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 1 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. 

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. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum BEL Credit Assessment

ACICIS Sustainable Tourism Professional

Students may be eligible for credit towards #2
level 2 general elective or TOUR2007
Sustainable Development as approved by BEL


Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 September 2019
Host: 1 July 2019*

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2020
End: 15 February 2020

* See program notes


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Fast Facts

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

Global Experiences 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.​