The ongoing COVID-19 has called for a new way of  giving students opportunities to gain new experiences, one that does not confined 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 course taken.

AMERTA calls outstanding students to experience an Indonesian diverse culture and a local East Java atmosphere to study for one or two semesters. 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 trips, international events, and online  learning delivered by overseas academics throughout the program. 

AMERTA focusses on the current issues happening in Indonesia - a developing country - amidst the dynamic nature of globalization 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, and community empowerment in health especially for Indonesia as a developing country, whreas social sciences offer the dynamics of Indonesian urban culture, creative economy, and society as the impact of globalization.


Brief Introduction of Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia

Indonesia is an archipelago country stretches across the equator, with biodiversity in natural resources, flora and fauna. Among the countries which have the largest number of population, Indonesia has a dynamic economy, cultures, and society.

Universitas Airlangga, as one of the highly reputable public universities in Indonesia, is located in Surabaya, the biggest city in the eastern part of Indonesia. Surabaya is the commercial and administrative capital city of East Java Province; a thriving business and industrial center and the province’s main port. Surabaya is well known as the city of hero, and strategically is located right in the center of Indonesia. Travelling from Surabaya, which has an international airport, is very convenient since there are many cities and breath-taking beautiful tourist destinations that can be reached easily from Surabaya such as Mt. Bromo, Yogyakarta, Lombok and Bali.


Program Benefits

  • This program is at no cost. It is worth for $USD 1.500 included complementary application fee, admission fee and tuition fee
  • Additional comprehension of knowledge about Indonesian economics,  socio-politics and urban culture in Indonesia as the impact of globalization
  • Acquisition of knowledge about Indonesian biodiversity in tropical medicine and natural resources
  • Online lesson through synchronous and asynchronous learning delivered by lectures from UNAIR and overseas universities

Cours Terms and Conditions

  • Candidates have to get approval regarding their course choice from their home university for credit transfer prior to their commencement of the program
  • Candidates could enroll in 1 courses at minimum and 3 courses at maximum for one semester of AMERTA
  • Candidates may enroll courses in any faculty (regardless their original majors & meet the course requirements)
  • Students have options to change their selected subject(s) during "Add and Drop" period

Program Timeline

Program duration : 1 Semester (5 months)

Commencement : 24 August -31 December, 2020

Application deadline : 21 August, 2020


How to Apply?

Partner Universities & Non-Partner Universities

Interested students are welcome to apply directly to the online Application from AUN-ACTS platform and form provided on : and also for information package refer to this link :


1.     Interested students must apply through AUN-ACTS portal

2.     Send email to and attach your AUN-ACTS application page

3.     Make sure / contact your International Office / Office of International Affairs / AUN-ACTS Committee at your home university to "nominate" your application