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The Mercator Office forms the physical presence of the University Duisburg Essen (UDE) Germany in South East Asia's elite universities; Universitas Indonesia (UI) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Learn more here..

Mercator Office forms the physical presence of the University Duisburg Essen (UDE), Germany in South East Asia's elite universities; the Universitas Indonesia (UI) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The cooperation between Universität Duisburg Essen (UDE), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), and Universitas Indonesia (UI) goes back to the year 1997. Through the Mercator Offices, UDE provides services for students, researchers as well as guest professors. The provided services include administrative matters concerning applications, visa and accommodation matters, general enquiries about living and studying abroad. The Mercator Offices are locally situated at the partner universities' premises, equipped with sophisticated multimedia labs. At the moment there are various programs and services offered by Mercator Office and partner universities. 

upcoming events

Meet us at 2016 EHEF in Penang & KLCC

Get your knowledge on further studying in Germany. Meet our MSE Team from Malaysia next month in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.

How free is higher education in Germany?

Published: 04 Nov 2016, by Mike Thomas
Malaysians are being encouraged to pursue education in German universities as it is known for quality and for being free.

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TestAS Registration 2017

TestAS is a central standardized scholastic aptitude test which measures intellectual abilities particularly important for university studies. TestAS is intended for study applicants from non-EU countries planning to do undergraduate studies at German universities.
Following are the schedule for 2017 TestAS:



Exam Registration Deadline


22 Feb 2017

TestAS 025

07/11/2016 - 16/01/2017


22 Apr 2017

TestAS 026

23/01/2017 - 13/03/2017


28 Oct 2017

TestAS 027

05/06/2017 - 11/09/2017


How to register:
Go to TestAS websites, click on 'Registration' and follow the instructions. Remember your password!

Upon registration, participate may contact MSE office.

TestAS is offered in English as well as in German.

How to practice:
Click on 'Sample Questions" on the TestAS website in order to familiarise yourself with format and structure.

For more information and registration go to


Timeless Classic performance by young generation from Germany. 

Don't miss your chance to come and join us for FREE. 

International Orchestra Concert
Friday August 19th, 2016 | 8:00 PM
Dewan Canselor Tun ABdul Razak (Dectar)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Bangi, Selangor)
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Contact: Official Sponsor (Mercator Office): 03- 8911 8396 / Co-sponsor (UKM Cultural Centre): 03-8921 3171


University of Indonesia (UI)

Universitas Indonesia is a state university in Depok, West Java and Salemba, Jakarta, Indonesia. Universitas Indonesia is the oldest tertiary-level educational institution in Indonesia.

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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, the national university of Malaysia was born from the aspirations of the nationalists to uphold the Malay Language as a language of knowledge. 

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