DARMASISWA is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relations with Indonesia to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), art and culture in 59 universities in 2017. This program was established in 1974 as part of ASEAN initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN countries. However, in 1976 this program was extended further to other countries. Today, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 111 countries and it is organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture with the cooperation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
The eight International Students of University of Lampung (Unila) attracted the audience at the event of International Students’ Art Performance on May 26, 2015. They were Akane Sunakawa (Japan), Sawinee Kunket (Thailand), Popa Cristian (Rumania), Sor Chantoun (Cambodia), Vladimir Mato (Slovakia), Sherali Jurayev (Uzbekistan), Abed Abdullah Muhammad Saleh Sageh (Yaman), from Darmasiswa Scholarship Program and another one was Thomas Luc Marie Hodee (Entpe French).
Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Ir. Hasriadi Mat Akin, M.P. received the visit of President of Kansai University of International Studies (KUIS), Prof. Atsushi Hamana, Ph.D. and Director of International Affairs Centre, Prof. Koji Abe, Ph.D. on August 12, 2014 at meeting room Rectorate building.
(Unila): Two international experts from Japan held a workshop at the University of Lampung (Unila), Wednesday (18/2). They are Dr. Katsaya Tanaka of Shiga University, Japan in the field of economic resources and expertise of Dr. Atsushi Yoshimoto of the Institute of Statistics and Mathematics, Japan to the field of applied statistical expertise.
Summer course program 2014 was conducted in Waykambas National Park located in East Lampung. Nine international students from eight countries joined this special course. The activities were observing wild animal, forest inventory, extraordinary elephant attraction, real experience in few cultural skilss such as Tapis handicraft, and traditional musical instruments, etc
University of Lampung (Unila) receives a Grant called “Program Muhibah Seni” from Directorate of Institutional and Collaboration Affairs, Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia. To realize the program, Team of Unila delegates that comprises twenty members will visit Kentucky, USA in the middle of next October 2014. There, the team will carry out workshop on traditional clothes and perform traditional dances and music of Lampung.>