Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA) 2022

Updated April 15, 2022

The call for application is now CLOSED. Visit https://bit.ly/iismafinalbinus to find the complete list of the nominated BINUS students.

We wish the students all the best!!

Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA) is a scholarship program funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Kemdikbudristek) through the Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI). The program aims to mobilize thousands of undergraduate (S1) students from Indonesia to overseas universities. Successful applicants will spend one semester at a partner university to study, experience different cultures, broaden their network, and expose themselves to the global world.

As part of Kampus Merdeka, initiated by the Kemdikbudristek, the opportunity to study abroad is open to undergraduate students from all Indonesian higher education institutions under DIKTI.

COVERAGE

  1. Registration and tuition fee at the host university. Please be informed that payment regulation (BP3 and SKS) at BINUS still applies.
  2. Transportation fee
  3. Health insurance fee
  4. Visa application fee
  5. COVID-19 (PCR) Tests & Quarantine fee at host country
  6. Settlement and living allowance

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  1. be an Indonesian citizen (WNI) and be residing in and applying for the scholarship from Indonesia;
  2. not have dual citizenship;
  3. not be receiving the living allowance from the other funding/scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology and Indonesian Endowment Fund (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan – LPDP) during the IISMA Program;
  4. not be participating in other Kampus Merdeka programs at the same time as the IISMA Program;
  5. not have participated in more than one (1) Kampus Merdeka Program prior to the IISMA Program;
  6. never have violated the rules, norms, and/or laws applied in Indonesia; and
  7. be willing to follow the rules and regulations during participating in IISMA.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. not be more than 23 years old on 1 July 2022 (applicants born on or before 30 June 1999 are not eligible to apply);
  2. never have taken college leave (cuti kuliah) during undergraduate study;
  3. never have participated in an overseas physical mobility/exchange program during undergraduate study;
  4. be as an active student at BINUS University/BINUS University International/BINUS Online Learning during application and during IISMA program;
  5. be in semester 4 or 6 of undergraduate (S1) program during application;
  6. be in “Enrichment Period” for Odd (Ganjil) Semester 2022/2023;
BINUS University (reguler, Global Class, dual degree) Make sure you are allowed to take Enrichment Program “Study Abroad” track in Odd Semester 2022/2023
BINUS University International (single degree) Consult with your Head/Deputy Head of Program about the course mapping
BINUS University International (double degree) Consult with your Head/Deputy Head of Program about the curriculum
BASE (ARE and PDE) Consult with your Head/Deputy Head of Program about the course mapping
BINUS Online Learning (S1) Consult with your Head/Deputy Head of Program about the course mapping
BINUS Online Learning (D3-S1) Not eligible to apply
  1. Have a latest GPA (IPK) of at least 3.00 out of 4.00;
  2. Have an English language proficiency of at least 78 in TOEFL iBT (or 6.0 in IELTS or 100 in Duolingo English Test). BUEPT, TOEFL ITP, or other English proficiency certificates are not acceptable. If the host university requires a higher level of English proficiency, applicants must meet that requirement to continue their application. Please check here); and
  3. Nominated by BINUS University (recommendation letter must be issued by BINUS International Office).

HOW TO APPLY

PART 1: to BINUS (12 March–6 April 2022)

Step 1
Complete all required documents.

  • Mobility Proposal: Consult with your Head/Deputy Head of Program/Department. Choose 4 courses offered at your expected host university. For the complete list of host universities and courses, please visit: https://site.iisma.id/host-universities-list/. Check if you pass the GPA and English Proficiency required by the host university. Get the proposal signed by your Head/Deputy Head. Electronic signature is acceptable.
  • Consent Form: Consult with your parents/legal guardians. Get the form signed by your parent/legal guardian. Electronic signature is acceptable.
  • Declaration Forms: Please read the forms carefully. You may buy and use three electronic duty stamps (https://e-meterai.co.id). Make sure you do not use the exact same duty stamp in different forms. Electronic signature is acceptable. Please leave the Relevant University Authority part blank.

Step 2
Submit all required documents through the online form here: https://bit.ly/apply-binus-iisma-2022 (applicants must login with your BINUS email) by 6 April 2022. You may find the complete list of required documents below.

