Program Background

Indonesia has a population around 255 million based on the data of  the Indonesian Government’s Statistical Agency in 2016. The population size has been the fourth-largest population in the world after China, India and the United States. Because Indonesia is an archipelago country, the people live in different islands with a wide range of ethnic and cultural diversity. The big islands in Indonesia are Java, Sumatera, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and Papua islands. However, the largest population live in Java island. In terms of religion, most of Indonesian population are Muslims which is approximately 87.2 % of the total population. The multicultural condition and the Moslem religion majority have created a unique situation in Indonesia that affect the way people conduct their business.

Program Objectives

This program is mainly designed to :

  • Improve knowledge and understanding of Islamic Business in Indonesia, as a country with a majority of Muslim population in the world, by experiencing and learning process designed in a series of activities such as lectures, discussions and visits to several organizations and historical sites;
  • Introduce Indonesia as a country that has hundreds of ethnic and cultural diversity, and Yogyakarta, as one of provinces in Indonesia, that is well-known as a cultural city; and
  • Introduce business potentials in Indonesia in general.

Program Details

Period:  31 July – 7 August 2017
Participants:  International students currently enrolled at a university
Language of Instruction: English

Day Session
31 July 2017 Arrival in Yogyakarta and Welcoming Dinner

  • Check in – local hotel
  • Brief orientation and discussion of rules and procedures
1 August 2017
  • Welcoming Program at UII
  • Lecture 1: Introduction to Indonesian Culture and Language Class
  • Introduction to Indonesian Culture and Language Class
  • Campus tour: Visit to UII Museum and Kimpulan Temple
2 August 2017
  • Lecture 2: Indonesian Economy
  • Field Trip 1: Company Visit
  • Field Trip 2: Yogyakarta City Tour
3 August 2017
  • Lecture 3: Islamic Business Ethics
  • Field Trip 3: Batik / Handicraft Industry
  • Field Trip 4: Prambanan Temple (Ramayana Ballet)
4 August 2017
  • Lecture 4: Islamic Economics and Finance/Banking
  • Field Trip 5: Muammalat Bank
  • Field Trip 6: Parangtritis Beach
5 August 2017
  • Field Trip 7: Trip to Local Village
  • Field Trip 8: Social Charity
6 August 2017
  • Field Trip 9: Ullen Sentalu Museum
  • Field Trip 10: Merapi Lava Tour
  • Free time with IP Buddy
  • Farewell Dinner in Yogyakarta
7 August 2017 Airport drop off (Adisutjipto International Airport)


Program Fees & Application

The program fee includes the tuition fee, accommodation, meals, social programs and fieldtrips. However, the participants have to pay for the flight tickets and visa fees (if necessary).

UII Partners Non UII Partners
USD 500 USD 750

An application will be cancelled if the payment is not made by the payment deadline.
Please send the transfer receipt to our email : [email protected]

To find out if your university including UII partner or not, please visit or contact us directly via email or phone.


Important Dates Schedule
1 March – 1 June 2017 Registration
15 June 2017 Payment deadline
31 July 2017 Arrival day
1 August 2017 Summer program starts
6 August 2017 Summer program ends
7 August 2017 Departure to Airport

Please be noted that the program invitation will be sent after the payment deadline.


Further information about this program, please contact:

Universitas Islam Indonesia – International Office
International Program Office
Sardjito Building (3rd floor), Main Campus UII
Jl. Kaliurang km. 14,5 Sleman
Yogyakarta 55584 INDONESIA

Phone: (+62 274) 898410
Fax: (+62 274) 898406
Email: [email protected]