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  • Locations: Bandung, Indonesia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: GT applicants only
  • Estimated Program Costs: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Undergraduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 18
Language of Instruction: English Academic Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, City and Regional Planning, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Housing Type: Homestay, On-Campus Residence Hall, Private Apartment
Advisor: Meg Sonstroem International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
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Location Information

Fall semester:  mid August – late December
Spring semester:  late January – late May
Academic Year:  mid August – late May

This university is located in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.  To learn more about this city and country, please visit:

Global E³ is an exchange program for engineering students: a student can study abroad while continuing to pay tuition at home. With member universities in 18 countries, students at 50+ universities have the opportunity to study abroad. Global E³ exchanges about 200-250 students a year. Georgia Tech is a member of Global E³ and GT students may apply to go abroad for a semester or academic year to GE³ partner institutions such as IT Bandung.

Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) is a 29 hectare campus located in the northern area of the city of Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Surrounded by enjoyable green hills at 720 meter above sea level, Bandung is granted with mild weather all over the year ranging between 18-29 degree Centigrade. Since early 20th century Bandung has been dedicated to be the home base of the development of sciences and advanced technologies in Indonesia.

ITB is the first and largest scientific and technical university in Indonesia founded during the colonial era in 1920. Now, it consists of 12 Faculties & Schools offering courses and research in sciences, technologies as well as fine arts.

  • student dormitory (male students only)
  • homestays
  • other off-campus housing
Accommodation in the student dormitory is a shared and furnished room for 2, a shared kitchen, and a shared bathrooms.

It is not very difficult to find an accommodation in Bandung. Students usually live in home stays, the quality of which varies according to the rent level. Several students also find local housing in around the campus.

Favorite homestays are usually those close to the campus such as those in Cisitu, Tubagus Ismail and Pelesiran, only 5 – 10 minute walk from the campus. The rate of a standard room ranges from IDR 700,000 (around $52) to 2,000,000 (around $150) per month for a simply-furnished one. Students in homestays generally provide their own meals as meals are not normally provided by the landlords.

The International Relations Office is happy to help students find accommodation.

  • no meal plan
  • on-campus dining
There is a large variety of canteen, local food stands or warung (cafes), pizzerias, take away restaurants, and other low cost food options available throughout campus and in the immediate area.
  • Georgia Tech degree-seeking student
  • Good Academic Standing with a 3.0 (or higher) GPA at time of application
  • Undergraduates must have completed at least two full-time semesters of study at GT 
  • At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
  • Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
  • Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
  • All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).

Academic Info
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here.  Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.

1 ITB credit = 1.12 GT credits

A, AB = A
B, BC = B
C = C
D = D
E = F
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.

Essential Functions of Study Abroad

OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
Advisor Information
Meg Sonstroem