- Tour 1: 6 to 21 July 2019
- Tour 2: 23 November 2019 – 8 December 2019
The ACICIS Public Health Study Tour (PHST)
is a two-week intensive program for public health students to gain experience in the public health sector in Indonesia. The study tour will provide an introduction to the public health challenges currently facing Indonesia, as well as existing government, international and community-led initiatives tasked with meeting these challenges. This is a unique opportunity for Australian students to hear from leading health professionals, policy-makers and community health workers in Indonesia, and to discuss approaches to health issues with Indonesian counterparts.
Academic credit at RMIT
- Students from the School of Health & Biomedical Sciences and Bachelor of Arts (International Studies)
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
- Gain up to 12 credit points towards your RMIT degree
- The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Coordinator. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
NOTE: if selected you will enrol into study abroad EXTL placeholder courses for which you will not pay tuition fees to RMIT.
Cost for this program is approximately: $AU3,743
See here for more info about the fees
- Field trips and cultural activities and internal travel
- Orientation and support
- Accommodation and most meals
- Indonesian language classes (optional)
Additional costs to consider (but not limited to):
- Host country visa (if applicable $70-85)
- Personal expenditure
See below for information about available funding for this study tour.
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443)
, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances.
For more detailed information, please refer here
Accommodation is included. Participants have the opportunity to indicate their accommodation preference as part of their ACICIS application.
Please refer to the specific ACICIS Application Guidelines here
: Speak with your Academic Advisor/ Program Manager and seek approval confirming academic credit by completing the Study Plan. See here
for more information about seeking study plan approval. (For example for Bachelor of Nursing, please contact email@example.com
STEP 3: Once accepted, successful students will need to register here and upload the following supporting documents by 15 May (Tour 1) and 15 October (Tour 2).
Your Mobi registration should include the following:
- Acceptance letter from ACICIS
- Approved study plan
For Winter 2019 the following grants are available:
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website
and Global Experience website
for funding options.
RMIT Global Experience Office contact
Global Experience Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980
Lin Zhao, Discipline of Nursing
School of Health & Biomedical Sciences
School of Global, Urban and Social Studies: via RMIT Connect
Past RMIT Student Profiles
was a participant in 2016
was a participant in 2017
was a participant in 2018