Udayana University

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Udayana University is among Indonesia’s leading universities and is the largest and most renowned university in Bali.
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Language of Instruction: EnglishBahasa Indonesia
Program Type: Semester or Academic Year
Open to non-KU Students: No
Fulfills KU Core 4.2: No
Fulfills KU Core 5: No

  • Study business, Asian studies, or tropical architecture in English on the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia
  • Program includes several cultural excursions and volunteer opportunities
  • All students take a Bahasa Indonesia course, Indonesia's national language

Udayana University is among Indonesia’s leading universities and is the largest and most renowned university in Bali. It has one of the largest international student communities in Indonesia. Students will have access to excursions and workshops through the Bali Institute for Global Renewal to experience the true heart of Bali.

Bali is one of the most desirable destinations in Southeast Asia. It blends Hinduism with ancient indigenous Balinese religious practices. Udayana University is located in the southern part of Bali, regarded as the capital of Bali’s tourist area, an ideal base to explore "the island of a thousand gods and temples." The campuses are located in Jimbaran and the capital city Denpasar.

Academic Notes

Students cannot mix and match courses from different tracks.

Language Notes

Bahasa Indonesian language courses are included in all program tracks for all levels.

Students will be given a cash stipend for their housing and meals. Assistance will be provided to rent a villa off-campus.

The Bali Institute for Global Renewal organizes exciting cultural excursions that will be available to ISEP students studying at Udayana. Previous activities have included opportunities to:

  • Explore Hindu temples
  • Visit a traditional healer
  • Learn Balinese arts through woodcarving, gamelan music and legong dance
  • Visit a coastal fishing village and experience a traditional fishing boat ride
  • Enjoy a BBQ on the beach with local Balinese

SAGE is dedicated to creating international engagement opportunities that meet the needs of all our students and providing resources to support you through the process of studying abroad. Study abroad is achievable for students of all identities including our BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ students, students with disabilities, and students with religious/non-religious viewpoints. Before selecting a program, consider how your identities may impact your experience abroad in unique ways and talk with your Program Coordinator about any program-specific concerns. Students with documented disabilities should discuss any accommodation needs with their Program Coordinator early in the planning process.

Check our Identity Abroad page and resources listed below for information specific to you and other students who may be on your program.

For more information, contact Charlie Ambrose at chambrose@ku.edu or stop by the Study Abroad Info Center in 105 Lippincott.

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