Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) formerly known as Kolej Universiti Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia (KUTKM) was established on 1 December 2000. UTeM is the 14th public university in Malaysia. It is a pioneer in the “Practice and Application Oriented” teaching and learning method for technical education in Malaysia.
The university currently operates from three campuses, the Main Campus in Durian Tunggal; Industry Campus in Ayer Keroh; and City Campus within Melaka. The 766-acre main campus is expected to be completed by 2010. Currently, two faculties, Electrical Engineering and Electronics, and Computer Engineering are in full operation at the main campus. At present, most of the university’s activities take place at the Industry Campus. The third campus, the City Campus, which is in the heart of Melaka City houses the Institute of Technology Management & Technopreneurship, University Publisher and Centre for Teaching & Learning.