International Programs

FACULTY OF CULTURAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITAS BRAWIJAYA

VISION AND MISSION

VISION

Be an excellent institution on education, research, and community service in cultural field to raise up competitive fresh-graduates in international level.

MISSION

  • accomplish good quality education in the field of cultural sciences
  • conduct advanced research and community service in the field of cultural science
  • spread the knowledge, especially cultural science and teacher education and seek for the implementation of the knowledge to improve society development

AIMS

  1. to support the vision and mission of Universitas Brawijaya in providing international standard education
  2. to increase the competitiveness of graduates in an increasingly global economy
  3. to provide choices for students in gaining international academic learning opportunities because FCS has cooperated with academic institutions abroad
  4. to provide alternative learning experiences in international academic culture that can be planned and reached with independent funding

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL CLASSES IN FCS UB

  • International Program in the Faculty of Cultural Studies Universitas Brawijaya (FCS UB) is offered to students of Study Program of English, Japanese Literature Study Program, and Chinese Literature Study Program through a Double/ Joint degree program and Single degree plus a credit transfer scheme and credit earnings with overseas partner universities to facilitate students in gaining learning and interacting experience at the international level. As one of the graduation requirements, international program students must attend the Overseas Academic Program (OAP). Therefore, in this program, the students:
    • are supported by the collaboration between FCS UB and overseas partner universities,
    • are taught by native speaker lecturers/ overseas graduate lecturers/ lecturers with international experience
    • get tutorial assistance for all language skills courses since the 1stsemester
    • become proficient in foreign language competencies measured by standardized tests in the form of TOEFL/ IELTS (Study Program of English), JLPT (Japanese Literature Study Program), and HSK (Chinese Literature Study Program).

STUDY PROGRAMS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL CLASSES IN FCS UB

Bachelor’s degree of Chinese Literature
Bachelor’s degree of Japanese Literature
Bachelor’s degree of English Literature

OVERSEAS ACADEMIC PROGRAM/OAP

Double Degree Program

Students get two diplomas (Universitas Brawijaya and partner universities abroad)

Implementation of Double Degree Programs:

  • Scheme 2 + 2:

2 years in UB (Semester 1-4) + 2 years abroad (Semester 5 – 8)

  • Scheme 3 + 1:

3 years in UB (Semester 1-5 + 8) + 1 year abroad (Semester 6-7)

Single Degree Plus Program

Students achieve a degree from Universitas Brawijaya while gaining international experience through the choice of program scheme:

  • Short (Summer/ winter) courses
    • lectures in regular classes
    • activities to increase cross-cultural understanding of competence (intercultural competence)
    • library research activities
    • capacity building or IT usage in learning
    • internship/ company visit/ voluntary work in campus/ company/ community abroad
    • case study/ collaboration (with students in partner university) program/ work
    • interaction with Social Association/ Indonesian Students abroad
    • Indonesian Culture Presentation in Partner Universities
  • Study Abroad
    • regular classes in foreign college partners abroad
    • fees are adjusted to the provisions of partner universities or by scholarship financing
  • Exchange Program
    • regular classes at partner universities
    • fees are adjusted to the provisions in the MoU
  • Community Service Program (Internship/Thematic)
    • through Internship Program on companies abroad
    • through Overseas Academic Program with internship activities on companies abroad
    • abroad internship activities recognized by FCS UB (e.g. AIESEC Global Volunteer Program, etc.)

Types of Activities for International Class Programs in Overseas Study Programs

Study Program OAP University/ Institution Duration Language Requirement
Japanese Literature Study Abroad Monkasho, Japan One year N3
Hiroshima University, Japan Min One year N3
Summer/Winter Program Hiroshima University, Japan Min 2 weeks N4
Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan Min 2 weeks N4
Kochi University, Japan Min 2 weeks N4
Exchange Program Kochi University, Japan Min 1 semester N4
Internship All Casting, Japan Min 2 months N3
Chinese Literature Double/Joint Degree Changzhou Institute of Technology (CIT), China 2 years HSK 5
Study Abroad Sichuan International Studies University (SISU), China Min 6 months HSK 4
Guangxi Normal University (GXNU), China Min 6 months HSK 4
Summer/Winter Course GXNU Min 2 weeks HSK 3
English Literature Double Degree University of Canberra One year IELTS 6
Study Abroad University of Queensland Min one semester IELTS 6
University Malaya Min one semester IELTS 6
Short Course University of Southern Queensland Min one month IELTS 5

TOEFL 500

Internship University of Southern Queensland Min one month IELTS 5

TOEFL 500

FOREIGN LANGUAGE COMPETENCIES TARGET

It is important to pay attention that a foreign language proficiency test must be carried out by international class students to achieve the required values for academic activities such as Internship, Thesis, OAP.

Study Program Program/Target Test Minimal Score
Japanese Literature 6th Semester JLPT N3
Thesis examination JLPT N3 / 130
Chinese Literature 4th Semester HSK 4 (SISU 5)
English Literature 4th Semester TOEFL ITP 500
IELTS Band 5
Graduate TOEFL ITP 550
IELTS Band 6.5

PARTNER UNIVERSITIES ABROAD

  1. University of Southern Queensland Australia
  2. The University of Queensland Australia
  3. Hiroshima University
  4. Prefectural University of Kumamoto Jepang
  5. Changzou Institute of Technology (CIT) Cina
  6. Guangxi Normal University (GXNU) Cina
  7. Sichuan International Studies University (SISU) Cina
  8. Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

EXPERIENCES OF INTERNATIONAL CLASS STUDENTS