The United States – Indonesia Society (USINDO) is sharing information about the 2018 USINDO Summer Studies Program in Indonesia (May 24 - August 2, 2018), and no accepting applications from interested parties.
As the most dynamic emerging economy in Southeast Asia, the largest Muslim-majority country, third largest democratic country and one of the most diverse countries in the world, Indonesia is an important country for the U.S and in Asia. The USINDO Summer Studies program aims to provide American students with the language ability, political awareness, culture sensitivity and understanding of this increasingly significant country. For the past 23 years, USINDO has hosted an intensive ten-week language and cultural immersion program, held in Yogyakarta for U.S. university students, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, as well as recent graduates (within 6 months) of any accredited U.S. college or university.
During the Summer Studies Program, students will take classes in reading, writing, and speaking Indonesian language for 20 hours every week and experience living with local Indonesian host families and. In addition to the language course, the program will include short volunteer work opportunities with local organizations in Yogyakarta, cultural events, guest lectures, and field trips so that students may further immerse themselves in Indonesian culture and increase their knowledge of Indonesia. At the end of the Yogyakarta program, the students will spend three days in Jakarta, where they will have the opportunity to meet with senior government officials, business and NGO leaders, to discuss contemporary issues facing Indonesia.
For more information please visit the USINDO website (www.usindo.org). Applications are due on February 8, 2018. Click here for a PDF for more information about USINDO. Should you have any question or further inquiries, please contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.