University of Indonesia
Universitas Indonesia (UI) is one of the oldest state universities in Indonesia, and has two main campuses in Jakarta and Depok.
Being one of Indonesia's most popular universities, UI has more than 49,000 students and more than 4,500 lecturers teaching in 14 faculties.
The Depok campus is situated on 312 hectares of greenery, with over 75 hectares dedicated to beautiful forest.
Did you know?
Indonesia is the world’s largest country comprised solely of islands. It is composed of 17,508 islands, some 6,000 of which are inhabited.
Units from Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy are not open to exchange students.
Units are taught in English and Indonesia.
The following subject areas offer courses taught in English:
- Computer Science
- Political Science
Chinese languages & culture studies
Communications and media studies
Engineering - chemical
Engineering - civil
Engineering - electrical and computer systems
Engineering - materials science
Engineering - mechanical and aerospace
English as an international language
French languages & culture studies
German languages & culture studies
Indonesian languages & culture studies
Japanese languages & culture studies
Korean languages & culture studies
Physics and astronomy
Politics and international relations
Public health and preventive medicine
- The listed disciplines are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the university.
- Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisers in your managing faculty(ies) and subject to available places at the host campus
See Universitas Indonesia's unit catalogue here.
Make sure you check the "Language of Instruction" information at the bottom of each course profile.
Bahasa Indonesia language can be studied separately through UI's Lembaga Bahasa International.
If you cannot find any unit guides after having done your own research, you can follow the process as outlined here.
Please note that UI refer to units as ‘courses’. One unit at UI is usually worth 3 credits.
Full time equivalents
|Minimum 18 Monash Points||Maximum 24 Monash points||Minimum 36 Monash points||Maximum 48 Monash points|
|Standard||9 credits||12 credits||18 credits||24 credits|
Exchange program terms
UI ‘Spring’ or ‘Even’ semester (Monash Semester 1): late January to late May
UI ‘Fall’ or ‘Odd’ semester (Monash Semester 2): mid-August to late December
University accommodation is available but cannot be guaranteed. The International Office will assist you in finding off-campus accommodation if required.
UI offers advice on accommodation here.
All exchange students must apply for a “limited stay” visa once they have been accepted for exchange and issued their study permit. Monash Abroad can only provide general information - always check with the relevant consular/Embassy and consider advice that is right for you.
For more information on visas, please refer to the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia here.
UI also provide some advice on visas, which can be found here.
Health and insurance
When travelling on a Monash Abroad approved program, you are automatically covered under the Monash University Student Travel Insurance policy.
Orientation and extra-curricular
Tuition fees for this program are waived by the host institution. While on exchange you remain enrolled at Monash and continue to pay fees to Monash University. Find out more here.
Cost of living
One semester abroad will generally cost you approximately AUD$10,000 – $15,000, however this varies depending on destination and your individual living standards.
Universitas Indonesia provides some advice on cost of living here.
Find out about Monash Abroad Travel Scholarships here.
Find out about Monash University Travel and Placement Scholarships here.
Australian government funding
Find out about the Overseas Higher Education Loan Program (OS-HELP) here.
Hamer Scholarship for Intensive Language Study
Find out about the Hamer Scholarship for intensive language study here.
Walter Mangold Language Scholarship
Find out about the Walter Mangold Language Scholarships here.
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University of Indonesia
- Program type: Semester exchange
- Depok (main)
- Program periods: Semester 1, Semester 2
- Study level: Contact us for more details