Culture & Social Impact in Indonesia

VIA builds on over 40 years of experience in Indonesia, where long-term fellows have been placed in environmental and community development NGOs, as well as English-teaching positions at universities. In collaboration with our non-profit and educational partners, we offer short-term summer internships with local NGOs, graduate-level field research opportunities, and cross-cultural leadership development for youth.


Art & Social Movements – SUNY Cortland

Program Dates: January 4 (departure) - January 19 (return)
Open to: University students (transferable credit available)
Location: Yogyakarta and Bali, Indonesia
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
Gender and Conflict GMU

Gender & Conflict with George Mason University

Program Dates: January 07-19, 2019
Open to: Undergraduate and graduate university students (transferable credits available)
Location: Bali and Java, Indonesia
Application Deadline: November 09, 2018

Indonesia Summer Internship

Program Dates: July - September 2018 (6 or 8 week options)
Open to: Open to university students ages 18+, native English speakers or equivalent fluency
Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Indonesia Research Methods GMU

Indonesia Research Methods with George Mason University

Program Dates: Summer 2019
Open to: Graduate & non-degree-seeking university students (transferable credits available)
Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Recent Blog Posts

Posted on November 10, 2016 by Melissa Golden
Sunhiyah with students

Generations of Impact in Indonesia

Last January, Senior Asia Programs Director Patrick Arnold traveled to Indonesia to interview high school students and mentors for the third cycle of the Indonesia-US Youth Leadership Program. While interviewing a group of students in Madura he met Achoe Sunhiyah