Indonesia: Universitas Gadjah Mada

Magdalena Schwenck went to Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia.

Let's see how she graded different aspects of her stay (0-10)! You can find more detailed information about her experience here.


Study                                                 Explanation

Location of the University (hard to reach / close by)


 10

Infrastructure/technology in the University

(no equipment / advanced application)

They had a lot of nice technology, but the internet never worked!!

 7

Language requirements (English suffices / official Language)

English is fine for university, outside its not very popular


The study programme

(easy / difficult/intense)


2

The study programme

(not interesting / interesting)


8

Relationship students-professors

(informal / formal)


 5

Students from Dutch universities (few / a lot)

So many dutchies!! And so many of them from Groningen!

 10

Internationality

(few international students / many int. students)


 9

Finances                                            Explanation

Funds

(difficult to acquire / very easy to acquire)

Marco Polo is quite some documents to fill in, but if you do so you’ll surely get the fund

8

Accomodation

(difficult to find & expensive / easy & affordable)

Lived in a villa with pool and housekeeping for about 200 Euro a month

10

Food in supermarkets

(expensive / cheap)


7

Eating out

(expensive / cheap)

You won‘t need supermarkets

10

Public transport

(expensive / cheap)

For short distance you usually use Grab, which is like uber but very cheap

8

Going out

( expensive / cheap)


7


Culture                                              Explanation

Points of interests

(not so many / lots of museums etc.)

Indoensia has a rich culture and its different everywhere you go

9

Food offer

(only local food / great variety of restaurants)

There are some western food places but not many are good. Restaurant Mediterranean is amazing though!

5

Nature

(none / several natural parks/recreational parks)

Nature is AMAZING there!

 100

Recreation/Sports

(limited / many options/extra courses)


 6

Social Activities

(limited / many theatres/cinemas/pubs


 10



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