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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Tyler Walker (28689) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay Program Provider: SIT
Fall Calendar: Late August to mid-December Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Application Deadline: Spring Deadline 2
Program Description:

Students on this program explore Indonesia's arts, agriculture, and six officially recognized religions shaping socio-cultural discourses on the side-by-side Indonesian islands of Bali and Java. Courses are taught in English, however students also learn Bahasa Indonesia. In addition to coursework, students spend the last month of the program completing an independent research project, an arts practicum, or an internship. Homestays are an essential and integral part of the program.  Students experience an urban homestay with a Muslim family in Yogyakarta, Java, an urban homestay with a Hindu family in Kerambitan, Bali, as well as a rural homestay in the village of Tabanan, Bali.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/11/2024 09/12/2024 02/04/2025 05/19/2025