The Government of Malaysia and the Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) signed the "Framework Agreement to Facilitate Mutual Recognition in Academic Higher Education Qualifications" (the Agreement) on April 28, 2011.
The main objective of the Agreement is to promote cooperation in higher education and to facilitate student mobility between both countries.
For the purpose of implementing the Agreement, the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia has adopted a list of 820 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in PRC. Please click below to view the list:
Degrees (bachelor, master and doctorate) awarded by these HEIs are recognized by the Government of Malaysia. Application of this recognition is also subject to the existing regulatory undertakings and requirements of the HEIs, professional bodies, government agencies and non-governmental organizations in Malaysia.
The Agreement entered into force six (6) months after it was signed.
Further information on the Chinese degree qualifications can be obtained from the following online sources:i. List of HEIs in PRC:
The list of 71 Malaysian HEIs adopted by the Government of the People's Republic of China under the Agreement can be found on the website of the Ministry of Education of PRC.
Further inquiry on the implementation of the Agreement can be made through the following contact details:
MQA Inquiries and Complaints Management System at www.mqa.gov.my/sppa