Natural beauty, history, and a diverse and varied culture await students to Malaysia. Split over two tropical landmasses, Peninsula Malaysia and East Malaysia this multicultural and biodiverse nation is the third largest economy in South East Asia. Malaysia continues to develop innovations that benefit its strong position in the region with its well-developed infrastructure in Asia makes it’s an experiential learning journey for students.
Environmental and Development Initiatives
The strength of programs in Malaysia makes this country very attractive to students in- terested in ecology, biological and human communities.
Malaysia has an ethnically diverse population with a unique mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences along with such UNESCO World Heritage Sites of architectural heritage, of the cities of Malacca and Georgetown.
Malaysia is a medium-income country. Its developing economy is highly dependent on commodities, namely petroleum and agricultural products such as palm oil. Explain the dilemma facing the government and the possible negative effects that increased industrialization, pollution, and deforestation may have on this important part of Malaysia’s economy.
Discover and learn about Malaysia tropical environment, from Taman Negara, one of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest to the sustainable Mangrove forests. An array of discovery for students in learning about natural habitats for wildlife and flora and fauna. Discuss adequate safeguards in place to protect these environments.