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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 event

Freshman Entrance Test - July

Freshman Entrance Exam will be held on  
Date: 7th September 2017, Thursday 
Time: 10am – 4.30pm*
Venue: Mercator Science & Education Office, Administrative Building, 3rd Floor,
Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600, UKM Bangi, Malaysia.
** Candidates can go back once they have completed all sessions. Each sessions might take time depending on the number of candidates.  
1)   Application form together with a passport size photo,
2)   Copy of your identification card /passport,
3)   Final high school, intermediate or senior secondary school certificate showing completion of high school,
4)   Curriculum Vitae (CV)
5)   Motivation letter
6)   If there’s any language certificates (e.g. German A1, IELTS etc.) 
- On the day of the Entrance Exam please remind to bring along your original certificates. 

Entrance Exam fees of RM230 to be paid to Mercator Science & Education (MSE).  
Please make your payment to:  
Bank Name : HSBC Malaysia          
Bank Acc. No : 316-219 906-101
Acc. Name : Mercator Science & Education Sdn. Bhd.  
Please scan the payment receipt and email it to: **This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.** cc: **This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.**
For non-Malaysian candidates, you may pay in cash on the examination day to the person in-charge at Mercator Office, Malaysia.  

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mercator Office. 

UDE Summer School

Dear Cambodian, Indonesian, Iranian, Jordanian, Mongolian, Thai and Vietnamese - Master & PhD students,

The University of Duisburg-Essen is hosting the DAAD Serial Summer School "Water in Urban Life 2020 - transition towards sustainable water resource management in urban systems?" (3 consecutive summer schools, 2015-2017)

The topic for this year’s summer school is “Enhanced technologies for water and wastewater treatment in urban systems”. UDE Summer School will be held on 4th - 17th September and the application deadline is on 1st June 2017. 

For more information visit:

ACT Test

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Score – Represents a student’s overall performance on the science and math portions of the assessment. The ACT is the only national college admission exam to measure science skills. This new STEM score helps students connect their strengths to career and study paths that they might not otherwise have considered, especially when used with their results from the ACT Interest Inventory.

Candidates who have missed the TestAs registration dates; they could opt to take take ACT Test instead.
For more information, kindly browser this link:

TestDaF Registration 2017/2018

The TestDaF is available worldwide and is recognized by all universities in Germany as a language for admitting foreign students.
MSE is one of the test centre. Following are the schedule for 2017/2018: 



Exam Registration Deadline





20 September 2017


26.07.2017 - 23.08.2017

from 31.10.2017

16 November 2017


21.09.2017 - 19.10.2017

from 28.12.2017





20 February 2018


28.11.2017 - 23.01.2018

from 03.04.2018

April 26, 2018


01.03.2018 - 28.03.2018

from 07.06.2018

May 23, 2018


30.03.2018 - 25.04.2018

from 04.07.2018

July 19, 2018


May 24, 2018 - June 21, 2018

from 30.08.2018

20 September 2018


26.07.2018 - 23.08.2018

from 31.10.2018

November 13, 2018


18.09.2018 - 16.10.2018

from 25.12.2018

The date indicated refers to the unblocking of the results in the participant portal

Meet us at 2016 FACON 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.

Read more:

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)
For more information check out or
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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