BINUS International Office

International Community Development Program 2022

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  • Group activities
  • Homestay with local community in Malang, East Java
  • Excursions
  • Cultural exchange

All time stated in Western Indonesian Time (UTC +07:00).

Saturday, August 20 Arrival in Jakarta (only for international students)
Sunday, August 21 Arrival in Malang, East Java (international students, BINUS@Jakarta students, and BINUS@Bandung students)
Welcome Dinner and Group Networking (all participants)
Monday, August 22 Orientation and Introduction to Indonesia
Design Thinking Recap—Sense and Sensibility
Tuesday, August 23 Departure to the Local Community
Design Thinking Recap—Empathy (interview with the locals)
Wednesday, August 24 Design Thinking Recap—Empathy (interview with the locals)
Thursday, August 25 Farewell to Local Community
Design Thinking Recap—Ideation
Design Thinking Recap—Prototyping (with group facilitators)
Friday, August 26 Preparation for Gallery Walk (with group facilitators)
Gallery Walk and Closing
Saturday, August 27 Excursion — Malang Area
Sunday, August 28 Departure to Jakarta
Departure to Home Country

*Schedule is subject to change


Important Dates Activities
March 1–July 8, 2022 Application Submission
July 11, 2022 Announcement of successful applicants
July 11-15, 2022 Payment and visa application**
July 21–22, 2022 Design Thinking workshop (only for BINUS students)
August 20, 2022 Departure of non-Indonesian students in Jakarta
August 21, 2022 Departure to Malang, East Java

Program starts

August 27, 2022 Program ends

Departure to Jakarta

**Please do not make any payment before you receive the confirmation of participation from BINUS University.


  • Undergraduate students from any majors
  • Good command of English language
  • Highly motivated and open-minded
  • Has a sufficient knowledge of design-thinking


Program fee includes classroom sessions, domestic flights Jakarta–Malang–Jakarta, accommodation and breakfasts for 7 days, local airport transfers, cultural trips, and eVisa.

  • Student from partner universities: USD 270 (non-refundable)
  • Student from non-partner universities: USD 310 (non-refundable)
  • Selected BINUS students: FREE


  • Please check with your International Office representatives if your institution has a partnership with BINUS University.
  • An invoice and guidelines how to make the payment will be sent to successful applicants upon the completion of selection process.
  • Successful participants must arrange and pay for their return flights from home country to Jakarta (CGK) and vice versa.
  • Program fee is fully waived for selected BINUS students.


Prepare and complete the following required documents:


  • Complete BINUS Short Program Application Form (updated0422)
  • Scan copy of English proficiency certificate. A letter from the home university stating that the applicant has good command of English language, or the applicant is taking English-taught courses at the home university, is acceptable.
  • Scan copy of Student ID card
  • Scan copy of colored passport (cover only)
  • Scan copy of colored passport (identity information page only)
  • Color photo (not less than 100 KB)
  • Insurance card/financial capability statement letter
  • Health certificate (stating health condition in general, issued by a hospital and signed by a doctor)
  • Vaccine certificate (two doses)


Submit all the required documents to Mr. Romario ( by July 8, 2022.


Mr. Romario, Special Programs Officer (