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Indonesia-Canada Youth Exchange Programme (ICYEP)

Who organises this programme?

The Indonesia-Canada Youth Exchange Programme (PPIK, Program Pertukaran Pemuda Indonesia-Kanada) is organised by the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sport in cooperation with Canada World Youth/Jeunesse Canada Monde.

When and how long does the programme run for?

The programme runs for approximately six months, usually from September to February. It is divided into two phases: three months in Canada and three months in Indonesia.

What do participants do?

During the programme, participants will stay with host families and Canadian counterparts. PPIK activities include social work, local community development, and work placement, which allows participants to work in a professional environment.

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Indonesia-China Youth Exchange Programme (IChYEP)

Who organises this programme?

The IChYEP (Indonesia-China Youth Exchange Programme) is organised by The Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sports and the All-China Youth Federation. The memorandum of understanding was signed in 2011.

When and how long does the Programme run for?

This programme usually runs for 13 days in September. The Indonesian youth and the Chinese youth take it in turns to visit their counterpart’s country every other year.

What do the participants do?

The IChYEP activities are courtesy calls, visits to museums to learn about the host country’s history, discussions with local youth, cultural performances, and institutional visits.

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ASEAN Students Visit India (ASVI)

Who organises this programme?

ASEAN Students Visit India is organised by the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sport in cooperation with the Ministry of External Affairs of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry. The memorandum of understanding was signed in 2011 at the ASEAN-India Bali Summit.

When and how long does the programme run for?

The programme usually runs between September and October. It is divided into two batches: five ASEAN member countries participate in September and another five in October.

What do participants do?

ASVI activities include visits to companies, universities, heritage sites and government institutions. Last year’s visit was to Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Agra.

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Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP)

Imagine yourself boarding a ship with three hundreds of youth from Japan and ASEAN, sailing the South China Sea for two months, learning other cultures, and making lifelong friendships with them. All these may well describe the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme.

Who organises this programme?

The Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP, Program Kapal Pemuda Asia Tenggara dan Jepang) was initiated in 1974 by the Government of Japan in cooperation with five ASEAN member states. With the enlargement of ASEAN, since 1997 all ten ASEAN member states have participated in this programme.

What is the aim of SSEAYP?

SSEAYP aims at fostering friendship and mutual understanding amongst the youth in Japan and Southeast Asia. It is also meant to strengthen international network and cooperation in the region.

When and how long does the programme run for?

The programme runs for approximately two months, usually from late October to mid-December. It takes place in Japan and five ASEAN port-of-calls, which usually change every year.

What do participants do?

Participants from ASEAN member states fly to Japan, from which they will board the ship (1974-2008 M.S. Nippon Maru, 2009-2012 M.S. Fuji Maru, 2013-now M.S. Nippon Maru) that sails to the port-of-calls. The activities during SSEAYP, then, are divided into on-board activities and country programmes.

On-board activities include:

  1. Discussions
  2. Solidarity group activities
  3. Club activities
  4. Voluntary activities
  5. National performances
  6. Flag-hoisting ceremonies

Country programmes include:

  1. Exhibitions
  2. Courtesy calls
  3. Institutional visits
  4. Interaction with the local youth
  5. Homestay
  6. Send-off ceremonies

How can I find out more about the programme?
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Indonesia-Malaysia Youth Exchange Programme (IMYEP)


Who organises this programme?

The Indonesia-Malaysia Youth Exchange Programme (PPIM, Pertukaran Pemuda Indonesia-Malaysia) is an implementation of the 2007 memorandum of understanding between the Indonesian and Malaysian ministries of youth and sport. The memorandum aims at giving the youth opportunities to learn from one another and exchange experiences.

When does the programme run?

The programme usually runs in July, divided into two phases: in Malaysia and in Indonesia.

What do participants do?

PPIM activities include courtesy calls, institutional visits, training of trainers (TOT), homestay, etc.

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Indonesia-Korea Youth Exchange Programme (IKYEP)

Who organises this programme?

The Indonesia-Korea Youth Exchange Programme (PPIKor, Pertukaran Pemuda Indonesia-Korea) is organised by the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sport in cooperation with the South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, specifically the Korea Youth Exchange Center. The memorandum of understanding was signed in 2009, one year after which the exchange programme commenced.

When and how long does the programme run for?

The programme usually runs in November. It is divided into two phases: ten days in South Korea and ten days in Indonesia.

What do participants do?

PPIKor activities include courtesy calls, visits to youth centres, homestay, cultural performances, etc.

How can I find out more about this program?

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Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Programme (AIYEP)

Who organises this programme?

The Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Programme (PPIA, Pertukaran Pemuda Indonesia-Australia) was initiated in 1981 by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which designated Australia-Indonesia Institute to organise a youth exchange programme in cooperation with the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sport. Since 2002 the Australian phase has been coordinated by The Communications Network, a consultant company working in bilateral projects with Indonesia.

When and how long does the programme run for?

The programme runs for approximately four months, usually from October to January. It is divided into two phases: two months in Australia and two months in Indonesia. Each phase is divided into another two phases: in a town and in a village. The locations where the PPIA programme is held change every year.

What do participants do?

During the first two months, 18 Indonesian participants from 18 different provinces join the programme in Australia. After the first phase, they accompany their 18 Australian counterparts during the second-phase programme in Indonesia. PPIA activities include homestay, work placement, cultural performances, community development projects, etc.