German-Malaysian Institute

German-Malaysian Institute

Jalan Ilmiah, Taman Universiti,
43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8921 9000 / 9191 / 9046 / 9322
Fax: 603-8921 9001

In 1991, German-Malaysian Institute (GMI), a hub for advanced skills training was established. GMI provides a comprehensive and balanced training of unique theoretical and hands-on approaches. The institute provides a broad-based engineering education, with opportunities for specialization and self-directed learning and development. GMI offers diverse training programmes and services consisting of full time diploma programmes, a pre-university programme(A-Level), skills upgrading technical courses, train-the-trainers programmes, and industrial consultancy and services.

The birth of GMI was the outcome of a joint venture between the Governments of Malaysia and Germany. GMI is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors comprising representatives from the governments, public and industrial bodies. The institution was set up as a Company Limited by Guarantee whereby the founders are Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) and the Malaysian German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MGCC), and its implementing agencies are MARA and German Technical Corporation (GTZ). GMI had its first student enrollment in 1992 and the growing number of enrollment prevails.

Majestically standing on a 75-acre piece of land is an administration block, training blocks, trainee apartment complex, a surau, a staff residence complex, a sports complex, a multipurpose hall, a chiller plant and four retention ponds, is divided into five zones for administration purposes.  Zone A encircles the trainee apartment complex and a surau (blocks A1-A7), Zone B , Zone C, Zone D and Zone E.

The Administration, Finance and Student Affairs Department (AFSA) faces the main entrance of the institute as a welcoming gesture to guests and visitors alike.  The building accommodates four administration sections, a 300-seater auditorium and an exhibition hall. The Resources Development Centre Department, situated at Kompleks Teknologi 1 (KT1), is embraced by the Production Technology Department based at Kompleks Teknologi 2, 3 and 4 (KT2, KT3 and KT4 respectively), on its left.  On its right is the Industrial Electronics Department at Kompleks Teknologi 5 (KT5).  KT3 also houses the Industrial Services and Consultancy (ISC) Department on Level 4.  The Director’s Office perched on the topmost floor of KT5 overlooks the entire campus.  Kompleks Teknologi 6 (KT6) is the chiller plant for the whole campus cooling system, run by NadiTech.

The trainee hub, between KT1 and KT2, offers the services of a convenient store, a café with wi-fi, a cyber café cum printing shop, the Student Representative Council (SRC) operations room and a CIMB ATM.

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