Tuesday, December 10, 2019

AMERTA (Academic Mobility Exchange for Undergraduate at Airlangga) 2019/2020, Indonesia (Funded)

AMERTA calls outstanding students to experience an Indonesian diverse culture and a local East Java atmosphere to study for one or two semesters. This program is available for international students who are interested in a number of uniquely Indonesian perspective subjects in social and cultural aspects, economics, natural sciences, and health/life sciences.

Inaugurated in 2014, it was successfully conducted for its first batch. All courses are fully delivered in English, and students are given some benefits such as Indonesian language learning, cultural trip, international events, and online learning delievered by overseas university during the programs. Field studies are compulsory in some courses to integrate theoretical perspective into practice.

AMERTA focusses on the current issues of Indonesia as developing country in the dynamic nature of globalization through the perspective of natural, health and social sciences. For natural and health sciences, they provide the wide array of knowledge about Indonesian biodiversity in flora and fauna, the dynamic of tropical medicine, and community empowerment in health especially for Indonesia as a developing country. While social sciences, they offer the dynamics of Indonesian urban culture, creative economy, and society as the impact of globalization.

  • Free tuition fee
  • Living allowance : IDR 1.000.000,00/per month (for 3 months)
  • Free Indonesian language course
  • Free cultural trip and international events
  • Cross culture experience through direct exposure of Indonesian culture and society
  • Better acquisition of knowledge through field studies which integrate theory into practice
  • Additional comprehension of knowledge about Indonesian economics, socio-politics and urban culture in Indonesia as the impact of globalization
  • Acquisition of knowledge about Indonesian biodiversity in tropical medicine and natural resources
  • Online learning delivered by lecturers from overseas university

Course Terms and Conditions
  • Candidates have to get approval regarding their course choices from their home university for credit transfer prior arrival to Universitas Airlangga
  • Candidates should enroll in 3 courses at minimum for one semester of AMERTA and join mandatory Indonesian Language class
  • Class will be conducted if the minimum participants have reached 5 students, otherwise student needs to change the subject(s) on "Add & Drop" period
  • Candidates may enroll courses in any faculty (regardless of their original majors & meeting the course requirements)

How to Apply:
  • Partner Universities & Non-Partner Universities
  • AUN-ACTS Scheme
    • Interested students must apply through AUN-ACTS portal
    • Send email to inbound@global.unair.ac.id and attach your AUN-ACTS application page
    • Make sure / contact your International Office / Office of International Affairs / AUN-ACTS Committee at your home university to "nominate" your application
Please upload Required Supporting Documents to this application form, such as:
  • 1. A copy of Passport (colored front page)
  • 2. Most recent passport photo (red background)
  • 3. Official academic transcript in English (issued by the applicant’s home institution)
  • 4. One (1) Professional Letter of Recommendation signed by the referee (Preferably from a Professor, Invalid if recommendations are made by family members or friends)
  • 5. Scanned English Proficiency Certificate
  • 6. A Health Certificate (as attached in the AMERTA XII Information Package)
*NOTE: You will have to choose your courses in this application. Please do check REGULARLY the most recent list of courses beforehand.

**NOTE: The application will only be processed if applicants have sent all required
supporting documents. Should there be any other inquiries, please do
not hesitate to contact our email : inbound@global.unair.ac.id. Please check your email regularly.

NOTICE: Students from AUN Member Universities MUST apply via AUN-ACTS website as well.

22 December 2019