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Jakarta International College (JIC) was established in Jakarta in 2002 by a group of professionals who care and are committed to offering high-quality international education standard. We understand that studying overseas may involve challenges such as language, cost and preparations and have such developed international programs in Jakarta that help students to overcome these challenges and transfer successfully to university abroad.
Monash is one of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight universities with its dedication to the highest educational standards. It has over 59,000 students from more than 100 countries and campuses in Melbourne, Malaysia and South Africa.
Western Michigan University
Located in the downtown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Western is a dynamic, student-centered research university with an enrollment of nearly 25,000 students. With its continual vision to delivering high quality educational standard, WMU is now in the Top 100 Public University and is one of 50 largest universities in United States.
For the past 10 years, JIC has been the only provider of Monash College Jakarta and Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in Indonesia. Thanks to these programs, thousands of students have successfully transferred into Monash University and other reputable University in Australia. As a sign of JIC's continuing development, Pathway to American Degree Program which uses Western Michigan University curriculum was recently launched for students who want to pursue education in United States.
JIC was set up by a group of professionals who care and are committed to offering high-quality education with an international standard. Thereby allowing people to take a more active part in any sector of the global community.
At Jakarta International College, students have access to a wide range of academic and entertainment facilities.
JIC Library is equipped with business related magazines, daily national newspapers as well as copies of the prescribed textbooks for each subject to support independent learning and help students familiarize themselves with various media in English language. Students at JIC are also entitled to an exclusive membership of National Ministry of Education Library, one of the best libraries available in Indonesia.
To accommodate learning, JIC has various classrooms, starting from larger ones for lectures and presentations to smaller classrooms suitable for group discussions and more personal tutorial sessions, all are equipped with whiteboard, internet-connected computer, multimedia projectors, LCD and audio-video facilities . The normal ratio for lecturer or tutor per students in each class is 1 to 25, giving each student benefit from full attention and comprehensive guidance.
With more than 25 state of the art computers with access to high speed Internet (WI-FI), JIC students are able to access online resources, conduct internet research and participate in discussion forums on topics related to course materials.
The lounge is ideal for rest and relaxation between classes and during lunch break. During this time, JIC Students can enjoy their lunch or healthy snacks and drinks which are readily available for them. The student lounge is also fitted with television sets, home theatre equipment, DVD players and also table-tennis for entertainment purposes.
JIC understands that pressures from academic and personal life could have a significant impact to student performance. Therefore we offer assistance from Academic Advisers and Personal Counselors for students who need to confide their problems and to help find the right solutions for them. We provide ongoing services such as course enrolment, choosing the right course, counseling services to help students develop and attain their academic and career goals, improving communication skills, relationship issues, coping with anxiety and depression.
Class runs from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 15:30 WIB. For each unit, students have a 2 hour lecture followed by a 3 hour of tutorial sessions every week. During lecture time, students would be exposed to key terms, important concepts and main ideas of the subject. Tutorial time would be used to engage students in more active and independent learning by analyzing reading texts or other materials such as documentary films, answering questions, giving presentations and participating in group discussion under tutor supervision.
Lecturers and tutors are both highly qualified expatriate and Indonesian with overseas Master degrees from reputable universities all over the world. 70% are expatriates and 30% are locals. They are fully trained to prepare students for a smooth and effective transition to international higher education institution such as Monash University. They would stimulate and encourage students to meet the challenge of succeeding in an academically rigorous university like Monash University.
JIC staff help the students apply for student visas, university placements and boarding house accommodations in Jakarta, Australia and Malaysia, providing value-added and integrative student services through clear and comprehensive information and assistance.
Here are few reasons why many students choose Jakarta International College as their starting point to universities abroad.
Accelerate your studies
Depending on your qualification, you can get your International Bachelor degree by 19 years old or less. That's how fast it is.
In JIC, you will receive similar Monash or Western Michigan University curriculum and International teaching standard at a fraction of the University tuition fees in US. Now, that is smart.
Solid University Preparation
Still feels you're lacking in English and need assurance before studying abroad? That's where we come in.
Gateways to Top Universities
Monash University and Western Michigan University are just two examples of the many outstanding universities you can choose to transfer to.
Many alumni from testified that starting from JIC allowed them a much smoother transition to university and eventually enable them to graduate successfully.
Service for Students
JIC provides valuable and integrated services for students including advice on visa applications, university placement and accommodation, both in Jakarta and offshore
Longer Family Time
Australia/USA is far away from home and many parents are concerned about their children’s wellbeing while studying there. JIC helps to relieve these concerns by offering international University education in Indonesia until the students are ready.