Universiti Malaysia Sabah (English: Malaysian University of Sabah) or UMS is the ninth Malaysian public university located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia and was established on 24 November 1994. His Majesty the Yang di Pertuan Agong proclaimed the establishment of UMS under Section 6(1) of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971.
UMS strives to be an innovative university of global standing.
UMS strives to achieve academic excellence and international recognition through its attention to learning and teaching, research and publications, social services and balance in knowledge specialization. The university also prioritizes the personal growth of its students, resulting in greater innovation and productivity for the benefit of society and the nation as a whole.