Academic and Cultural Diversity Exploration is and educational program arranged by Gotravindo that will be held on July 16th-21st, 2018 in Dubai, Uni Emirate Arab.

Laid in the southern Persian Gulf, Dubai is considered as one the leading city in the world. Addressed with low criminal city, Dubai becomes one of the ‘yearning’ place for those who desire better life quality. There always be a number of things that we can experience in Dubai, such as its tasty food, eastern mixed western culture, multicultural society and fast developing economic city. One said that “the world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” And now, we challenge you to read the next page with us!

BENEFIT

 Experiencing International University Atmosphere

Experiencing closer Dubaian learning systems and world-class education, the participants will experience the atmosphere of being international students in neither The East nor The West, but in the unique Middle East atmosphere.

Fellowship Discussion

By having forum discussion with other students studying in Dubai and probably foreign as well, the participants will be offered an opportunity to broaden their networks through international fellowship.

Discovering One of the Modernist Oriented City

Luxurious landscape as typical brand for Dubai will let the participants discover the architectures of skyscraper and a number of tallest building that will be mesmerizing

Encountering Sophisticated Culture

Being a prominently opulence city, Dubai will let the participants encounter not only its original middle-eastern culture, but also more diverse and moderate culture brought from the expatriates, furthermore the participants will apprehend what cultural diversity is.

Departure

The participants will fly and spend their overnight in the sky for incredible tomorrow’s journey

DXB – Dubai Museum – Gold and Spice Souk

The participants will arrive in the second day at DXB, Dubai International Airport. After taking break for little while, the participants will start the journey from Dubai Museum where they may find typical middle-eastern building and explore Dubai’s history as well as exhibition of dioramas that explain the activities of people in Dubai. After exploring the history, you will be lead to Gold and Spice Souk. In this second destination of the day, the participants will barely blink their eyes for seeing gilded stuffs around and will be able to wander and smell the scent of spices.

The University of Dubai – Zayed University – Burj Khalifa – Burj Al Arab – The Palm Jumeirah

The third day will be one stop visiting day agenda. In gaining educational atmosphere of Dubai, the participants will have campus tour in private university, which is The University of Dubai. The second university to be visited is Zayed University. It is one of the top ten university in Dubai, where the participants will be able to have both campus visit and discussion session with the student ambassadors. In the next places, Burj Khalifa, a mega-tall skyscraper, and Burj Al Arab, the third tallest hotel in the world, the participants may explore the gorgeous side of Dubai by seeing stylist architectures and feeling metropolis atmosphere around. The program of the day will be closed by exploring The Palm Jumeirah. In this land reclamation, the participants may enjoy the crystal blue water and witness the ambitious developments project from Dubai.

BITS Pilani – Al Ghurair University – Dubai Fountain – Emirate Tower

Campus visit program will have not been finished yet. On this day, the participants will stop by at BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science) Pilani to get insight about teaching-learning process in university that strong with Indian ambience. The last campus visit agenda will be Al Ghurair University, there the participants will be able to meet the student ambassadors and attend the workshop. After finishing all campus visit agendas, the participants will be guided to Dubai Fountain to refresh themselves by enjoying largest choreographed fountain with light and music played around the lake, then they will continue to Emirate Tower that is set with lakes, waterfalls, and public seating areas to feel majestically of an iconic place in Dubai.

Dubai Miracle Garden – Etihad Museum – Saeed Al Maktoum House – DXB

On the last day in Dubai, the participants will be invited to have ‘Wonderland’ experience in Dubai Miracle Garden. The participant will discover hundreds of flowers displayed in different and creative landscape. After that, the participants will have a chance to discover the contemporary history of the UAE through photos and other documentation, and also visit Saeed Al Maktoum House as historic building that contains artefacts and images of the old town Dubai. The whole program will be ended after visiting Saeed Al Maktoum House, since the participants will be directly transferred to the Airport.

Arrival in Indonesia

The whole journey will truly be ended when the participants step their feet on their country road, still the experience will be last forever. The participants are expected to have better point of view in apprehending cultural diversity and other global issues.

+ DAY 1

Departure

The participants will fly and spend their overnight in the sky for incredible tomorrow’s journey

+ DAY 2

DXB – Dubai Museum – Gold and Spice Souk

The participants will arrive in the second day at DXB, Dubai International Airport. After taking break for little while, the participants will start the journey from Dubai Museum where they may find typical middle-eastern building and explore Dubai’s history as well as exhibition of dioramas that explain the activities of people in Dubai. After exploring the history, you will be lead to Gold and Spice Souk. In this second destination of the day, the participants will barely blink their eyes for seeing gilded stuffs around and will be able to wander and smell the scent of spices.

