Study in Bali

Bali is unique. Bali is unmatched

There is no other place like Bali in this world. A magical blend of culture, people, nature, activities, weather, culinary delights, nightlife, and beautiful accommodation.

Bali has transformed from a tourist hotspot to a thriving hub for international education. The best universities in Bali offer study programs for international students for one or two semesters or a compact 2–4-week summer school session. Classes are international and interdisciplinary, so you’ll expand your knowledge and network while making friends worldwide.

Study business, management, entrepreneurship, accounting, culture, languages, and more in international interdisciplinary programs and join hundreds of multinational students.

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Easy application process

Just fill out an online application form and submit it with a few attachments.

Acceptance even in one day

Your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in day.

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place

Once you get the confirmation, it’s a done deal!

Most affordable tuition fees

Tuition fees start from 1790 EUR per semester.

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Who is the Bali programs for?

Anyone with a minimum age of 18 and a high school diploma can apply for one or two semesters or join a compact 2- or 4-week summer school session in Bali.

You can apply even if you:

  • are not currently enrolled in a university
  • are attending an open university/community college or about to graduate
  • have already studied abroad (either through Erasmus or any other exchange program)
  • come from a university that does not have a bilateral agreement with one of our host universities
  • cannot find courses that match your major
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Universities & Programs in Bali

Study abroad at Warmadewa University

Join Bali’s most affordable study program with the best student feedback! You can enroll in this highly international program for one or two semesters. Develop your skills and understanding of International Business, Economy, Leadership, and Management, among other intriguing and career-benefiting topics. Choose your courses on both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels and cross-select courses from Warmadewa University.

WARMADEWA
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

Follow in the footsteps of the happiest Bali students and join this affordable and interdisciplinary study abroad program for one or two semesters. You’ll not only boost your knowledge with many interesting courses but also enjoy excellent student support!

Find out more about the program here…

 

Program Overview

LEVEL OF STUDIES

Bachelor and Master

FIELDS OF STUDY

Indonesian language and culture, business, economics, strategic management, social sciences, tourism, politics, environmental sustainability, entrepreneurship

TUITION FEE

1790 EUR / semester

Semester Dates & Application Deadline

Autumn: August–December
Application deadline: End of July

Summer: March/April–July
Application deadline: End of February

See the exact semester dates and deadlines on the program page.

Courses & Credits

  • Choose between 3 to 7 courses (one mandatory course), worth 5 ECTS / 3 US credits each except the Indonesian language course (6 ECTS)
  • In total, you can earn 16–36 ECTS / 9–21 US credits.
  • There are six graduate (Master) level courses.
  • You can choose both Bachelor’s and Master’s level courses regardless of whether you are a Bachelor’s or Master’s level student.
  • Courses also include workshops and excursions.

Find out more about the courses on the program page.

BALI ACADEMY

Change your life: Learn to become a next-generation leader in Bali

The Bali Academies are different, innovative, and simply better! Escape the traditional classroom environment and learn directly from the businesses with the lowest environmental and most sustainable impact in Bali. The Warmadewa Academy is actively supported by the most successful and impactful figures on the island of gods. It has been designed to give you a comprehensive and unique insight into the topics of your choice. What are the benefits of applying to the most innovative study program ever?

Find out more about the program here…

Program Overview

FIELDS OF STUDY

Business, entrepreneurship, leadership, management, sustainability, ecology, marketing, social media

LEVEL OF STUDIES

Bachelor and Master

TUITION FEE

1790 EUR / semester

WARMADEWA INTERNATIONAL SUMMER EXCHANGE

Spend the best summer of your life by participating in the Warmadewa International Summer Exchange (WISE)! You’ll get to dive into the Indonesian language, culture, and other topics and explore the island for 2 or 4 weeks!

Find out more about the program here…

LEVEL OF STUDIES

Bachelor and Master

FIELDS OF STUDY

Indonesian language and culture, tourism, business and entrepreneurship

TUITION FEE

840 EUR (2 weeks) / 990 EUR (4 weeks)

Semester Dates & Application Deadline

The modules run from mid-July end of July and from the end of July to mid-August each year. You can choose to apply to either one of the two modules or complete the whole 4-week program.

Application deadline: Mid-June

See exact dates and deadlines on the program page.

Courses & Credits

  • Choose up to 2/4 courses. worth 3 ECTS / ca. 2 US credits each (up to 6/12 ECTS or 3,5/7 US credits in total)
  • The credits are granted in ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) points or US credits.

Find out more about courses on the program page.

GAP YEAR PROGRAM IN BALI

Are you fresh out of high school or in between degrees? Join our gap year programs in Bali to gain new direction and perspective for your future!
Find out more about the Warmadewa program here…

Program Overview

LEVEL OF STUDIES
Bachelor

FIELDS OF STUDY
Business, economics, marketing, tourism, culture, history, languages, management, environmental sustainability

TUITION FEE
1790 EUR / semester

Semester Dates & Application Deadline

Autumn: September–December
Application deadline: end of July

Summer : March/April–July
Application deadline: End of January

Find out about dates and deadlines on the program page:

Courses & Credits

  •  3–7 courses per semester (with one mandatory course), worth 5 ECTS / 3 US credits each, except for the course Indonesian Language (6 ECTS / ca. 4 US Credits).
  • Credits are granted in ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) points
  • In total, you will earn between 16–36 ECTS or 12–21 US credits.

