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Education Marketing Division
Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

mohe logoIntroduction
The Education Marketing Division, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia is a government agency set up for the purpose of promoting Malaysian higher education locally and overseas as well as to seek international recognition and collaboration for Malaysian higher education programmes.

To make Malaysia a centre of higher education excellence through the internationalisation of our nation’s higher education programmes.

To internationalise Malaysian higher education through effective marketing programmes and collaboration with overseas governments, agencies and educational institutions.


  • To ensure that the marketing programmes for higher education is executed according to the planned strategies
  • To ensure that the latest and most accurate information regarding education opportunities at institutions of higher education is disseminated in and outside the country
  • To ensure that the collaborative programmes between institutions of higher education in Malaysia and international institutions/bodies are carried out effectively
  • To obtain and enhance foreign countries’ recognition on academic programmes conducted by Malaysian institutions of higher education.

Organisation Structure
The Division is headed by a Director who reports directly to the Director-General of the Department of Higher Education which is supported by five operational units.

Director-General Director
Department of Higher Education Education Marketing Division
• Marketing Unit
• Recognition Unit
• International Education Unit
• MEPC Affairs Unit
• Administration Unit

Malaysia Education Promotion Centres Overseas
To promote Malaysian education overseas and realise the aspiration of the government in making Malaysia a Centre of Educational Excellence, the Ministry of Higher Education has established four Malaysian Education Promotion Centres (MEPCs) overseas. The Marketing and International Division is the agency that provides the supervision and support to these MEPCs.

These offices provide accurate information to prospective international students and serve as counselling centres for students and parents. They also assist students in applying for a Student Pass/Visa, should the need arise. The offices are:

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre, China
Embassy of Malaysia, Education Section
Unit 1503, Tower 1, Beijing Landmark Towers
8, North Dongsanhuan, Chaoyang District
Beijing 10004, People’s Republic of China
Tel: +86-10-6590 0722/23
Fax: +86-10-6590 0721

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre, Dubai, UAE
Consulate General of Malaysia
Floor No. 2, Offi ce No.: 212 Al Safeena Building
Near Lamcy Plaza, Zabeel Road
P.O. Box: 114140, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +9714-337 1007 Fax: +9714-337 1008

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre, Vietnam
Consulate General of Malaysia
207B, Hoang Van Thu Street
Ward 8, Phu Nhuan District
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: +848 39976183 Fax: +848 39976184

Malaysia Education Promotion Centre, Indonesia
Embassy of Malaysia, Education Promotion Sector
Wisma Kodel Lantai Dasar
Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said
Kuningan Kav.B-4 Jakarta, 12920, Indonesia
Tel: +62-21-522 2270
Fax: +62-21-252 4548

MEPCs also serve as a regional centre for the surrounding nations. The countries that are covered by each MEPC are detailed below:

MEPC Countries Served
MEPC Beijing
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Mongolia, Russia and South Korea.
MEPC Jakarta Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand
MEPC Dubai United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iran, Bahrain, Qatar, Yemen, Morocco, Libya and Sudan
MEPC Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Philippines

The Director
Education Marketing Division
Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
Level 2, Block E9, Parcel E, Precinct 1
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62505 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: 603-88835925 Fax: 603-88894206
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