Department Overview

Formerly known as University Malaya Centre for Family Development (UMCFD), the centre was renamed University Malaya Family Research and Development Centre (UMFRDC) in the year 2003 in accordance with University of Malaya's status as a research university.

UMFRDC focuses on multidisciplinary reserach related with families and children development since families are the main influence on the development of children apart from other individuals and settings. UMFRDC also carries out consultations and collaboration with public, private and international institutions. Besides that, UMFRDC also conducts monthly talks, counseling services, family and children seminars, voluntary programs and various outreach activities in a variety of communities.


Associate Professor Dr. Rafidah Aga Mohd Jaladin
Tel: +603 7967 5019
University of Malaya Family Research & Development Centre
Level 1, Block D
Faculty of Education
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-7967 5019 / 5013
Fax: +603-7967 5041
Email: umcfd@um.edu.my

Last Update: 08/10/2021