Kuala Lumpur General Information

The School
The Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking School in Kuala Lumpur was established in September 2008. The school is based on a 100% partnership with The Swatch Group (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and is also a partner watchmaking school of Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Educational Program (WOSTEP) in Switzerland.

The school is seated in a local institute, the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil (18km from Kuala Lumpur city center). The maximum number of students for each intake is six students.  The course is taught in English.

Malaysian citizens and international students are welcome to enroll and study at this school but first they need to obtain an employment contract with our Swatch Group subsidiaries.
The minimum age for enrollment is 18 years old. The minimum qualification required is High School Certificate with at least three (3) credits and good understanding of the English language.
Applicants may require to attend a practical skill assessment and interviews prior to admission.

Tuition and fees
The Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking programme is a tuition-free programme. All equipment and tools for the course will be provided by our school.
The students will be provided with housing only; all other living expenses will be bore by the students.
Our Nicolas G. Hayek WOSTEP program is an 1800-hour, 1-year duration full-time program.
School hours will be from 0830 till 1730 daily except weekends and public holidays.

Get in touch

The Swatch Group Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking School Kuala Lumpur

APU University
Lot 6 Technology Park Malaysia,
Bukit Jalil,  57000 Kuala Lumpur,

Tel : +60 3 89 96 56 58