Malaysia, MyPSA

Total number of places per year (approximately)
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SEP booklet:

  1. Community pharmacy
  2. Research
  3. Hospital
  4. Industrial
Length of training periods
  1. Community (2 weeks)
  2. Research (preferably 4 weeks or more)
  3. Hospital (2 weeks)
  4. Industry (2 weeks or more)

Minimum of 60 working hours (2 weeks), up to students' preference and hosts' availability.

Available months and cities

Our available month (For incoming students)

For summer SEP: Late July to Early September

For winter SEP: Early December to late February

(Exact dates to be discussed with SEO)

We will try to place all incoming students around the city area in Kuala Lumpur or Penang.

Type accommodation
  1. University Hostel
  2. Backpacker Hostel
  3. Hotel
  4. Foster Family (Not applicable for Summer SEP 2022 due to Covid-19)

Our team will locate the best stay for you based on your preference and budget. (RM 80-200/night)

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

The base expected expenses vary according to person, ranging from RM1500 - RM2500 ( 300 - 500 euros) per month. (This does not include additional travel expenses) It depends on the student themselves but generally, the living expenses in Malaysia will be lower than in most countries.

NO financial benefits would be provided unless stated. The internships will not be paid by the host unless stated.

For applicants who are interested, we could help you in applying for the SEP grant however this is not guaranteed.

Students are advised to prepare sufficient money for their own expenses in case of any emergencies. Additional fees are also required to cover the quarantine and Covid-19 testing.

Language requirements

Languages spoken:

  1. Malay

  2. English

  3. Mandarin

  4. Tamil

Proficiency in English is enough as it is commonly spoken here. Do not worry about the language barrier as most of us can speak at least three languages and above!

Other requirements

Anyone with the heart and passion is welcome to join! For research, it is advisable for those in final years, however, do check with us on the availability.

Students will be asked for their academic transcript, a supporting letter from the university/association, and a copy of their resume and motivational letter.

Information on Work Permits and Visa

Visa is available for online application in certain countries. However, students have to double-check with their local immigration department or your local SEO about the visa application. This is usually required for students who plan to stay for more than 30 days.

Due to Covid situation right now, foreigners that wish to enter Malaysia for short period of time will have to apply for MyTravelPass. Detailed process can refer this link:

Selection Procedures

Students who wish to complete their SEP abroad would require the submission of a motivational letter (ML) and curriculum vitae (CV). Selection procedures will then be conducted by SEO. For more information, please feel free to email Malaysia's SEO, [email protected]

Updated on 3/2/2022.