Indonesian Language Teacher Immersion (ILTI)

The Indonesian Language Teacher Immersion (ILTI) program is designed to produce high-quality Indonesian language teachers through a tailored ‘in-country’ program, based at the prestigious Universitas Sanata Dharma (USD) in Yogyakarta. USD is well-known for its educational expertise and maintains an extensive network with local feeder schools through which practicum activities are conducted.

November 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |

Development Studies Immersion (DSIP)

The ACICIS Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP) is a semester-long community development option hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta. The DSIP runs parallel to other ACICIS programs at UGM, but has the important distinction of an eight week community development field work module.

November 10th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Flexible Language Immersion (FLIP)

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.

November 10th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

NCP Launch in Yogyakarta

The Australian Consortium of ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS), in partnership with Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, held a reception marking the launch of The Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan initiative, at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta on Friday 17 October 2014. The Rector of UGM, [...]

School Tour 2014

In 2014, 18 students from Mandurah Baptist College travelled to Yogyakarta on an ACICIS Indonesia School Tour. The trip was a great experience for the students. Mr Tavish Redgrave, the Indonesian teacher at the college was very happy with the tour that was provided: "The tour provided an opportunity where [...]

September 10th, 2014|Categories: School Tour Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |

School Tour 2012

ACICIS was delighted to host its first ever school tour when Scotch College from Western Australia visited Yogyakarta in July 2012 for a 9-day study tour. In the Scotch party were 7 boys and 2 teachers.

Students participated in all components of the tour:


By Alex Gibson (Semester 31/Aug 2010 & Semester 32/Feb 2011) University of Western Australia Sitting on the floor of my kost and reflecting on the past year brings to light a number of different and conflicting feelings. Firstly how lucky I have been to experience this wonderful place, culture and [...]

Daily routine on the Islamic Studies Program

By Che Che (Semester 31/Aug 2010) Charles Darwin University/University of the Sunshine Coast My daily routine began with a lovely little breakfast at the local warung where the boys would tease me and try to talk to me in Javanese and trick me into paying a lot more for my [...]

DSIP Testimony

By Nikkola Pickering (Semester 31/Aug 2010)
Murdoch University

“The last week and a half has been an immense learning experience for us. We have been welcomed into our sub-units and dusun (hamlet) very well, and feel happy in our surroundings."

November 28th, 2010|Categories: Semester Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , |

Here come the rains!

By Lauren Russell (Semester 29/Aug 2009) University of Sydney The wet season in Indonesia has begun in force! At the moment the rain is falling so hard on my noisy roof that it is impossible to sleep. The rain seems to fall with such force here. Like the raindrops are [...]