Darmasiswa Program at Telkom University

 

Darmasiswa Program

“DARMASISWA” is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), arts, music, culture and craft in 54 universities in Indonesia. This program was established in 1974 as part of ASEAN initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended further to other countries. Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 111 countries and organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), Republic of Indonesia.”, said Ir. Suharti, M.A., Ph.D. as the Head, Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), Republic of Indonesia.

The DARMASISWA program was started in 1974 as part of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended to include students from other countries such as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and USA. In early 90’s, this program was extended further to include all countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia. Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 80 countries.

 

Darmasiswa Program at Telkom University

The main purpose of the DARMASISWA program is to promote and increase the interest in the language and culture of Indonesia among the youth of other countries. It has also been designed to provide stronger cultural links and understanding among participating countries.

Telkom University has been entrusted by Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), Republic of Indonesia to incorporate in Darmasiswa program and start to receive Darmasiswa students since 2012. Telkom University has adjusted to Darmasiswa program academic year 2017/2018 by emphasis to Indonesian language program and provide textile enrichment based on Indonesian culture.

Through this program, students are expected to adept Indonesian language on the first semester, and on the second semester, they expected to be able to performing formal presentation by using Indonesian language.

 

Content of Darmasiswa Program at Telkom University

BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing) / Bahasa Indonesia for foreigners and introduction to Indonesian culture through Textile Craft.

Curriculum

Semester Subject Academic Composition
I Indonesian Language 100%
II Indonesian Language 60%
Batik 20%
Culture 20%

 

BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia for Foreigner Speakers) Class

The main purpose of this class is to make students appreciate, honor, understand, and adept also applying Indonesian language skill such as listening, reading, and speaking and enjoy Indonesian culture, literature and handicraft. Telkom University offer two different class which are formal class and direct application.

 

Formal Class

Formal classroom courses designed for learning Indonesian for Foreign Speakers is illustrated in the following table

Semester Subject Description
I Indonesian Language Learning held in the classroom by focusing on the skills of listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
II Indonesian Language Learning held in the classroom by focusing on the skills of listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
Culture Learning held in the classroom with a focus on learning Indonesian culture, especially the culture of West Java.
Batik Learn the knowledge, techniques, and skills in the scope of Indonesian Batik.

 

Direct Application

In addition to language classes and cultural formal, BIPA program also includes direct application in everyday life that aims to make the participants BIPA can directly practice all form of theory which has learned in formal classroom.

Semester Subject Description
I & II Indonesian Language Learning held in the classroom by focusing on the skills of listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
Indonesian Language Learning held in the classroom by focusing on the skills of listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
Culture Learning held in the classroom with a focus on learning Indonesian culture, especially the culture of West Java.

In the end of this program, BIPA participants will be evaluated by following Uji Kemahiran Berbahasa Indonesia (UKBI). It is a Proficiency test to measure language skill when communicate using Indonesian Language, both speakers of Indonesian and foreign speakers. Proficiency test was initiated by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), Republic of Indonesia.

 

Batik Class

Textile and Fashion Craft courses given in the Faculty of Creative Industries, which Darmasiswa participants will learn the knowledge, techniques, and skills in the scope of Indonesian Batik. In addition to lectures, the participants were given insights into the craft and textiles produced by the artists in Indonesia so that they can better understand the material that will be given. The participants will attend lectures Darmasiswa regular with Indonesian introduction along with other University students.

 

Batik Contents

Subject

Description

Introduction to Indonesian Textile Learn the history and process of making traditional Indonesian textiles and current development.
Tie Dye Practicing manipulation of fabric with tie-dye techniques, which include learning about the history, theory and techniques, until its application on fashion products.
Batik Technique and Application Practicing manipulation batik fabrics include learning about the history, theory and techniques, until its application on fashion products.
Marbling Technique and Application Practicing fabric manipulation techniques with the use of starch and dyes to produce abstract textures on textile surfaces such as canvas.
Motif Design for Textile Practicing mastery of basic ability to design a structured and measurable through manual techniques that applied into simple fashion products.
Silk Painting Technique and Application Practicing manipulation on the surface of the fabric with the technique of painting on silk fabric surface as well as other supporting manipulation techniques.
Tapestry Practicing the techniques of tapestry to operate and utilize the tools to produce Tapestry and be able to apply design principles in the design process.
Indonesian Culture and Costumes Learn the culture and norms of everyday society in Indonesia, including how to dress, social, and cultural differences in the face every day.
Soft Jewelry Technique & Application Practicing fabric manipulation techniques with the use of starch and dyes to produce abstract textures on textile surfaces such as canvas
Weaving Weaving technique practiced by operating and utilizing the tools to produce such inkle weaving loom and are able to apply design principles in the design process.
Kebaya Design Studying a variety of designs, both traditional and modern kebaya, the manufacturing technique and materials used and shape it in the form of kebaya design appropriate personal size.

 

Final Project

Students are directed to produce work based on the knowledge and insights have been taught so that at the end of the semester the course work can be exhibited. At the end of the program, the Darmasiswa jointly offer the exhibition of works by inspiration from the local culture of Indonesia.

 

 

How to Apply?

Contact the nearest Indonesian Embassy in your home country.

For more information and application please click this following link: http://darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id/darmasiswa/