Find out more about courses on the program page:

Study abroad at Udayana University

Study at Udayana University’s only truly international study program, the Bali International Program on Asian Studies (BIPAS)! Meet people from 16+ countries and expand your knowledge with courses from many different fields. Apply easily and get a confirmation of your study placement as quickly as in a day.

Join the most international study abroad program at Udayana University! Dive into the Indonesian Language and Culture and other interesting, interdisciplinary topics and get to know people from around the world during one or two semesters.

Find out more about the program here…

Program Overview

LEVEL OF STUDIES

Bachelor and Master

FIELDS OF STUDY

Business, economics, marketing, law, tourism, communication, culture, and language

TUITION FEE

1990 EUR / semester

Semester Dates & Application Deadline

Autumn: September–December
Application deadline: Mid-July

Spring: January–May
Application deadline: Mid-November

See the exact semester dates and deadlines on the program page.

Courses & Credits

  • Choose 4–7 courses per semester (one mandatory course), worth 5 ECTS / 3 US credits each, except for the course Indonesian Language (3–6 ECTS / ca. 2-4 US Credits, depending on scope).
  • Credits are granted in ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) points
  • In total, you will earn between 16–36 ECTS or 12–21 US credits.
  • You can choose both Bachelor’s and Master’s level courses regardless of whether you are a Bachelor’s or Master’s level student.

Find out more about courses on the program page.

GAP YEAR PROGRAM IN BALI

Are you fresh out of high school or in between degrees? Join our gap year programs in Bali to gain new direction and perspective for your future!

Find out more about the Udayana program here…

Program Overview

LEVEL OF STUDIES

Bachelor

FIELDS OF STUDY

Business, economics, marketing, tourism, culture, history, languages, management, environmental sustainability

TUITION FEE

1990 EUR / semester

Semester Dates & Application Deadline

Autumn: September–December
Application deadline: Mid-July

Spring: January–May
Application deadline: Mid-October

Find out about dates and deadlines on the program page:

Courses & Credits

  • Choose 4–7 courses per semester (with one mandatory course), worth 5 ECTS / 3 US credits each, except for the course Indonesian Language (6 ECTS / ca. 4 US Credits).
  • Credits are granted in ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) points
  • In total, you will earn between 16–36 ECTS or 12–21 US credits.

Find out more about courses on the program page:

HOW TO APPLY

CHOOSE A DESTINATION, UNIVERSITY, AND PROGRAM

Choose a destination, university, and program that suits you best. To help you choose, you can check our study abroad guide or look at this comparison chart.

Get prepared

After receiving your confirmation email and initial acceptance letter, you can begin your travel preparations.

APPLY EASILY ONLINE

Get the required attachments for the university or program of your choice. Please fill out the application for the university or program of your choice through our application form.

PAY TUITION FEE, GET AN OFFICIAL ACCEPTANCE LETTER & VISA

You'll get the invoice for the tuition fee about 2.5 months before the start of the semester. You'll also get the host university's official acceptance letter a month before the semester starts.

CONFIRMATION OF STUDY PLACEMENT

We'll process your application in 1-3 working days, after which we will send you an email with a confirmation of your study abroad placement and further instructions.

ARRIVAL AND ORIENTATION

Ready, set, go! Once you have your student visa in hand, you're good to go! Pack your bags, throw a farewell party and step into the best adventure of your life!

Earning Credits while studying abroad in Bali

The credits at Udayana University and Warmadewa University are granted directly as ECTS credits. Warmadewa University can also grant credits directly as US credits. Most courses are worth 5 ECTS credits, which typically convert to 3 US credits. In the Warmadewa International Summer Exchange program, the courses are worth 3 ECTS each (1.80 US credits).

HOST UNIVERSITY

NUMBER OF COURSES

ECTS

US CREDITS

Udayana University (BIPAS)4–718–3610,5–21
Warmadewa University (WIP)3–716–369–21
Warmadewa University Academy3–615–309–18
Undiknas University3–615–309–18
Warmadewa International Summer Exchange1–43–121.80–7.2

Earning Credits while studying abroad in Bali

The credits at Udayana University and Warmadewa University are granted directly as ECTS credits. Warmadewa University can also grant credits directly as US credits. Most courses are worth 5 ECTS credits, which typically convert to 3 US credits. In the Warmadewa International Summer Exchange program, the courses are worth 3 ECTS each (1.80 US credits).

HOST UNIVERSITY

Number of courses

4-7

ECTS

18-36

US Credits

10,5-21

HOST UNIVERSITY

Number of courses

3-7

ECTS

16-36

US Credits

9-21

Number of courses

3-6

ECTS

15-30

US Credits

9-18

Number of courses

1-4

ECTS

3-12

US Credits

1.80-7.2

Most frequent questions and answers

Q: Can I take Master’s level courses even if I’m a Bachelor’s level student? A: Yes, you can. Bachelor-level students can choose Master level courses and vice versa. Please confirm with your home institution which courses are accepted for credit transfer.

