ACICIS: Study in Indonesia in Summer 2020/2021

ACICIS: Study in Indonesia in Summer 2020/2021

Published: 21 May 2020

NOTE: Approval to participate in this program is dependant on changes to the current travel restrictions and confirmation that it is safe for UNSW students to travel to the region.

Study in Indonesia for a summer abroad. 

$3,000 New Colombo Plan mobility grants are available to undergraduate UNSW Sydney students wishing to study in Indonesia in January/February 2021.

ACICIS is an organisation that runs programs in Indonesia that you may be eligible to receive one of these grants for. A past ACICIS student commented that their experience was “Absolutely, without question, the best and undeniably most beneficial component of my entire degree”. You can read more past student experiences here

ACICIS summer programs:

Agriculture Professional Practicum (APP) in Bogor 

This program provides students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the field of agriculture in Indonesia. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips at Bogor Agricultural University in Bogor, prior to undertaking a four-week professional placement (internship) within a local or international agricultural, agribusiness, or resource management organisation. More information on this study option is available here: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/agriculture-professional-practicum-app/

Business Professional Practicum (BPP) in Jakarta 

This program gives students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the field of business and commerce in Indonesia. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition at Atma Jaya University in Jakarta, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips, prior to undertaking a four-week supervised practicum placement (internship) in an Indonesian business workplace environment. More information in this study option is available here: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/business-professional-practicum-bpp/

Creative Arts & Design Professional Practicum (CADPP) in Yogyakarta 

This program provides students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in Indonesia’s vibrant contemporary arts scene. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips at Sanata Dharma University in Yogyakarta, prior to undertaking a four-week supervised practicum placement (internship) in an Indonesian creative arts and design workplace environment. More information in this study option is available here: https://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/creative-arts-and-design-professional-practicum-cadpp/

Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) in Yogyakarta

This program provides students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the field of international development in Indonesia. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips at Sanata Dharma University in Yogyakarta prior to undertaking a four-week professional placement (internship) in an Indonesian development workplace environment. More information on this study option is available here: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/development-studies-professional-practicum-dspp

Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP) in Jakarta 

This program gives students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in Indonesia’s vibrant media industry. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips at Atma Jaya University in Jakarta, prior to undertaking a four-week supervised practicum placement (internship) in an Indonesian media workplace environment. More information in this study option is available here: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/journalism-professional-practicum-jpp/

Law Professional Practicum (LPP) in Jakarta 

This program gives students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in Indonesia’s legal industry. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips at Atma Jaya University in Jakarta, prior to undertaking a four-week supervised practicum placement (internship) in an Indonesian legal workplace environment. More information in this study option is available here: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/law-professional-practicum-lpp/

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum (STPP) in Bali 

This program provides students a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the field of sustainable tourism in Indonesia. Students attend two weeks of academic tuition, including Indonesian language classes and a series of seminars and fieldtrips at Udayana Univeristy in Bali prior to undertaking a four-week professional placement (internship) within a local or international tourism and hospitality company or organisation. More information on this study option is available here: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/practicum/sustainable-tourism-professional-practicum-stpp/

 

Mobility Grant Funding

You may be eligible to receive a $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant. Click here to see if you meet the NCP eligibility criteria.

Apply

Students should register their interest at http://unsw.aglobal.education/st-application by 17 June for the first round of applications and 18 August for the second round of applications.

If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional EnrolmentFor more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see - How to prepare for departure.

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