Program Description

UB’s Inbound Long-term International Academic Program is a 14-week course (40 hours) designed by Universitas Brawijaya for international students who wish to experience a non-degree program at UB. Students will learn from classroom experiences, multiple site visits, and project reporting throughout the course. It is a part of Global Academic Engagement (GAE), the initiative of the Vice-Rector for academic affairs of Universitas Brawijaya. The course is fully taught in English.

The LIAP program aims to:

  1. Provide relevant knowledge and skills to students
  2. Introduce students to the global academic experience
  3. Immerse students in Indonesian academic and cultural experience
  4. Promote cultural exchange
  5. Improve understanding among students from different parts of the world

The benefit of joining the course will be:

  1. Credit transfer
  2. Classroom and site visit experience
  3. Free tuition fee at UB
  4. Certificate of Completion and Certificate of an international mobility

LIAP Program Application

Required output:

This course runs throughout the year. Please check  or

Required Documents

International students apply to mobility programs through the website.

Program Content 2023: UB Microcredentials Course on Sustainable Development

This course is an introduction to the key principles of sustainable development and the application of such principles in Indonesian development. The course provides theoretical insights and practical learning experiences from relevant industry, society, and social organisations. The themes taught include food security, good health and well-being, clean water and sanitation, gender equality, project planning, affordable and clean energy, economic growth; industry, innovation and infrastructure; sustainable cities and communities; and climate change.

The courses will be taught from multiple perspectives and disciplines at Universitas Brawijaya. You will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience, and the implication of each theme learned towards development.

At the end of the course, you are expected to present your project related to the chosen theme from the course.

UB’s course on Sustainable Development aims to:

  1. Introduce the principles of United Nations  Sustainable Development Goals and their application in a developing country
  2. Train students in knowledge and skills in a shorter period of time than the degree program

Course Activities

We offer 4 courses:

  1. Sustainable economic development
  2. Sustainable environment
  3. Sustainable human development
  4. Food security and climate change
WeekModeThemes and Learning ActivityInformation 
Week 1Hybrid (Classroom or Online) Opening general info on the course, orientation to UBSeminar, course profile, assessment information
Week 2Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (1) Economic Growth Seminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 3Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (1) Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureSeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 4Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (1) Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesSeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 5Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (2) Affordable and Clean EnergySeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 6Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (2) Clean Water and SanitationSeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 7Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (3) Good Health and Well-beingSeminar, field visit/ case analysis*   
Week 8Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (3) Gender EqualitySeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 9Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (3) Quality EducationSeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 10Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (4) Food SecuritySeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 11Hybrid (Classroom or Online) (4) Climate ChangeSeminar, field visit/ case analysis* 
Week 12Hybrid (Classroom or Online) Project presentation
Week 13Hybrid (Classroom or Online) Project presentation
Week 14Hybrid (Classroom or Online) Closing and certificate awarding


A certificate of awarding will be held at the end of the teaching/learning period. You will receive digital certificates (paper certificates are also available upon request) upon completion of the course. Credit transfer is given if you join at least 80% of the program, including the project.