About International Program

International Program of Politeknik Negeri Malang (IP Polinema)

Politeknik Negeri Malang (Polinema) aspires to be an outstanding vocational higher education institution with a global reputation. To widen the opportunity for internationalization, Polinema launches International Program in some departments – Information Technology, Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Accounting, and Business Administration. These Departments offer Diploma 4 of International Program or Bachelor degree. The study will take four years for theory and practice.

IP Polinema aims at catering the needs of local students to be internationally respected and giving the opportunity for foreign students to study at Polinema.

The uniqueness of IP Polinema

  1. It uses English as teaching and learning medium of instruction
  2. The curriculum resembles the regular program; however, the final project is written and examined in English
  3. The students of IP Polinema are those selected from high academic-achievers and have passed the English requirements, and interview test
  4. The students are required to participate in Overseas Academic Program (OAP)
  5. It builds international academic exposure environment


Departments and Study Programs (which provide international programs)

  1. Department of Information Technology, Study Program of D4 Informatics Engineering
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering, Study Program of D4 Electrical Engineering
  3. Department of Electrical Engineering, Study Program of D4 Digital Telecommunication Network
  4. Department of Civil Engineering, Study Program of D4 Construction Engineering Management
  5. Department of Accounting, Study Program of D4 Management Accounting
  6. Department of Business Administration, Study Program of D4 Marketing Management
  7. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Study Program of D4 Mechanical Production and Maintenance Engineering
  8. Department of Business Administration, Study Program of D4 English for Business and Professional Communication


Teaching and Learning Process

IP Polinema uses English as a medium of instruction in teaching and learning processes. The academic culture and environment demand the students and lecturers to use English both inside and outside the classroom.

The lecturers of IP Polinema are those who have the experience in overseas studies and living in foreign countries. These lecturers are both eligible to teach content subject as well as to use English as the medium of instruction.

All materials used in IP Polinema are in English. Examinations are also conducted in English. The teaching method is focusing on student-centered learning in which students are doing active learning. Some of the teaching approaches used are problem-based learning, project-based learning, and blended learning which combines classroom learning with internet-based independent learning activities.


Tuition Fees

Fees for Local Students

Tuition fee for local students is similar to that of the regular program. There is no additional charge for each semester tuition. However, students are obliged to prepare self-funding for the Overseas Internship Project (OIP) for at least two weeks in foreign countries. This requires the parents’ agreement to fill out the form of parents’ financial support agreement.

Fees for International Students

Fees for international students are also equal to that of the regular program. International students need to pay their tuition fee before starting the class.

  1. Fully funded: free tuition fee, living allowance
  2. Partly funded: only free tuition fee
  3. Private (no scholarship)


Full scholarship student

Partly funded student

Private student

This student receives full-funded scholarship by Polinema comprising: Tuition fee for eight semesters

Living allowance for eight semesters

This student receives free tuition free for eight semesters, but no living allowanceThis student receives no supports, therefore he/she needs to pay the tuition and the allowance on his/her own

  1. Not a refugee or asylum seeker
  2. Completed secondary education or its equivalent
  3. Minimum age 17 years and not older than 23 years of age
  4. Able to communicate in English and additional Bahasa Indonesia, Proven by English Language Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS or OTHER CERTIFICATES if applicable (Language certificate is mandatory)
  5. In good health as proven by Medical Certificate (medical checkup result); free from color blindness for students of Engineering
  6. Unmarried
  7. Have basic knowledge of the field you’re applying, shown by in the academic transcript of the selected field at least 7/70/B

Applicants must provide these following documents:

  1. A filled student application form of International Program (form is available in the website);
  2. Curriculum vitae (resume, personal data);
  3. Guarantee statement, indicating financial ability to undertake education within Indonesia, in the form of a bank statement;
  4. Copies of academic record and diplomas certified by the official government from the applicant’s study origin (written/translated in English);
  5. Copies of non-academic records;
  6. Recommendation letter from applicant’s school/institution;
  7. Four (4) passport size photos;
  8. A copy of passport showing the applicant’s picture and the date of issuance and expiration. The passport must be valid and current for the period of study in Indonesia;
  9. A copy of valid TOEFL/IELTS certificates with a score of more than 450 (not more than 2 years);
  10. A copy of valid health certificate (issued by doctor);
  11. Health information statement Program (form is available in the website);
  12. Foreign student pledge letter (form is available in the website);
  13. Parent’s statement letter Program (form is available in the website);

Apply Here


Kantor Urusan Internasional / Office of International Affairs

Politeknik Negeri Malang

Soekarno Hatta 09 Malang

East-Java 65141


Contact Person: Mr. Alvin

Mobile Phone/WhatsApp number: http://wa.me/6281617572757

Email: kui@polinema.ac.id