Sejarah Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) was established on December 1, 2000. It was established under Section 20 of the University and University College Act 1971 (Act 30) under the Orders of Kolej Universiti Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia (Incorporated) 2001, then known as Kolej Universiti Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia (KUTKM).
On February 1, 2007, UTeM went through a rebranding exercise when Kolej Universiti Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia (KUTKM) was given a new name as Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM). UTeM is the first technical university and the 14th public university listed in Malaysia. UTeM pioneers the “practice and application oriented” teaching and learning methodology for higher technical education in Malaysia. This is in accordance with the government’s decision to cater for high technical-skilled human resource needs of Malaysia’s industries.
UTeM currently operates from three campuses namely the Main Campus, the City Campus and the Technology Campus. UTeM has seven faculties which provide in-depth specialization in engineering, ICT and technology management disciplines. The faculties are Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Technology Management & Technopreneurship with Faculty of Engineering Technology as the latest addition. The university offers academic programs at Diploma, Bachelor, Masters and PhD levels.