Monday, November 23, 2009

Universitas Amsterdam (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

University of Amsterdam (Universiteit van Amsterdam), aspired to more manarik outstanding students from around the globe. Since September 2007, University of Amsterdam also opens an opportunity for prospective students from outside the European region to apply for Merit Scholarship scholarships Amsterdam (AMS).

AMS is a scholarship program that is very selective. Only applicants who have achievement and have a high motivation to study can receive a scholarship. AMS is given to students who intend to complete a field study of the existing academic at the University of Amsterdam.

The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world's brightest international students to its classrooms. As from September 2007, outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

The Amsterdam Merit Scholarships (AMS) have been specifically designed by the Universiteit van Amsterdam to offer talented and hard-working non-EU/EEA students the opportunity to pursue a degree in one of the academic fields covered by the UVA. The AMS program is highly selective: only applicants with excellent study results and motivation may receive a scholarship.

EU member states

The European Economic Area (the Europe Union plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) includes the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Danish, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy , Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom


If you do not hold a passport from one of the countries listed above, then you are a student non-EU/EEA.

Requirements for eligibility

Candidates wishing to take part in the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship program must meet the following requirements:

* Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans ( "Studiefinanciering"; for more information please refer to: The scholarship office should be notified as soon as possible of any change in nationality, type of residence permit, and / or possible "Studiefinanciering" support, throughout the academic year.

* Be fully admitted to a degree program at the Universiteit van Amsterdam which is registered at the Central Register of Higher Education Programs (CROHO; for more information refer to:
For more information about general application requirements, please consult the individual program descriptions at / isp for study programs taught in Bahasa Indonesia, or / application for study programs taught in Dutch.
Scholarship continuation is not guaranteed when a candidate changes his or her degree program.

* Be admitted to a bachelor's or master's program at the Universiteit van Amsterdam for the first time. AMS will not be awarded to candidates who are admitted for a second bachelor's or master's program at the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

* Be able to Comply with Dutch visa regulations (follow the link to the IND website below).

* Be enrolled at the UVA as a full-time student for the academic year and the program for which the scholarship is awarded.

* The candidate should not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship. Notify the scholarships office when another full scholarship such as HSP, Alban, NFP, etc.. has been awarded and which scholarship has been chosen to accept.

* Scholarship continuation for subsequent year (s) of study depends upon study Satisfactory progress. The program you will be enrolled in, as it depends on the curriculum and rules and regulations of the department, sets the standards for Satisfactory progress, the time and manner in which progress will be measured. Please be Advised that you are expected to gain approximately 80% of credits in any one year.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Sign UNS Best Asia Campus

Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) Surakarta achievement in Asia, as the best university ranking of 200 best universities in Asia (including Japan), according to a report from the Higher Education Suplement - Quacquarelli Symonds (QS thes) Asia, in May 2009.

The results indicate that UNS is one of eight universities in Indonesia that can go 200 ranking in Asia, even in Indonesia there are 2700 universities. "Ranking UNS parallel with UNDIP Semarang and Malang UNBRAW above," said Rector Prof. UNS Kentingan Much Syamsulhadi in Solo, Monday.

Meanwhile, a list of eight universities in Indonesia, which ranked 200th in the Asia, the University of Indonesia (UI) is ranked 50th, University of Gajah Mada (UGM) ranked 63, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) ranked 80th, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) ranked 119, University of Airlangga (UNAIR) ranked 130, March Eleven University (UNS) and the University of Diponegoro (UNDIP) are both ranked 171 and the University of Brawijaya (UNBRAW) ranked 191.

Ranking is organized by assessing the quality of research, citations in international journals, the quality of learning in the faculty, students and the number of foreign teachers in the UNS and UNS numbers are active lecturers at foreign universities, and alumni involvement in the UNS agencies or industrial world.

"UNS achievement were related to international policy Rector of UNS is implemented by the Vice Rector IV through the establishment of QS-thes Taskforce International Office who had started work in mid-2008 and registered in 2009," he said.

In the future, UNS will participate in the world ranking. One of the other evidence, is to receive 23 UNS lecturers to pursue a doctoral program in 3 foreign countries with DIKTI costs, they would leave in 2009 to several universities in Europe, Australia and Asia.