 

. Form Example Note
1 BINUS–IISMA 2022 Mobility Proposal (fillable form) Mobility Proposal (Example) Signed by applicant and Head/Deputy Head of Program/Department
2 BINUS–IISMA 2022 Consent Form (fillable form) Consent Form (Example) Signed by applicant and parent/legal guardian
3 Declaration of Non-Enrollment Student Mobility Program (fillable form) Declaration of Non-Enrollment Student Mobility Program (Example) Signed by applicant on duty stamp
4 Declaration of Clearance from Narcotic (fillable form) Declaration of Clearance from Narcotic (Example) Signed by applicant on duty stamp
5 Declaration of Non-Involvement in Sexual Violence (fillable form) Declaration of Non-Involvement in Sexual Violence (Example) Signed by applicant on duty stamp
6 Copy of academic transcript Can be requested to Student Service
7 Copy of English proficiency test certificate

 

Step 3
BINUS International Office will assess your application. Please be advised that incomplete application will not be considered. If you pass BINUS internal selection, BINUS International Office will issue a recommendation letter signed by the International Office Manager on behalf of the Vice Rector of Academic Affairs.

PART 2: to IISMA (12 March–12 April 2022)

If you are granted a Recommendation Letter, you have to apply for the awards by filling out an online application here: https://site.iisma.id by 12 April 2022 at 23:59 WIB.

PROGRAM TIMELINE

Activity Important Dates
Info Session 1 for BINUS Students 21 March 2022 (14:00–16:00 WIB)

Session Recording: https://bit.ly/webiisma21mar-rec

Please login with your BINUS email (@binus.ac.id, @binus.edu, or @binusian.org).

Info Session 2 for BINUS Students 23 March 2022 (10:00–12:00 WIB)

Session Recording: https://bit.ly/webiisma23mar-rec

Please login with your BINUS email (@binus.ac.id, @binus.edu, or @binusian.org).

Workshop “How to Write Essays for Scholarship Application” 25 March 2022 (10:00 – 11:30 WIB)

Session Recording: https://bit.ly/workshopiisma25mar-rec

Please login with your BINUS email (@binus.ac.id, @binus.edu, or @binusian.org).

Application deadline to BINUS 6 April 2022
Application deadline to IISMA 12 April 2022
Selection process and interview 13 April–13 May 2022
Final Announcement 14 May 2022
Pre-Departure 15 May–30 August 2022
Program Dates Odd (Ganjil) Semester 2022/2023

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

About IISMA Program
Is this program mandatory? No. It is optional.
If I fulfill all the requirements applied by BINUS University and IISMA, is it confirmed I will be granted the award? There is no specific quota for a particular Indonesian university. You will be competing with all applicants from all over Indonesia.

 

Each host university also has a number of available seats for IISMA awardees. Please choose your expected host universities carefully and wisely.

 

Submit your application as soon as possible to avoid any technical difficulties. Most applicants tend to submit their applications 3-5 days before the deadline. This may cause you trouble to access the online platform.

About Enrichment Program
Where should I find the information about my Enrichment Program? Go to https://curriculum.binus.ac.id, choose the suitable program/department, find Catalogue.
If I am not granted the award, can I change the Enrichment track? If you are registered in other track (non-Study Abroad):

–        Before applying to IISMA, you must consult with your EPC (Enrichment Program Coordinator) if it is possible to change the Enrichment Track; and

–        after you are selected as IISMA awardee, please change your enrichment track into Study Abroad

 

If you are already registered in Study Abroad Track and you are selected as IISMA awardee, please coordinate with BINUS IO to change your host university.

About English Proficiency Test
Where should I find the information about the English Proficiency Test for IISMA purposes? TOEFL iBT: https://www.ets.org/toefl

IELTS: https://www.britishcouncilfoundation.id/tes/ielts/jadwal-tes-biaya-lokasi

DET: https://englishtest.duolingo.com

About Academic Transcript
How can I get an original copy of my academic transcript? Please contact the Student Service:

–        Student Service Senayan: ss.senayan@binus.edu

–        Student Service Alam Sutera: student_service@binus.edu

–        Layanan Keuangan Mahasiswa: lyn_keu_mhs@binus.edu

How much does the transcript cost? Between Rp 10.000 and Rp 30.000.
About the Mobility Proposal
Where should I find the information about my Head/Deputy Head of Program/Department? Go to https://binus.ac.id, click the drop down menu on About Us, choose University Officers Directory.

 

You can also contact your Deputy Head of Program/Department or the Enrichment Program Coordinator at your Program/Department.

About the Declaration Forms
Should I print all the declaration forms, sign them, scan them, and upload them to the Internal Selection platform? Electronic signature is acceptable. You can also buy an electronic duty stamp here https://e-meterai.co.id.
How should I get the relevant university authority sign my declaration forms? Upon application to BINUS Internal Selection, you may leave the Relevant University Authority part blank. If you pass the internal selection, we will have your forms signed.

Should you still have further questions, please contact Ms. Debby (dlubis@binus.edu) or join our Telegram Channel to chat with our staff directly.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Information about Call for Applications of IISMA 2021 is available HERE.

Please visit our website on regular basis, join the BINUS IO—Special Programs Channel on Telegram to chat with IO staff, or follow our Instagram binus_internationaloffice to stay updated.

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