Academic Mobility Exchange for Undergraduate at Airlangga (AMERTA)

Greetings from Universitas Airlangga!

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has called for a new way of giving students opportunities to gain new experiences, one that does not confine to physical space. Thus, we are hereby proud to announce that AMERTA is now available online for free. In exchange, students will earn transferable credits for the courses taken.

AMERTA is an international semester exchange program hosted by Universitas Airlangga to offer international students overseas take an opportunity to partake in studying for one semester in Universitas Airlangga. This program is available for international students who are interested in a number of uniquely Indonesian perspective subjects in social and cultural aspects, economics, natural sciences and health/life sciences.

Inaugurated in 2014, it was successfully conducted for its first batch. All courses are fully delivered in English, and students are given some benefits such as Indonesian language learning, cultural trip, international events, and online learning delivered by overseas academics throughout the program.

AMERTA focuses on the current issues happening in Indonesia?a developing country?amidst the dynamic nature of globalisation and see them through the perspective of natural, health and social sciences. Natural and health sciences provide a wide array of knowledge about Indonesian biodiversity, the dynamic of tropical medicine development and community empowerment in health sector, especially in Indonesia as a developing country; whereas social sciences offer the dynamics of Indonesian urban culture, creative economy and society as the impact of globalisation.

Program Duration

  • Fall Semester: September 2022 – January 2023
  • Spring Semester: February 2023 – June 2023

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester: May 31st, 2022
  • Spring Semester: November 5th, 2022
Fall Semester
  • Online Nomination Deadline: April 29th, 2022

  • Online Application Deadline: May 31st, 2022

  • Add and Drop Period: Sep 13th – 23rd, 2022

  • Orientation: August 26th, 2022

  • Semester Dates: Sep 5th, 2022 – Jan 13th, 2023

  • Mid-term exam: Oct 24th – Nov 4th, 2022

  • Final exam: Jan 2nd – 13th, 2023

Spring Semester:
  • Online Nomination Deadline: October 8th, 2022

  • Online Application Deadline: November 5th, 2022

  • Add and Drop Period: February 27th – March 10th, 2023

  • Orientation: February 10th, 2023

  • Semester Dates: February 20th – June 30th, 2023

  • Mid-term exam: March 10th – April 21st, 2023

  • Final exam: June 19th – 30th, 2023


Undergraduate students who

  • Have completed at least two semesters in home university.
  • GPA 3.00/4.00
  • The TOEFL® Test, min. 500 (paper-based), 70 (iBT); Academic IELTS Test, overall score: 5 or above*

*If you are studying at the school, college, institution or a university with English as medium of instruction, please submit Statement Letter of English as Medium of Instruction issued by home university.

*Not applicable for student from English Speaking countries.

Required Documents

  1. A copy of Passport (colored front page)/ Official ID/ Student Card *Physical mobility applicant must submit copy of passport
  2. Most recent passport size photo (red background)
  3. Official academic transcript in English (issued by the applicant’s home institution)/ degree certificate
  4. One (1) Professional Letter of Recommendation signed by the referee (Preferably from a Professor, Invalid if recommendations are made by family members or friends)
  5. Scanned English Proficiency Certificate
  6. CV
  7. Motivation Letter
  • Tuition fully waived
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Academic transcript (credit earning/transfer)
Procedure of Application
  • Prepare all scanned required documents.
  • Fill in the online form and upload all those required documents by May 31st, 2022 (Fall) and November 5th, 2022 (Spring).
  • p.s: failure to submit the required documents and/or fill the application form before due date will render the application incomplete and/or invalid, thus cannot be processed.


  • Interested students must apply through AUN-ACTS portal.
  • Send email to and attach your AUN-ACTS application page.
  • Make sure/contact your International Office/Office of International Affairs/AUN-ACTS. Committee at your home university to “nominate” your application.
Download factsheet here