One of the ranking which is used as the standard reference, the results of assessments conducted by universities ranking institutions thes-QS. Institutions based in London each year publishes a guide book for students seeking university in the world.

"This year thes-QS ranking also publishes the best universities in Asia," said Rector UNS.

Friday, November 6, 2009

want a scholarship to the British state?

The British Government through the British Council in Indonesia opened registration for the Chevening scholarship British academic year 2010/2011. Scholarship recipients receive all fees for one-year master's program of study (S-2) in the UK as of September 2010.

Opportunity scholarships are awarded to 20 people and wide open to candidates from Eastern Indonesia. Priority area of study is the Climate Change and Forestry, the Counter-Terrorism and International Security, Democracy and Governance, Religion and Islamic Studies, Economic Reform and International Trade, Human Rights, Conflict, Justice, and Peace.

Register online to site until December 31.

Candidates must have a good S1 achievement (GPA> = 3.0), work experience remains a minimum of two years, good communication skills in English both oral and written (IELTS 6.5), and able to show leadership potential.

Media Relations Officer of the British Council, Eka Wahyuni, in Jakarta, Friday (2 / 10), explaining, for more than 20 years, the Chevening program has provided scholarships to more than 1,000 Indonesian scholars who have studied subjects ranging from journalism to environmental leading universities in the UK. Chevening Scholarships are open to candidates from all over the archipelago.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

This is the World's Most Expensive Universities

Here is a list of most expensive university in the world by Forbes magazine in 2008. What is the reference basis for the Forbes data to establish this university became the most expensive in the world is based on the amount of money charged for the education of his students to pay tuition fees annually.

1. George Washington University ($39,240)
2. Kenyon College ($38,140)
3. Bucknell University ($38,134)

4. Vassar College ($38,115)

5. Sarah Lawrence College ($38,090)

Thursday, October 1, 2009

New Zealand, New Options for College

A number of cities in New Zealand is now a new option for high school graduates from Indonesia. In addition because the situation is safe and supportive learning atmosphere, the cost of college in the country in the Pacific region is also relatively cheaper than in Europe.

First Secretary Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia Economic Functions of New Zealand in Auckland Subandrio, Tuesday (15 / 9), say, college tuition in New Zealand range from USD 90 million a year. The cost of living is also cheaper than in Europe.

Earlier, Ambassador of Indonesia to New Zealand after the event Amris Hasan Indonesia business dialogue held by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Auckland said, the number of Indonesian students in New Zealand more and more years. If three or four years ago the new 200's, this year has reached 600. That does not include police officers are often sent to learn the task in this Kiwi country.

Subandrio added, not only from Indonesia, whose numbers continue to grow, but also from Asian countries other. They are scattered in a number of universities in several cities. For engineering and law faculties, for example, generally at the University of Auckland. As at the University of Wellington usually for agriculture and animal husbandry.


Second Secretary Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia Economic Functions of New Zealand Gufron Hariyanto added, now even started a lot of high school kids to school in New Zealand. In fact, there is a SMP Taiwanese boy was in New Zealand. "For the elementary level through high school, free school here," said Gufron.

If no fees for foreign children, the cost is very cheap. "It is so, the lesson here is not much. How to teach it too much fun so the kids happy. No stress," said Gufron the two children are now in junior high schools and elementary schools.

He then told me his experience when their children change schools to Jakarta from Venezuela. "They're stressed because often teased her friends if you can not do the problems or answer questions teachers. In fact, they're the new kids," he said.

As a result, said Gufron, every day they cry and asked to return to Venezuela. "If you are here (New Zealand) good friends. If there are difficulties, they actually helped," said the origin of Kulonprogo Gufron, DIY, it was.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Minister invited the Indonesian Miyabi

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Minister invited the Indonesian Miyabi

Some groups strongly oppose the plan for acting Miyabi arrival in Indonesia. Conversely, minister Mohammad Nuh just do not prohibit it coming porn star.

Women whose original name Maria Ozawa is scheduled to star in a comedy film titled 'Kidnapping Miyabi'. Dika in dapuk Raditya screenwriter as well as starring in the film.

