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Darmasiswa RI - "Indonesian Scholarship Program"

I.      Darmasiswa RI Program

II.     How to Apply for Program Darmasiswa RI

III.    Qualifications of Participants

IV.    Length of Stay

V.     Terms of Study

VI.    Deadline of Documents Submission

VII.   Prohibations Regarding Employment and Business

VIII.  Directory of State Universities and Colleges Participating in the Program

IX.    Monthly/Yearly Allowance

X.     Announcement

XI.    Temporary Resident Visa

XII.   Round Trip Airfare

XIII.  Program Darmasiswa RI Plus




I. Program Darmasiswa RI

Program Darmasiswa RI is an Indonesian Government scholarship program given to foreign student from neighboring countries to learn Indonesian languages and dialects, traditional music, traditional dances, handicrafts in the higher education institutions in Indonesia.

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II.  How to Apply for Program Darmasiswa RI

Applicants who wish to join Program Darmasiswa RI should filled up and submit three (3) copies of their application forms to Indonesian Embassy in the respective country.  It is hoped that the documents of successful applicant also authenticated by Department of Foreign Affairs of their respective countries before Indonesian Embassy send it to Jakarta.

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III. Qualifications of Participants

To qualify for the Darmasiswa program RI:

1.   The participant should not be more than 35 years of age.

2.   Should have completed Secondary Education or its equivalent.

3.   Should submit the photocopy of transcript.

4.   Should have a basic knowledge in the field of study he/she is applying for.

5.   Should fill up the Application Form provided by the Department of Education and Culture thru the Indonesian Embassy in his/her country residence. (to be accompanied by 3 copies of the applicant’s latest photo).

6.   Should be in good health as attested in the Medical Certificate duly signed by a doctor.

7.   The participant must course his/her application thru the Indonesian Embassy in his/her country of residence.

8.   The participant must submit the latest copy of his/her   3  x  4  and    4  x  6  photo, or a total of 5 copies per size specification.

9.   A photocopy of his/her passport valid for two (2) years.

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IV. Length of Stay  

The Darmasiswa Program RI is non-degree program given for a year and cannot be used for research in Indonesia. 

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V. Terms of Study

School year starts on September every year especially for University of Indonesia, Depok school year starts on middle of August every year.  Before the class start, participant should joint the orientation and Bahasa Indonesia lesson at early August every year.

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VI. Deadline of Documents Submission

Documents of applicant should be received on or before 31 March of the year by:

Biro Perencanaan dan Kerjasama Luar Negeri

Departemen Pendidikan Nasional Gedung C, Lantai 7

Jalan Jenderal Sudirman – Senayan

Jakarta, Indonesia

Tel/Fax: (+6221) 5738181-5709446 


Direktorat Diplomasi Publik

Departemen Luar Negeri

Jalan Taman Pejambon No. 6

Jakarta, Indonesia

Tel/Fax: (+6221) 3813480/3858035

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VII. Prohibitions Regarding Employment and Business
The Darmasiswa Program is granted for duration of 1 (one) year for a “ non-degree”
program and the participant is prohibited from working and engaging in business or
any activity for personal profit/gain.
In relation to this, the participant is required to fill up and sign a pro-forma note to
this effect.

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VIII. Directory of State Universities and Colleges

        Participating in the Program




Area(s) of Study


Medan State University






Andalas University, Padang






College of Indonesian Art (STSI) Padang Panjang






Sriwijaya University





Lampung University







Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University






The University of Indonesia

(Universitas Indonesia) Jakarta






Jakarta State University






National University







Pakuan Bogor University






Padjadjaran University (Universitas Padjadjaran)





Education University Indonesia (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia)




College of Indonesian Art (STSI) Bandung





Pasundan University





Diponegoro University







Semarang State University









IKIP PGRI Semarang









Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) Yogyakarta







University of Gajah Mada (UGM) Yogyakarta



Yogyakarta State University (Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta)




Sanata Dharma University








Ahmad Dahlan University






College of Indonesian Art (STSI) Surakarta






Sebelas Maret University






State University of Malang

(Universitas Negeri Malang)



