Established in 1988, Jesselton University College
(JUC) is a recognized private higher learning institution by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of Malaysia. JUC's programs are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). In 2021, JUC received its university college status which allows JUC to confer its own undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (JUC - MoHE visit
). The City University of Paris and JUC collaborate as academic partners, facilitating credit transfer arrangements and joint research initiatives.