Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994


An intensive 10-week language & culture studies fellowship held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia for U.S. university students and recent graduates.


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Language Training

Improve your Bahasa Indonesia proficiency in a classroom setting.

Field Trips

A series of field trips to celebrate cultural and historical sites as well as local organizations in Yogyakarta and Jakarta

Cultural Workshops

Immerse yourself in the unique culture of Indonesia

Experiential Classroom

Experience candid interaction with Indonesians outside of your classroom setting, while also exploring current issues in the community

Host Families

Foster meaningful bonds with your Indonesian host families

Cross-Cultural Reflection

Reflect upon your experiences to navigate the cultural differences and similarities in Indonesia

Jakarta Post-Program

Engage with Indonesian government officials, NGOs, business leaders and experience its city tour



“The program met and went beyond most of my expectations! The components that most met my expectations and exceeded them were the language courses, field trips, tutoring, host family experience and post-program event in Jakarta. The only part that didn’t quite meet expectations was the volunteer opportunity.”

– Mia Cordes, 2019  Summer Studies Participant


“Thank you for this opportunity — this experience has allowed me to expand intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.”

– Lai Wo, 2019  Summer Studies Participant


The program was very good as displaying another culture, it was for the most part engaging and interesting. My favorite part was the relationships that I have made with my tutor and host family. I’m going to really miss them.”

– Ashley Morrow, 2019  Summer Studies Participant