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NCP Indonesian Immersion Program and Internship at the University of Indonesia (Anthropology/Economics)
Jakarta, Indonesia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 2,
Winter (Jul)
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Program Description:
Program Description:

About

Indonesian Immersion Program and Internship 
The University of Indonesia


Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Program dates: Varies depending on stream and entry point.
Application deadline: 9 December 2018
Duration: Up to 7 months
Places Available: 12


Indonesia - UI - Campus

University of Sydney students can have a truly immersive experience of Indonesia. Spend up to 7 months at the University of Indonesia, undertaking an Indonesian language program (BIPA), coursework modules, and an internship with the program commencing in August.
  • The Anthropology program includes undertaking BIPA classes, and attending a UI field school in November. After that, you’ll have an opportunity to complete a minimum 6-week internship at a local NGO, business, international development agency or research organisation.
     
  • The Economics program starts off in August where you’ll undertake BIPA classes in the mornings and an Economics coursework module in the afternoons. After that, you’ll have an opportunity to complete a 6-8-week internship at a local NGO, business, international development agency or research organisation.
 As these places are funded (see below), to be eligible you must:
  • be an Australian citizen;
  • be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or the Faculty of Science;
  • have space in your degree for the credit specified below or be willing to enrol in a Diploma of Languages;
  • complete INMS1101 prior to embarking on the program
  • submit a statement of motivation (300 words) including:
    1. why you are interested in the program,
    2. what skills and experience you have to suggest this will be a successful experience abroad, and
    3. details of any prior travel/study in SE Asia
View full program details.
 

Academic Information

Language Classes are instructed in Indonesian and English.
Relevant subject areas: Anthropology, Economics, Indonesian and Asian Studies
 
2 Streams plus an internship:

1. Anthropology (36 credit points)
BIPA program: 24 credit points, via enrolment in INMS Indonesian In-Country Study (can be counted towards an Indonesian major)
Coursework module and additional field school
 
2. Economics (30 credit points)
BIPA program: 24 credit points, via enrolment in INMS Indonesian In-Country Study (can be counted towards an Indonesian major)
Coursework module: 6 credit points, via enrolment in FASS Exchange and Study Abroad (can be counted towards an Economics major)
 
Internship (Not-for-credit)
While the internship is not directly credited for any stream, it is a compulsory component of the NCP-funded program. The internships provide a valuable minimum 6-week experience where you can further develop your skills, gain international work experience and reflect through a report at the end of the program.
 

Useful Information 


Local Overview
Jakarta is the capital of the most populous city in the Republic of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of the world's most populous island of Java, Jakarta is the country's economics, cultural and political centre, with a population of more than 10 million.

Host Institution
Universitas Indonesia (UI) is a state university in Depok, West Java and Salemba, Jakarta, Indonesia. Universitas Indonesia is the oldest tertiary-level educational institution in Indonesian and is generally considered as one of the most prestigious universities in Indonesia.

Contact for more information
Anthropology: Dr Robbie Peters (Robbie.peters@sydney.edu.au)
Economics: Dr Russell Toth (Russell.toth@sydney.edy.au)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Emily May (emily.may@sydney.edu.au)

 
 

Finances

Tuition costs for most of the program will be covered through your enrolment in the relevant units of study at the University of Sydney. A rough estimate of additional costs for the program are:
  • Return airfares between Sydney and Jakarta: $1100
  • Accommodation: $200/month
  • Living costs/food: $300/month
  • Logistical costs for the November field school: $200
  • Logistical costs for the internship: A continuation of accommodation and living costs. Students required to cover any additional travel costs if internship is completed outside of Jakarta.
12 x New Colombo Plan grants valued at AUD $5500 are available and can be used to cover the above costs.  

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
 
Other costs: Flights, visa, meals, other travel expenses.

Cost of living: Follow this link to find out more about the cost of living in Aarhus.

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
 

How to Apply




If you have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact us at emily.may@sydney.edu.au
 


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