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STP | ACICIS - Indonesian Language Short Course (ILSC)
Salatiga, Indonesia (Outgoing Program)
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Any compatible discipline RMIT School: Any compatible discipline
Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate
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Indonesian Language Short Course (ILSC) Details: 
Program Host: ACICIS (hosted by Satya Wacana Christian University). 
Program Dates:
Session 1:  04 January - 26 January 2019
Session 2:  25 January - 16 February 2019
Session 3:  28 June - 20 July 2019
  • The Indonesian Language Short Course (ILSC) provides intensive Indonesian language training for students from beginner to advanced levels.
  • Running in three-week sessions during university vacation periods, students can undertake the program either to fast-track or supplement language studies at their home university, or, for those students exploring an emerging interest in Indonesia, as an in-country, immersive introduction to the Indonesian language.
  • The program consists of intensive Indonesian language tuition incorporating language classes, cultural classes, and field trips.
  • Students may take either a single three-week course (approximately 140 hours total time commitment), or two consecutive three-week courses to create a six-week program of study (approximately 280 hours total time commitment). 
  • Students may also undertake the ILSC prior to, or immediately after, an ACICIS semester program or professional practicum program in order to prepare, or to augment their Indonesian language learning.
  • ACICIS runs 3 x three-week ILSC sessions each year, scheduled to accommodate both southern hemisphere (Australian) and northern hemisphere (European and North American) university vacation periods.
  • This program is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.  
Academic Credit:
  • Students may be eligible to receive 12 credit points towards their RMIT program.
  • Discuss eligibility for credit  towards your RMIT program with your Program Coordinator, and complete an approved study plan from your Program Coordinator (see details in application process below). 
  • Your RMIT tuition fee is waived as you will pay tuition fees directly to ACICIS. 
Program Cost:
Students must ensure they have sufficient funds to cover all associated costs outlined below.
  • ACICIS Tuition fee - AUD$1,130 (three-week course) or AUD$2,032 (six-week course). 
  • Administration and Orientation fee - AUD$471 (payable upon acceptance into the program).
Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Airfares
  • Host Country Visa 
  • Accommodation
  • Spending money- Food, transportation, etc
  • Travel insurance (additional coverage, if applicable)
Travel Insurance
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.

  •  Students will be provided with accommodation during the orientation period for all programs.  
  • ACICIS will assist students with finding appropriate longer-term accommodation.
  • For more information refer here.
Application Process:
Step 1: RMIT School Approval
  • Confirm approval with your program coordinator by getting a study plan signed (you can do this at the same time as getting the ACICIS application forms signed).
  • As part of the ACICIS application process, the following documents require the signature of your program coordinator:
  • University Approval Form.
Step 2: Apply directly to ACICIS by:
  • 1 September 2018 (for Sessions 1, 2)
  • 1 April 2019 (for Session 3)
Step 3: After you've applied directly to ACICIS, register here on Mobi by 1 October 2018 (for Sessions 1, 2) or 1 May 2019 (for Session 3) via the "Apply Now" button above. Make sure you complete the following questionnaires on Mobi and upload the required documents below:
1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information 
     - Upload a copy of current passport (or submit an old one with proof you are applying for a new one) 
2. Short Term Mobility: General Information  
   - Under Section 3: Academic Approval, upload your completed and approved study plan 
   - Under Section 5: Additional Supporting Info and/or Documents, upload a copy of your completed ACICIS application form.
Ensure that you click submit on all required sections to finalise your registration in this program.

Step 4: The Global Experience Office will contact you once you have completed your registration in Mobi to advise of the next steps (eg predeparture info, enrolment, etc).

Step 5: The Global Experience Office will also review your Mobi registration and assess if you are eligible to receive one of the New Colombo Plan (NCP) mobility grants available for the ACICIS programs.

Step 6: Students will be required to attend a Pre-departure session prior to leaving for Indonesia.

2018 Funding:

There are 6 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan (NCP) grants available for eligible Bachelor or Bachelor Honours students.

Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for additional funding options. Students may also be eligible for the Australian Government OS-Help Loan Scheme.

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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.