Project Based Learning 2019

Project Based Learning

The program offers undergraduate and graduate students a rare opportunity to gain hands-on experience in urban and rural heritage development in two ongoing projects in Indonesia. The participants will study the historic and technical backgrounds of the projects and design their own solutions under the guidance of distinguished professors from the Universitas Mercu Buana. The Project Based Learning program provides a certificate about the accomplishment of 3 academic credits which can be transferred to ongoing degree programs of the participants in their respective home universities.

Application Documents:

1. Photo

2. Scan of Passport All Page (including empty ones)

3. Bank Account Statement of previous 3 months with a minimum balance of USD 1500 (or equivalent)

4. Personal Statement (for template click here)

5. Medical Statement of good health

6. High School graduation diploma/certificate

7. Letter of Recommendation from the home University


  • Indonesian traditional architecture
  • Urban revitalization in the heritage enclave
  • Profile of Yogyakarta
  • Site survey techniques
  • Studio design


Undergraduate & Graduate students from one of the following fields of studies:

  • Architecture
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Tourism Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering


  • Universitas Mercu Buana, Yogyakarta
  • Borobudur Temple
  • Prambanan Tempe
  • Keraton & Taman Sari
  • Malioboro
  • Kota Gede
  • Tembi Village

Program Fee

  • USD 500
  • Please transfer your payments to the following bank account:
    • Bank name : Bank BNI branch Daan Mogot
    • Account Number : 0613446620
    • Swift Code : BNINIDJA
    • On behalf of: Putri Saparningtyas
  • Fee Included:
    • Yogyakarta International Airport Transport
    • Local Transportation
    • Activities & Seminar Fees
    • Meals (fullboard)
    • Accomodation
    • Certificate
  • Fee Excluded:
    • Airlines Ticket
    • Personal Expenses

The Host Institutions

Universitas Mercu Buana is one of the top ranking private universities in Jakarta. Since its establishment engaged in teaching, research and community service. UMB is currently home to over 30.000 students studying at 6 faculties at one of the institution’s three state of art campuses.

deadline of Applications

November 30th 2018



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