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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.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants of $5,000 are available to ACICIS member university students participating in this program in 2016 and 2017.

See here for more information about the ACICIS New Colombo Plan Mobility Program Funding.

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. A placement test at the start of the semester guides students in their choice of subjects, with the assistance of the ACICIS staff in Yogya. ACICIS requires students to study at least 12 credit points (known as Sistim Kredit Semester or “SKS”), and no more than 15. Most subjects are worth 2 or 3 credit points, so students typically take four to six subjects per semester. Language units with INCULS are exclusively for foreign students. Regular units are units taken by local Indonesian students as a part of their degree program. They are delivered in Indonesian.

Students may also involve themselves in multiple extra-curricular activities, which will help them develop their language skills and provide them with in-depth cultural knowledge about Indonesia.