Indonesian Language and Culture Intensive Program (Indarto) 

Background                :

Indonesia is a transcontinental nation, has more than 700 local languages and uses Indonesian as the bridge of communication among its people. Indonesian language is classified as the sixth most widely spoken language in the entire world. The varieties of this language can be heard based on where is the region that you visit. It is not impossible to explore Indonesia only by using Indonesian language, the citizen absolutely will understand it.

The aim of this program is to provide an intensive course of standard Indonesian for the international students. It covers the skill of listening, speaking, writing, reading, and also enhances the understanding of Indonesian culture. The curriculum is designed for basic level to broaden the chance of Indonesian learners without previous knowledge of that language.


Program venue:

Pusat Pengembangan Bahasa, Universitas PGRI Madiun

Jalan Setiabudi 85 Madiun 63118

Jawa Timur, Indonesia


Timeline and schedule: (optional, the dates can be modified based on necessity)

  • Application deadline               : 3 Mei
  • Announcement                      : 10 May
  • Payment deadline                  : 31 May
  • Accommodation check in       : 25 July
  • Program duration                   : 25 July – 15 August
  • Accommodation check out     : 16 August


Program fee             :  $ 700 (can be converted to Indonesian Rupiah)

                                    Please wire to:

                                    Universitas PGRI Madiun

                                    Bank name: Mandiri

                                    Branch: KC Madiun

                                    Account number: 144-00-0495432-4


What You Will Get:

  1. Courses
  2. Field and cultural trips
  3. Meals and snacks during the field trip
  4. Bicycle for daily transportation
  5. Certificate of participation
  6. Housing



  1. Undergraduate and graduate students
  2. GPA: minimum 3.00 out of 4.00 or equal
  3. English proficiency score*:

TOEFL IBT      : minimum 70

TOEFL ITP      : minimum 500

IELTS             : minimum 5.0

*) students who are from the institution whose medium of instruction is in English are not required to submit the above English requirements.


Application process:

1. Send the following required documents:

  1. A recommendation letter from home university/ work supervisor
  2. A certified copy of GPA (academic transcript)
  3. A copy of passport
  4. A copy of TOEFL/ IELTS/ any other English proficiency certificate

The required documents are to be emailed to with email subject “(Your name)_SUPARMAN(year)_INDARTO”

2. Wait for the acceptance notification by email

3. Transfer the payment


Program benefits:

  1. Experience in learning Indonesian theoretically and practically in native surroundings
  2. Social engagement and mingling with local people
  3. Experience in Indonesian culture (arts and foods)



Sri Lestari

Coordinator for International Programs


Cooperation and Public Relation Bureau

Universitas PGRI Madiun

Jalan Setiabudi no. 85

Madiun 63118, Indonesia




Program Timeline


Pick up service provided

Juanda International Airport, Surabaya

Program Orientation

  1. Short orientation
  2. Course Introduction

Universitas PGRI Madiun


Welcoming Reception

Universitas PGRI Madiun

Courses and Workshop

Indonesian language and culture

Universitas PGRI Madiun

Field/ cultural Trip

  • Visiting the store of batik, brem, and sambal pecel
  • Benteng Pendem
  • Museum Trinil
  • Factory of kripik tempe
  • Sarangan and Wahyu Lake
  • Grojogan Sewu
  • Mojosemi Park

Madiun, Magetan, Ngawi



Universitas PGRI Madiun


Airport transfer service provided

Juanda International Airport, Surabaya