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This university is located in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
Global E³ is an exchange program for engineering students: a student can study abroad while continuing to pay tuition at home. With member universities in 18 countries, students at 50+ universities have the opportunity to study abroad. Global E³ exchanges about 200-250 students a year. Georgia Tech is a member of Global E³ and GT students may apply to go abroad for a semester or academic year to GE³ partner institutions such as IT Bandung.
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) is a 29 hectare campus located in the northern area of the city of Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Surrounded by enjoyable green hills at 720 meter above sea level, Bandung is granted with mild weather all over the year ranging between 18-29 degree Centigrade. Since early 20th century Bandung has been dedicated to be the home base of the development of sciences and advanced technologies in Indonesia.
ITB is the first and largest scientific and technical university in Indonesia founded during the colonial era in 1920. Now, it consists of 12 Faculties & Schools offering courses and research in sciences, technologies as well as fine arts.
- student dormitory (male students only)
- other off-campus housing
Accommodation in the student dormitory is a shared and furnished room for 2, a shared kitchen, and a shared bathrooms.
It is not very difficult to find an accommodation in Bandung. Students usually live in home stays, the quality of which varies according to the rent level. Several students also find local housing in around the campus.
Favorite homestays are usually those close to the campus such as those in Cisitu, Tubagus Ismail and Pelesiran, only 5 – 10 minute walk from the campus. The rate of a standard room ranges from IDR 700,000 to 2,000,000 per month for a simply-furnished one. Students in homestays generally provide their own meals as meals are not normally provided by the landlords.
The International Relations Office is happy to help students find accommodation.
- no meal plan
- on-campus dining
There is a large variety of canteen, local food stands or warung (cafes), pizzerias, take away restaurants, and other low cost food options available throughout campus and in the immediate area.
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM AND GRADING SYSTEM
1 ITB credit = 1.12 GT credits
A, AB = A
B, BC = B
C = C
D = D
E = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.