Methodology & Sources
The Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia is the only agency responsible for data collection on international educational exchange and global student mobility for Malaysia. The Planning and Education Policy Research department in the Ministry of Education (MoE) reports Malaysian student mobility data to UNESCO/OECD/EUROSTAT.
Malaysian data definitions are compatible with Project Atlas® definitions.
Internationally Mobile Students:
1. Students who undertake all or part of their higher education experience in a country other than their home country.
2. Students who travel across a national boundary to a country other than their home country to undertake all or part of their higher education experience.