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  • Locations: Bandung, Indonesia; Bogor, Indonesia; Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Program Terms: Semester 1, Semester 2
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Semester 1 2021 03/07/2020 31/08/2020 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Fee-paying, Short-term overseas study-fee paying Click here for a definition of this term Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Indonesian
Program Description:
ACICIS

Australian Consortium of In-Country Indonesian Studies (ACICIS)

Semester length programs

ACICIS Study Indonesia is a not-for-profit consortium of universities, of which the University of Melbourne is one, that develops and coordinates high quality, in-country study options in Indonesia. These include short-term and semester-long programs taught in English as well as Indonesian-language programs. 


What are the semester length options?


Flexible Language Immersion Program (FLIP)

Location: Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
Language: Indonesian/English
Details: The Flexible Language Immersion Program is ACICIS’ largest and longest standing in-country study program. Hosted by one of Indonesia’s premier universities, Gadjah Mada University (UGM), the language immersion program offers participants great flexibility in designing a study program to meet home university equivalency requirements or to suit a student’s personal interests. Students can choose a mix of Indonesian language classes and other regular curriculum immersion subjects at many of UGM’s other faculties, according to the language ability and interest of the student.
Program components for the FLIP program are available here
Funding: New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants of $5,000 are available to ACICIS member university students participating in this program.


Agriculture Semester Program (ASP)

Location: Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Bogor
Language:  English
Details:  The structure of the semester-long program is as follows:  A semester of academic classes and coursework (approximately 504 hours in total) at Bogor Agricultural University. Classes can be scheduled anytime between 07:00 to 18:00 Monday-Friday, and 07:00 to 12:00 on Saturdays; concurrent with 1-1.5 day/s per week professional placement – provided the placement Host Organisation is located in Bogor or surrounds (approximately 160 hours). Alternatively, a semester of academic classes and coursework (approximately 504 hours in total) at Bogor Agricultural University. Classes can be scheduled anytime between 07:00 to 18:00 Monday-Friday, and 07:00 to 12:00 of Saturdays;followed by:A four-week ‘block’ professional placement at a Host Organisation outside of Bogor (approximately 160 hours). 
Program components for the ASP program are available here
Funding:  New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants of $7,000 are available to ACICIS member university students participating in this program.


Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP)

Location: Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
Language: English
Details: The Development Studies Immersion Program is a semester-long community development study program hosted by Gadjah Mada University (UGM). The program allows participants to gain valuable 'hands-on' experience in the field of international development through frontline community development projects. The DSIP offers students the opportunity to undertake either an eight-week community development fieldwork module known as ‘Student Community Service (SCS)’, or an eight-week professional development placement with a local community-based organisation. All participants undertake six weeks of full-time language study at UGM prior to commencement of either their SCS or Development Placement.
Program components for the DSIP program are available here
Funding: New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants of $5,000 are available to ACICIS member university students participating in this program.


International Relations Program (IRP)

Location: Parahyangan Catholic University (UNPAR), Bandung
Language: English
Details: Taught in English, this program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of international relations at regional and global levels, as seen from an Indonesian perspective, while developing necessary critical skills to enter the field of international relations. Students take subjects taught in English at UNPAR’s Department of International Relations. These subjects cover a range of thematic areas within international relations, including: national politics, global issues, foreign policy, civil society movements, diplomacy, regionalism, and security and counter-terrorism.  Students can undertake an internship as part of this program.
Program components for the IRP program are available here
Funding: New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants of $7,000 are available to ACICIS member university students participating in this program.


Indonesian Business, Law and Society (IBLS)

Location: Islamic University of Indonesia (UII), Yogyakarta
Language: English
Details: Taught in English, this program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Indonesian business, law and society at regional and global levels, as seen from an Indonesian perspective, while developing necessary critical skills to enter their respective fields. Students enrol in subjects at UII’s International Schools located within the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Law. These subjects cover a range of thematic areas within business, law and society.  Students can undertake an internship as part of this program. 
Program components for the IBLS program are available here
Funding: New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants of $7,000 are available to ACICIS member university students participating in this program.

Dates

The program runs from January to August and July to January each year.

Further information is available on the ACICIS website: http://www.acicis.edu.au/programs/semester/dates/

How much does it cost?

Please click here for a full breakdown of the associated costs.

**Costs do not include airfares; interested students are responsible for funding their associated travel to get to their host university.

Funding

New Colombo Plan Mobility funding is available for many of the semester length programs. Information on financial help for ACICIS programs is available here.

How much credit can be earned?

Credit toward your degree may be possible for participants undertaking ACICIS programs. Please complete the study planner (the link to this is in the application) ensuring you are selecting the "Create Overseas Plan" button to proceed. 

Note while there is more flexibility for students completing a fee-paying semester abroad in the workload they do, it is recommended that 12 credits at UGM will earn 37.5 points at Melbourne and 15 credits at UGM will earn 50 points at Melbourne.

How do I proceed?

You must meet the usual eligibility criteria to participate in this program.  
Step 1: to begin, apply using the application link above. Commence your application with ACICIS at the same time as your Melbourne application. Please complete the ACICIS application by the 15th March for FLIP, or 15th April for the other listed programs.
Step 2: credit toward your degree may be possible for participants undertaking ACICIS programs. Please complete the study planner (the link to this is in the application) ensuring you are selecting the "Create Overseas Plan" button to proceed. 
Step 3: when your application has been assessed and approved by Stop 1, you can complete your application with ACICIS directly. Please do not pay a deposit for your program until you are sure you will gain credit for the studies you are doing.
Step 4: once your application to ACICIS has been accepted, request through ask.unimelb for your enrolment to be changed at Melbourne to reflect that you will be doing this overseas study.