August, 6th 2015. Ida Puspita, M.A.Res. (Director of International Office Universitas Ahmad Dahlan), Dessy Kamila Sari, S.S. (Staff of International Office Universitas Ahmad Dahlan) and delegation from 14 Indonesian Universities visited General Consulate of Republic of Indonesia in Guangzhou. Delegations were warmly welcomed by representatives of General Consulate. In this chance, they discussed the problem of Chinese students who study in Indonesia and how to improve students exchange programs between Indonesian and universities in China. Nowadays, Chinese students in Indonesia study under some programs such as Darmasiswa Program, 2+2 Program and 3+1 Program.
“There are about 13.000 Chinese students study in Indonesia every year. Vice-versa, Indonesian who study in China is far lower than this amount.”, said Herbhayu A. Noerlambang A.S (Representative of General Consulate Republic of Indonesia Guangzhou).
Responding suggestion from delegations of Indonesian universities to improve the number of Indonesian students in China, this event will be followed up by ASEAN-CHINA Education Fair in September. Additionally, there will be a discussion session with Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangdong Medical College and Jinan University with Indonesian Universities.