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INTI Malaysia Joins Laureate Network


INTI Malaysia has been acquired by a group including Laureate Education Asia, Ltd., INTI founders Tan Yew Sing and Dr. Lee Fah Onn, and several Malaysian investors. INTI is composed of nine institutions of higher education located throughout Malaysia, including Metropolitan College, INTI Subang Jaya, PJ College of Art & Design, the Malaysian Institute of Management (IMS MIMS), and INTI International University College. INTI is now part of the Laureate International Universities network.

Founded in 1986, INTI has a strong reputation for providing quality higher education throughout the country, and today serves approximately 12,000 students. INTI institutions offer undergraduate and graduate programs in business, law, information technology, engineering, liberal arts, sciences, and mathematics. INTI also partners with leading colleges and universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, providing students with the opportunity to earn an international degree without leaving Malaysia. 

“We are proud to bring INTI into the Laureate International Universities network,” said Douglas L. Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Laureate Education, Inc. “INTI has a strong and well-earned reputation for quality education. We will extend their leadership in higher education to meet the needs of the growing number of students in Malaysia, throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and around the world.”

“We are very excited to provide INTI’s students, alumni and employees with the exciting opportunities that accompany membership in Laureate International Universities,” said Tan Yew Sing, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of INTI Universal Holding BHD. “The partnership between INTI and the Laureate International Universities network is testimony to our goal of preparing students to meet the demands and challenges of a global economy.”

About Laureate International Universities
Laureate International Universities is a global network of 42 accredited campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs to nearly 500,000 students around the world. Laureate International Universities students are part of an international, academic community that spans 20 countries and more than 100 campuses throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Laureate International Universities offers more than 130 career-focused, undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields including engineering, education, business, medicine, law, architecture, health sciences, hospitality, culinary arts, and information technology. For more information, visit

Debra Epstein