International Exchanges
(Pitzer Students Only)

Indonesia, Jakarta

Program Title ISEP Exchange with BINUS University
Location Jakarta, Indonesia
Host Website ISEP: Binus University
Eligibility Students must be in good standing at Pitzer College and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Preference will be given to juniors and first semester seniors but sophomores are eligible if space is available.
Preparation At least one area studies course on South East Asian history, politics, literature, religious studies, or international relations is required. Additional recommended preparation: Language, Culture and Society; Intercultural Communications; Introduction to International/ Intercultural Studies; Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Application Pitzer College Study Abroad Application, ISEP Application and forms required by the university
Program Dates Fall semester: September to February
Spring semester: February to July
Academic year: September to July
Required Courses Participants are expected to take one course while abroad that includes content on Indonesian history, politics, literature or culture, and the Pitzer Sakai course Intercultural Learning: Portfolio Writing.
Intensive Language Not available
Independent Study See a Study Abroad Adviser
Course Options COURSES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
BINUS International: Computer Science, Information Systems, Design, New Media, Graphic Design, Fashion Management, Fashion Design, Media & Communication, Communication, Film, Accounting and Finance, Management (International Business), Hospitality & Tourism Management, Marketing
BINUS University: Accounting, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, International Business Management
Credit Possible Students are expected to take 15-16 BINUS course credits in order to earn four course credits at Pitzer. In addition, students will earn 0.5 Pitzer course credits for the Sakai course. See above under Required Courses.
Housing/Board Options ISEP students are housed at BINUS Square in double rooms.Students receive a monthly cash stipend which can be used to prepare meals and/or purchase meals in the cafeteria and restaurants on campus.
Advising notes The chance of placement is generally fair.