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The National University of Malaysia is a public university located in Bangi, Selangor which is about 35 km south of Kuala Lumpur.
The University of Duisburg-Essen is a public university in Duisburg and Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and a member of the newly founded University Alliance Metropolis Ruhr.
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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..
About Jacob University
Jacob University is a private university located in Bremen. The university was founded in 2001 and attracts highly talented an open minded students from all over the world. Jacob University is a research-oriented, state-accredited university with a broad portfolio of undergraduate and graduate study programs from the natural and social sciences to Engineering and Economics. All programs are taught in English. In Germany’s most comprehensive and detailed university ranking by the Center for Higher Education (CHE), Jacob University has consistently achieved top marks.
Foundation Year Program
- Get ready for university, sharpen academic skills, and explore different fields of study
- Perfect academic English, improve Math and science skills and prepare for the SAT
- Choose between orientation opportunities in economics and management, social sciences and history, natural and life sciences, and engineering and computer sciences
- Runs for two semesters (September – June)
- Earn transferable ECTS credits
- The program taught in English
- Expert guidance in the transition to undergraduate studies
- Professional academic advising, college counseling, and peer mentoring
- SAT test preparation and registration
- Modern single rooms and full board in residential colleges
- Fully equipped recreation center and multimedia rooms
- Visa and pre-departure support
- Orientation week to facilitate transition to Germany and Jacobs University
- Host Family Program
- Excursion to major European cities
- General support (airport pickup, health insurance, residence permit etc.)
- University campus with 24 hour security
23, 000 Euro per year - Including rooms & board (3 meals per day) and all other costs associated with program.
Degrees in Jacob University
- 1 Year - Pre Degree Programs : Foundation Year Program / Medical Preparation Year (Med Prep)
- 3 Years – Undergraduate Programs : Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts
- 2 Years – Graduate Programs- Master of Science / Master of Arts
- 3 Years – PHD
Application requirement for Pre-Degree Program
Submit the following documents to Mercator Office:
- Online application form
- Short motivation statement
- High school transcripts (Last four years of schooling)
- A reference letter from a teacher or a guidance counselor
- A proof of English language proficiency (e.g. TOEFL : 6.0, IELTS: 5.5, Cambridge certificate: 46 or equivalent)
- A proof of German language proficiency (B2) If German is not your native language (Applicable For Med Prep ONLY)
Remark: There is no application fee
The rolling admission process for fall entry begins the year before on September 15 and ends on August 15, two weeks prior to the start of the program. Students who require a visa for Germany should apply latest by June 15.
For more information about the Jacob Foundation Year kindly contact Mercator Office.