Australian and international universities invited to join ACICIS
Both Australian and international
universities can apply to become members of the ACICIS consortium. As a member,
a university will be able to take advantage of ACICIS' well-established in-country infrastructure and more than a
decade-and-a-half of experience in sending students to Indonesia. Consortium membership is a cost-effective and credible way for member universities to send their students to Indonesia for supervised in-country study.
are delighted to announce that:
- in 2006, SOAS (the School of Oriental and African
Studies) at the University of London became the first international university
to join ACICIS; followed
- in 2007 by Leiden University from the Netherlands; and
- in 2008 by the Asia New Zealand Foundation;
- in 2010 Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia was welcomed into the ACICIS family;
- in 2011 the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology also joined ACICIS;
- in 2011 the University of Victoria (Canada) joined ACICIS and became the 25th member of the consortium and the first member university from North America;
- in 2012 the University of the Sunshine Coast rejoined ACICIS;
- Griffith University joined ACICIS in January 2013.
ACICIS is also
currently in discussions with other universities from Europe, the USA and Asia who have expressed interested in joining the consortium..
There are many benefits to joining ACICIS:
has been successfully placing international students in Indonesian universities since
- There is a large and expanding range of study
- ACICIS organises a 12 month temporary resident
permit (KITAS) for students. ACICIS handles the administration of that this process entails both priot to departure and once students have
arrived in Indonesia.
- We have a full time Australian academic Resident
Director (RD) stationed in Indonesia to oversee our in-country programs.
- The ACICIS Secretariat, based at Murdoch University in Western Australia, is staffed on a full time
- We have established safety and emergency procedures which allow
us to be as confident as possible about student safety. All students are registered
with their embassies and must carry a mobile phone to allow easy and quick communication
with the RD.
- All students attend a compulsory in-country orientation program at the
start of their semester covering safety and security
matters, study options, visa regulations, health concerns, and cultural adjustment.
graduates exit in-country programs with a very high standard of bahasa Indonesia.
- ACICIS runs a mailing list for alumni and others interested in Indonesia.
- Summary of ACICIS
The initial joining fee for membership of ACICIS is A$5,000 (plus GST of $500 for Australian universities). This fee is only paid when a university first joins the Consortium (or rejoins after letting their membership lapse). As of 2014 the ACICIS annual membership levy is $5,000 (plus $500 GST for Australian universities). To maintain membership for a calendar year, members are required to pay their annual membership levy by 1 October of the preceding year. All
members of the ACICIS consortium must agree to the abide by the ACICIS constitution.
If you are interested in joining ACICIS please contact the ACICIS Secretariat
at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information,
including tuition, visa, insurance and living costs in Indonesia.