Q: Are there mandatory courses? A: Yes, an Indonesian Language course is mandatory for all students attending the programs. You will have 2 lectures per week of this course.

Q: When are my course selections confirmed? A: We will send your course selections approximately 1 month after the application deadline. Unless you’re notified that there is overlapping with your course selections or that a certain course doesn’t take place, all your course selections are confirmed.

Q: Can I drop out of a course or add a course after making the course selections? A: Dropping out of a course is still possible until the second week of the semester as long as you still have a minimum of 3 courses left. If you wish to add a course, it is still possible on a case-by-case basis before the semester (until a maximum of 7 courses). Please email info.unwar@gmail.com

Q: How does the weekly schedule look like? A: In general, you will have contact lectures from Monday to Wednesday. Thursdays are reserved for workshops and excursions during the first half of your semester.

Q: What is the required minimum attendance? A: You must attend a minimum of 75 % of lectures and all mandatory workshops/excursions. You must also pass the mid-term and final exams to receive your grades. In case of sickness, you can discuss with the program staff regarding the excused absence.

Q: When do the exams take place? A: All exams will take place inside the official semester dates. Mid-term exams usually take place the week before the mid-term holiday and final exams the last week of the semester. The exams are scheduled for the same weekdays and times as your normal classes.

Q: What kind of costs are there regarding study materials? A: There are no book fees. Most of the study materials will be uploaded to a student folder in Google Drive/Dropbox. Some assignments must be submitted as printed documents. There are printing shops outside the campus and printing is extremely cheap in Bali.

 

Dresscode: You should always cover your shoulders, belly, knees, and toes when on campus. Please bring enough proper, lightweight clothes with you from home as they can be difficult to find especially bigger clothes or shoes in Bali.

Q: What is the correct type of visa for studying at Warmadewa University?
A: Socio-Cultural Visa / Short Visit Visa.

Q: When can I apply for my visa?
A: As soon as you receive the official acceptance letter from Warmadewa University. We will send this to you latest 1 month before the semester starts. You cannot apply for your visa with the initial acceptance letter from Asia Exchange.

Q: Can I travel inside Indonesia during the semester even if my passport is at immigration for an extension?
A: Former students have traveled with a scanned copy of their passport’s ID page and student card from Warmadewa University. You can find general information about Indonesian student visas here.

Q: How can I find suitable accommodation options? Read our accommodation guide for Bali here. Many of our former students have used and trusted the services of www.bukitvista.com.

Q: Should I book accommodation in advance or after arriving in Bali?
A: It is completely up to you. Many of the cheapest places get booked in advance during the autumn, but most students still prefer checking the accommodation options in person after arrival.

Q: Do I need an International Driver’s License for driving a scooter in Bali?
A: Yes, you do. If you don’t yet have one, please order it from your national car union’s website. Bear in mind that driving a scooter in Bali requires a motorbike license. Without one, you might have problems with your insurance company in case of an accident.

Q: Which vaccinations do I need to take?
A: We recommend MMR, Tetanus-diphtheria and hepatitis A and B. You can ask your doctor for possible other recommendations if you wish to travel to more rural areas. Bali is not a malaria-endemic zone, so most likely, you will not need to purchase anti-malaria medication.

Q: Can I bring prescription medicines to Bali?
A: That shouldn’t be a problem if you bring the doctor’s prescription with the medicine. Some medicines can be very hard or impossible to find in Bali, even though there are plenty of pharmacies in the more touristy areas of Bali.

Q: How are the hospitals in Bali?
A: There are many international standard hospitals in Bali, for example, BIMC, Siloam and Kasih Ibu. Please ask your insurance company for their partner hospital in Bali, as most insurances have one they prefer. With minor worries, you can usually visit the local clinics that can be found everywhere.

Q: Do I need to have travel insurance? You are required to have a valid accident and health insurance from your home country for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.

In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the student visa, flights, accommodation and other living costs. There are no book fees in the Warmadewa International Program, as most of the study materials will be uploaded to a student folder in Google Drive/Dropbox. The cost of living is relatively low in Bali. The actual costs depend on your individual lifestyle. Find a list of general living costs hereRead more about budgeting your study abroad semester.

Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrollment signed. What should I do?
A: Please fill out the document and send it to info@asiaexchange.org and we will forward it to Warmadewa University for signing.

Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? The electronic official letter of acceptance will be delivered to you approximately 1.5 months before the semester starts. Please print it for your student visa application.

Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records?
A: The university prepares and sends the transcripts of records usually within 2 months after the end of the semester In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the student visa, flights, accommodation and other living costs. There are no book fees in the Warmadewa International Program, as most of the study materials will be uploaded to a student folder in Google Drive/Dropbox. The cost of living is relatively low in Bali. The actual costs depend on your individual lifestyle.

Q: Which other essential items should I bring with me from home?
A: Sunscreen, contact lenses, tampons, underwear, power bank, USB stick and dry shampoo.

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