We can categorize the inbound mobility into three (3) major programs as follows:
Virtual Mobility; and
Kulliyyah of Engineering, International Islamic University is delighted to welcome international exchange students from all over the world with the opportunity to gain quality education in Malaysia. The mobility program is an academic program organized by IIUM involving international students registered with overseas Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and is attended face-to-face and/or online. It can be implemented on credited or non-credited. It also can be implemented in a short term of one (1) day or a minimum of four to eight (4-8) hours cumulatively to three (3) months and in a long term of more than three (3) months to twelve (12) months. The difference between physical and virtual is the former one involves immigration pass facilities, whereas the latter one does not.
Edutourism Mobility is a program under the Mobility program with a tourism activity by international students registered with the overseas HEIs visiting Malaysia, where the educational and learning process in IIUM is the largest contribution to their visit. This program involves the admission of international students to spend at least overnight in the country to participate in the Edutourism program at IIUM for a period of not less than one (1) day to six (6) months and involves immigration pass facilities.
When the COVID-19 pandemic situation hit the world, the MOHE intensified the transformation of Mobility program implementation through Virtual Mobility, Blended Mobility and Hybrid Mobility programs.
A Blended Mobility Program is a Mobility program where part of the program is run physically and partly online, attended by the same students at both physical and virtual sessions.
Whereas a Hybrid Mobility Program is a Mobility program that is attended by some of the students physically, and the rest of the students virtually at the same time.
From the programs mentioned above, we can be further categorized into the following activities:
academic and research;
industrial internship; and
other related activities.
In general, credited mobility programs may include academic and research, student exchange, industry mobility, summer/winter courses, or industrial internship programs. The credited mobility program requires a minimum of at least one semester and a maximum of two semesters. For industrial internship program, requires at least 10 weeks duration. Non-credited programs may include academic visits, summer/winter courses or cultural exchange. The non-credited mobility program requires a minimum of one (1) day and up to 90 days. For The virtual program, the minimum duration for the program must not be less than 8 hours in total.