Apparently these plans have pros and cons responses. Minister also has his own opinion with these problems. He supports the conditions provided there Miyabi.

"If he was in Indonesia does not make pornographic activities, can not legally prohibited," he said after giving a lecture and inaugurated the Islamic sites in the Holy Qudsiyah, Central Java, on Saturday (26/9/2009).

Noah had seen, that the rejection of Miyabi from various parties was not a factor of hatred, but as a moral appeal. "So we have to respect the opinions of those who refuse," he explained.

For that, the former Rector of ITS was advised, so that people do not make a controversial activity. "But creativity should not necessarily ignore the social sensitivity."

I now have a blog as it wanted to ask, how do you think? miyabi agreed not to come to our country? his comentar I wait ...

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Cources World's Most Unique!

Cources World's Most Unique!
If you know the name Agy Tjetje you'll probably remember that he was an Indonesian with an academic degree at most. Well, of the many existing academic degree, sure deh, he probably never ndak follow-up existing courses below, because in addition to unique, courses are offered .... hmmm like what yes, the right words?

What is clear, you can learn how to dress, to know more of Harry Potter, even The Simpsons. Oh well, do not forget, you can also choose to learn the language Elf, the language of the fairies in the novel Lord of the Rings, too! Interested? You better read yourself to feel the uniqueness ...

1. Science of Harry Potter - at Frostburg State University
For lovers of children's novel, you can follow-up study in Frostburg State University with the class "Science of Harry Potter." Lectures goal is to find and analyze a variety of magical events in the book JK Rowling, and describes the events there through the principles of physics. If you think this class is not known, make no mistake, this class of international attention, even to China and Australia. Physics Professor George Plitnik is the people behind this idea, and thanks to the class 'miracle' is, his name is now so global.

2. Simpsons and Philosophy - at Cal-Berkeley University.
Cal, one of the leading universities in America, with many people who received the Nobel genius, turned out to involve Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart and Margie among other names such as Aristotle, Socrates, Sartre, and many other famous philosophers. You are not only required to know and understand about THE SIMPSONS, but also have to be really familiar with various episodes. Various episodes show up and discuss about the emerging social issue such as racism and political issue. If you want to graduate, you should be able to write a story during 22 minutes for this screenplay. Value of college? Two credits!

3. STAR TREK and Religion - Indiana University
Indiana University in Bloomington offers one of the subjects in the field of Arts and Humanities. This course is offered as an "introduction to the Critical Study of Religion through popular culture," and "was very much STAR TREK episodes that have opposed the religious theme." And this is what you will learn during a full semester!

4. Language Elf (Lord of the Rings) - University of Wisconsin
Tolkienism (all of JJ Tolkien - author of a series of LORD OF THE RINGS), which turned out to have many fans. Tolkien's world of creation that has many legends, language, maps, poetry and various creatures in fact bring a lot of imagination and even start some debate among fans.
Tolkien fans in Madison, Wisconsins, to learn the language Elf, and drew the attention of the University of Wisnconsin to create courses Sindarin (one of the languages Elf), who cared for by David Salo. At the time this article was written, David Salo is a doctoral candidate Linguistics at the University of Wisconsin. You will be interested more in the lecture, because it turned out David Salo is one of linguistic consultant employed by Peter Jackson at the time of making the film LORD OF THE RINGS.

5. How to Watch Television - Montclair State University
No joke, it turns out students who take this class can reach 57 people, but do not imagine this course just sitting and watching television. "This course can be taken by students majoring in Broadcasting or not, and the emphasis is on how to analyze the impact and role, and the extent to which impressions are understood by the audience. So in other words, you must combine theory and criticism of the media and education through the media.
Students will be asked to watch popular shows like CSI, but not as simply enjoying as usual, for a variety of tasks from Professor Gencarelli to be done while watching CSI, makes the students really have to observe many small details from an existing movie.

6 - How to Dress - Princeton University
Seriously! According to experts, in several events, dress it seemed more than just complicated. The course is offered only to students this semester will discuss various topics 'controversial' like Jeans, hats, Tatto, Sandals and cargo pants. Apparently this is not a simple lecture. Clothes were shown various things like character and even the history of these people. You interested?