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SIT Indonesia: Arts, Religion, and Social Change
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
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Students on this program explore Indonesia's arts, agriculture, and six officially recognized religions shaping socio-cultural discourses on the side-by-side Indonesian islands of Bali and Java. Courses are taught in English, however students also learn Bahasa Indonesia. In addition to coursework, students spend the last month of the program completing an independent research project, an arts practicum, or an internship. Homestays are an essential and integral part of the program. Students experience an urban homestay with a Muslim family in Yogyakarta, Java, an urban homestay with a Hindu family in Kerambitan, Bali, as well as a rural homestay in the village of Tabanan, Bali.
For more information, visit program homepage.
Photo: Courtesy of Ben Woods