The ACICIS Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum runs for six weeks and includes a two-week intensive Indonesian language study and industry-led seminars, followed by a four-week supervised industry placement. 

ACICIS’ Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum will provide students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the social, cultural and political systems that underpin the tourism industry in Indonesia, and to consider issues relating to sustainability and resource management within the sector. Students will also gain practical skills in hospitality, management and other commercial practices within Indonesia’s tourism and hospitality sector.

Fields of study

UQ Students are able to participate in the following Practicum Programs:

Please note: Students are required to apply to ACICIS prior to their 1 July application deadline. Students can apply to UQ Abroad once applications open on 16 July. 

Due to the timing of the ACICIS application deadline against the UQ Abroad deadline, students are not required to upload a signed PP University Approval Form at the time of application. Students can upload a blank document in place of this form and can arrange for it to be signed and sent separately the UQ abroad application is completed.

Credit Equivalent

Satisfactory completion of program = 2 - 4 UQ Units. Credit may be available for eligible students, pending UQ faculty approval. 

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by ACICIS.

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The tuition fee is approximately $3,375 AUD. Administration and accommodation fees are not included. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 

A limited number of $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for eligible participants. As this funding is managed by ACICIS, please contact ACICIS with any queries.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Housing is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host program website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 September 2018
Host: 1 July 2018*

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2019
End: 16 February 2019

*Students are required to apply to ACICIS prior to their 1 July application deadline. Students can apply to UQ Abroad once applications open on 16 July. 

Fast Facts

Type: Internship
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​