessing the Application Form. The system will automatically generate a reference number which will be displayed on the screen after registration.
Applicants can only access the Application Form after the completion of step (iii) above
Applicants are advised to print the reference number for safe keeping and updating.
To confirm the application form, select [AGREE] in the CONFIRMATION section and the system will automatically confirm your selection with an acknowledged the application.
A processing fee of MYR 100.00 OR USD 30.00 is applicable for every application submitted. Payment can be made using the following mode:
  • Cheque or Money Order (Payable to‘The Bursary, Universiti Sains Malaysia’)
  • Cash at the USM Bursary Counter
All completed Application Form must be PRINTED and SEND with THREE (3) sets.
  • Official certificates, transcripts, mark sheets or school reports from each secondary or college attended. Photocopies of these documents must be certified.
  • Translated Copy of Certificates (if issued in other than English or Malay Language)
  • Health Statement from a licensed physician certifying.
  • Copies of passport [all pages in A4 size paper] and eight [8] copies of passport size photographs.

This application must be accompanied by a non-fundable processing fee of MYR100.00 or USD30.00 and submit all document (A4 Size) to:

The Admissions & Enrolments,
Academic Management Division, Registry,
Level 2 Chancellory Building
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 USM Penang,

i. 1st Semester Intake : 1 st January - 1 st Mei yearly
ii. 2nd Semester Intake : 1 st October - 30 th November


please contact :

Admissions & Enrolments,
Academic Management Division, Registry,
Level 2 Chancellory
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 USM Penang,

Toll free line : 1 300 888 876
General line : 604 653 3196/3327/3141
Fax : 604 653 3328
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