IKIP Budi Utomo Malang







Surabaya State University

(Universitas Negeri Surabaya)




Airlangga University







Surabaya Muhammadiyah University




Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) Denpasar






Udayana University (Universitas Udayana)






IKIP Negeri Singaraja






IKIP Saraswati Tabanan





Mataram University





Mulawarman University







Makasar Muhammadiyah University


Willem Iskandar Psr V, Medan Estate, Medan

Tel: (+6261) 6613365

Fax: (+6261) 6613319



Rektorat Unand Kampus Manis Padang

Tel: (+62751) 71303

Fax: (+62751) 71085



Bundo Kanduang 35 Padang Panjang.

Tel: (+62752) 82077

Fax: (+62752) 82803




Raya Prabumutih, Indralaya OKI, Palembang

Tel: (+62711) 580357



Prof. Dr. Sumantri Brojonegoro No. 1

Bandar Lampung 35145

Tel: (+62721) 701609

Fax: (+62721) 702767



Jalan Raya Jakarta Km. 4 Pakupatan, Serang

Tel: (+62254) 280330

Fax: (+62254) 281254



Kamp. UI, Depok 16424

Tel: (+6221) 7270009, 7863528 7863529

Telefax: (+6221) 7864075

Fax: (+6221) 7270038




Rawamangun Muka, JKT


Tel: (+6221) 4893982

Fax: (+6221) 4896977



Sawo Manila, Pejaten, Pasar Minggu,

Jakarta 12520

Tel: (+6221) 7806700

Fax: (+6221) 7802718/19



Pakuan Po. Box. 452, Bogor

Tel: (+62251) 312206

Fax: (+62251) 356927



Dipati Ukur No. 35 Bandung

Tel: (+6222) 2501977

Fax: (+6222) 2501932



Dr. Setiabudi No. 229 Bandung

Tel: (+6222) 213163

Fax: (+6222) 213651



Buahbatu No. 212 Bandung

Tel: (+6222) 304532

Fax: (+6222) 403021



Tamasari 6-8, Bandung

Tel: (+6222) 4201677

Fax: (+6222) 4236182



Prof. H. Soedarto, S.H. Tembalang, Semarang

Kotak Pos 1269

Tel: (+6224) 7460012

Fax: (+6224) 7460013



Kampus UNNES Gedung H, Sekaran Gunungpati

Tel: (+6224) 8508004

Fax: (+6224) 8508082






Kampus I:  Lontar No. 1 (Sidodadi Timur) Semarang

Kampus II: Lingga Raya no. 1 Semarang

Tel: (+6224) 8448217, 8316377

Fax: (+6224) 8448217



Parangtritis Km. 6,5 Yogyakarta

Tel/Fax: (+62274) 371233






Bulaksumur Yogyakarta

Tel: (+62274) 563974



Karangmalang Yogyakarta

Tel: (+62274) 586168 Ext. 318

Fax: (+62274) 565500



Mrican Tromol Pos 29 Yogyakarta 55002

Tel: (+62274) 513301, 515352

Fax: (+62274) 562383



Kapas No. 9, Semaki, Yogyakarta

Tel: (+62274) 511829

Fax: (+62274) 564604



Ki Hajar Dewantoro No. 19, Surakarta

Tel: (+62271) 47658

Fax: (+62271) 46175




Ir. Sutami No. 36 A Surakarta, Jawa Tengah

Tel: (+62271) 46994

Fax: (+62271) 46655



Surabaya No. 6 Malang

Tel/Fax: (+62341) 551312



Simpang Arjuno 14 B Malang

Tel: (+62341) 326019, 323214

Fax: (+62341) 335070



Kampus IKIP Surabaya, Ketintang Surabaya

Tel: (+6231) 8290357

Fax: (+6231) 8280804



Kampus C Mulyorejo, Surabaya 60115

Tel: (+6231) 5914042, 5912546

Fax: (+6231) 5981841



Sutorejo No. 59, Surabaya

Tel: (+6231) 3811966

Fax: (+6231) 3813096



Nusa Indah Denpasar, Bali

Tel: (+62361) 227316

Fax: (+62361) 233100





Komplek Kampus Jimbaran Denpasar

Tel: (+62361) 701954 Ext. 314

Fax. (+62361) 701807



Achmad yani No. 67, Singaraja, Bali 81116

Tel: (+62362) 23458

Fax: (+62362) 25735



Pahlawan No. 2, Tabanan 82113

Tel: (+62361) 811267



Majapahit No. 62, Mataram

Tel: (+62370) 625802

Fax: (+62370) 636041



Kampus Unmul gunung Kelua Kotak Pos 1068 Samarinda

Tel: (+62541) 748698

Fax: (+62541) 747479



Sultan Alaudin No. 259, Makasar

Tel: (+62411) 881593

Fax: (+62411) 865588



- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language






- The Minang language

- Traditional Music

- Traditional Dance

- Handicraft

- Indonesian Language



-  Indonesia Language





Indonesia Language







-  Indonesia Language







- Indonesian Language

- Painting Art

- Handicraft

- Traditional Music

- Traditional Dances



- Indonesian Language







- Indonesian Language

- Culture and Traditional Art





- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language





Indonesian Language





- Kerawitan Traditional 


