Welcome to Akademi Pengajian Bahasa (APB) –
The Home of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM).

APB offers 10 modern languages as proficiency courses to about 60,000 students every semester. They are English, Malay, Mandarin,Arabic,Japanese, Korean, German, French, Italian
and Spanish. In addition, it offers 5 Applied Linguistics programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

In 2017, APB rolls out its new strategy called Project Millennial (Project M) that has 12 Flagships which will take APB to the next level.
They are desingned to address the needs and learning styles of the Millennials (Generation Y) and the Development of the nation.

The 12 Flagships are:- 

 1-  Rebranding of proficiency courses as Modern Languages
 2-  Rebranding of the Professional Communication programmes as Applied Linguistics
      with the intention to be widely recognised globally in the printed and digital media
 3-  Summer School @ UiTM
4-  Global Mobility @ APB
5-  Professional Consultancy @ APB
6-  Language Development Centre @ UiTM
7-  Social Contribution

 8-  Flexi Edu @ APB
 9-  Language Incubator @ UiTM
10- Research & Publication Savvy
11- Language and Culture @ UiTM
12- CHiLL @ UiTM          


These 12 flagships are projected on the main landing page of APB website at the following link – https://apb.uitm.edu.my/main/

In pursuit of greater academic visibility, APB offers vast opportunities and potential collaborations with local and foreign universities for both academics and students. With 235 academics and 35 administrative staff at the Shah Alam campus and a total of 750 academics in all the 12 state campuses around Malaysia, APB plays a vital role in language education of the 21st century.

On behalf of APB, I invite you to build, foster and sustain a better language ecosystem together for the future. For further information on the 12 Flagships, email inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 03-5544 2400.

Have a rewarding day!

Associate Professor Dr Ahmad Mazli Bin Muhammad