The option exists for students to enrol in two regular semester units for the purposes of meeting home university equivalence requirements or self-interest. These units involve approximately 150 minutes of contact time per week, plus 120 minutes of structured academic homework and independent study. These units can be taken in the Department of International Relations faculty of Parahyangan University (UNPAR). Details on available units in other faculties will be provided upon request.
Students complete field work in the provinces of West Java, Jakarta and Banten. Any students wishing to undertake field study activities outside these areas must obtain the approval of ACICIS and UNPAR prior to application. As a general rule, such proposals are discouraged due to the limitations of university authority and pastoral support capacity beyond West Java/Jakarta/Banten.
Students are free to select any topic and are allocated an UNPAR staff member to act as academic supervisor.
Students must write an 8-10,000 work report on their field study experience and is usually in Indonesian or, with the approval of the student’s home university, may be in English with a summary in Indonesian. See here for some examples of reports past students have written.
At the end of semester, students submit their final report and present a seminar in Indonesian for UNPAR students and staff, the RD and perhaps some prospective ACICIS field option students. ACICIS field study reports and seminars are assessed by UNPAR academics.