+ DAY 3

The University of Dubai – Zayed University – Burj Khalifa – Burj Al Arab – The Palm Jumeirah

The third day will be one stop visiting day agenda. In gaining educational atmosphere of Dubai, the participants will have campus tour in private university, which is The University of Dubai. The second university to be visited is Zayed University. It is one of the top ten university in Dubai, where the participants will be able to have both campus visit and discussion session with the student ambassadors. In the next places, Burj Khalifa, a mega-tall skyscraper, and Burj Al Arab, the third tallest hotel in the world, the participants may explore the gorgeous side of Dubai by seeing stylist architectures and feeling metropolis atmosphere around. The program of the day will be closed by exploring The Palm Jumeirah. In this land reclamation, the participants may enjoy the crystal blue water and witness the ambitious developments project from Dubai.

+ DAY 4

BITS Pilani – Al Ghurair University – Dubai Fountain – Emirate Tower

Campus visit program will have not been finished yet. On this day, the participants will stop by at BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science) Pilani to get insight about teaching-learning process in university that strong with Indian ambience. The last campus visit agenda will be Al Ghurair University, there the participants will be able to meet the student ambassadors and attend the workshop. After finishing all campus visit agendas, the participants will be guided to Dubai Fountain to refresh themselves by enjoying largest choreographed fountain with light and music played around the lake, then they will continue to Emirate Tower that is set with lakes, waterfalls, and public seating areas to feel majestically of an iconic place in Dubai.

+ DAY 5

Dubai Miracle Garden – Etihad Museum – Saeed Al Maktoum House – DXB

On the last day in Dubai, the participants will be invited to have ‘Wonderland’ experience in Dubai Miracle Garden. The participant will discover hundreds of flowers displayed in different and creative landscape. After that, the participants will have a chance to discover the contemporary history of the UAE through photos and other documentation, and also visit Saeed Al Maktoum House as historic building that contains artefacts and images of the old town Dubai. The whole program will be ended after visiting Saeed Al Maktoum House, since the participants will be directly transferred to the Airport.

+ DAY 6

Arrival in Indonesia

The whole journey will truly be ended when the participants step their feet on their country road, still the experience will be last forever. The participants are expected to have better point of view in apprehending cultural diversity and other global issues.

The academic contents of the program are formulated by Gotravindo in collaboration with The University of Dubai, Zayed University, BITS Pilani, and Al Ghurair University

Every participant will receive an International Certification issued by Gotravindo and partner program

All selected delegates will be active in social project as a voluntary program of Gotravindo to support the Indonesian future development. Please be informed the social project name is SEMANGAT MEMBANGUN NEGERI.

Requirements for University Student Exchange Program :
– University Student or Graduated Student, age between 18-25 years old
– Physically and Mentally Healthy
– Good communication skill and knowledge
– Having good personality and attitude
– Deal to real contribution in World Education
– Able to pay program FEE

The participation fee for the IBE Program is $1000 and includes :

  • Certificate
  • Visa
  • Accomodation (Hotel)
  • Transportation during program
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Leader Program
  • ID Card
  • T-Shirt
  • Merchandise
  • Workshop
  • *Exclude Flight Ticket
  • Choose program : You can select the appropriate program interests and abilities
  • Registration : Make sure the data you enter is correct and in accordance with current conditions
  • Verification : We’ll do a verify and selection to ensure any prospective delegates
  • Admission Letter : We will send the LoA, as official documents You received Prospective Delegates
  • Payment Stage 1 : You are required to make a payment program according the information on the annex to a letter of acceptance
  • Admission Document : You will be guided to complete the immigration documents of State programs
  • On-line Class Mentoring : Intensive information and preparation program will be delivered through interactive learning classes On-line
  • Techincal Meeting : Ensure all information program has been conceived, in order to optimize the quality of the programmes for delegates
  • Prepare Departure : Assist you with the process of departure in Indonesia toward the program, until the service information about programs for parents
  • On Program : At this time You will be undergoing Exchange programs, and study together with students around the world
  • Documentation : We will make your exchange program has a history of taking the best of each moment
  • Alumni Program : The completion of the program is not the end of the friendship, the GAES (Gotravindo Alumni Empowerment Summit) is a routine agenda of the entire exchange program alumni

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