VIA Programs offers a number of J-term and Summer Term, for credit University Study Abroad Programs. Check out our current programs below:
The Art & Social Movements program runs during J-term and Summer Term in Yogyakarta & Bali, Indonesia. Students explore interpretations of Hindu & Islamic religious and cultural practices, study and speak Bahasa Indonesia, learn gamelan, batik making, and Balinese and Javanese cooking.
The Gender & Conflict Program runs in Bali & Java, Indonesia during both J-term & summer term & is in partnership with George Mason University. Students will explore Indonesia through the lens of gender with a focus on conflict, civic engagement, violence, development & justice.
Students earn 3 credit hrs with both programs.
Our Summer Internship program pairs US students with Indonesian university students at local NGOs working on social issues in Yogyakarta. At the end of the summer partners design a community outreach event related to their work at the NGO.