Key information

Destination: Jakarta & Jogjakarta, Indonesia

Dates: 11 - 24 November 2024

Program Cost: Approximately A$3,300 + airfares

Funding: $9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Program Eligibility: Undergraduate students

Application Deadline: 31 August 2024


The cultural study tour to Indonesia has been designed to be as immersive as possible. The program is comprised of a combination of academic content delivered through in-country seminars and experiential, self-led learning and exploration across Java.

You will have the chance to learn about social and political issues facing one of Australia's closest neighbours in an immersive and self-led environment. The tour includes the opportunity to work closely with Javanese university students, visit sites of cultural and historical significance and develop intercultural communication skills.


This cultural study tour will give you the opportunity to work with local community groups on pressing social issues such as poverty, human rights and environmental sustainability, all while getting to experience the very best of Javanese culture.

Other highlights include:

  • Seminars with local researchers, journalists, human rights activists and foreign dignitaries
  • Visit Cisarua, Bantar Gebang & Kebon Agung Agricultural village
  • Collaboration with Sanata Dharma University
  • Indonesian Cooking Class
  • Kalibiru National Park
  • Borburdor & Ramayana Temple

Academic Information

Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?


Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?



To qualify for this program, you must:

  • be enrolled into an Undegraduate degree

Jakarta skyline at night.

Program Cost

The cost of this program is approx. A$3,300

See below for the list of inclusions and exclusions of the program fee.


  • Accommodation (twin-share)
  • Breakfasts and lunches
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Ground transport
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Site visits and excursions


  • Airfares
  • Visa
  • Medical checks and any necessary injections
  • Personal expenses



Eligible Australian students can also apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$9,504 (depending on your program location) to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility, see Fee Help and Scholarships.

Information sessions

To attend an information session, register your interest and we'll send you further details.

Upcoming information sessions

Tuesday 13 August, 3.00 - 4.00 PM | Location: Online

Monday 19 August, 2.30 - 3.30 PM | Location: EN203

Register your interest


Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, with places (and scholarships) allocated to the first students to complete a full application and meet eligibility criteria.

Keen to apply? You can submit your application now. Applications will be assessed after the application deadline.

Final application deadline: 31 August 2024
Apply now

For further details on this program please contact:

Dr. Sal Clark

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