- Traditional Dances

-     - Traditional Music



- Indonesian language





- Indonesian language








- Indonesian Language

- Painting Art

- Handicraft

- Traditional Music

- Traditional Dances

- Batik Art



- Indonesian language










- Handicraft

- Traditional Dance

- Kerawitan Traditional


- Photography

- Traditional Music



- Indonesian Language




- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language








- Indonesian Language

- Painting Art

- Handicraft




- Traditional Music

- Traditional Dances

- Ethnomusicology

- Art of shadow-puppet playing (Perdalangan)



- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language




- Indonesian Languag

- Art







- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language







- Indonesian Language





- Kerawitan Traditional


- Traditional Dance

- Traditional Music

- Handicraft



- Indonesian Language







- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language






- Indonesian Language





- Indonesian Language







- Indonesian Language


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IX. Monthly/Yearly allowance

 The Embassy wishes to further inform the participants for the Darmasiswa that the Indonesian Government will provide successful applicants with 1 (one) year matriculation fee, a monthly living allowance amounting to Rp. 1,000,000.00 (One Million Rupiah), an annual clothing allowance amounting to Rp. 300,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Rupiah).


The Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation, Department of National Education will send the aforementioned amount every month to the participant, through the University/College/Department where he/she is enrolled.


Pocket Money


All participants are advised to bring enough pocket money in preparation for their studies. The release of the allowance from DEPDIKNAS will be delayed for one (1) to two (2) months from the date of their arrival.


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X. Announcement


The successful candidate will be announce every May of the year.


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XI.  Temporary Resident Visa


1.  Temporary Resident Visa is issued for participants of the Darmasiswa


2.  The participant is not allowed to use a Tourist Visa for his/her study in

     Indonesia because this may give rise to difficulties in obtaining a Resident


3.  If the participant arrives in Indonesia with a Tourist Visa, he/she will be

    compelled to leave Indonesia first to be able to convert his/her Tourist Visa

    and obtain a Resident Permit.

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The participants will shoulder the roundtrip Airfare expenses.


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PROGRAM DARMASISWA RI PLUS is an Indonesian Government scholarship program given to foreign student from neighboring countries to learn Indonesian languages and dialects, traditional music, traditional dances, handicrafts in the higher education institutions in Indonesia, which the participants are required to teach foreign languages to the appointed secondary school.


The requirements of application of the PROGRAM DARMASISWA RI PLUS are the same with PROGRAM DARMASISWA RI except:


a.  The foreign student is oblige to teach one of the foreign languages which

     are English, German, French, Japanese and Mandarin in the appointed

     secondary school for ten (10) hours/week and form a language club.

b.  The allowance is Rp 1,000,000.00 per month.

c.  The accommodation will be provided by the appointed secondary school.

d.  The location of the schools are in Medan City, Bukit Tinggi, Padang,

     Palembang, Jakarta, Bogor, Bandung, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surakarta,

     Surabaya, Malang, Denpasar, Mataram and Makassar.

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