What is IISMA?

Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA) is a scholarship scheme by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia to fund Indonesian students for a one semester-mobility program at top universities and reputable industries overseas.

Open registration from January 23rd – February 14th, 2024!


  1. an active undergraduate or vocational student registered at the Higher Education Database (Pangkalan Data Pendidikan Tinggi – PDDIKTI) who are:
    1. currently in the 4th or 6th semester of recognized universities in Indonesia (Perguruan Tinggi Dalam Negeri – PTDN) under The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology; or
    2. Diploma 3 students who are currently in the 4th semester and Diploma 4 students who are currently in the 4th or 6th semester of the recognized universities with vocational programs in Indonesia (Perguruan Tinggi Penyelenggara Pendidikan Vokasi – PTPPV) under The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology.
  2. an Indonesian citizen (WNI) currently residing in Indonesia and does not have dual citizenship.
  3. maximum 24 years old by July 1, 2024.
  4. have a cumulative GPA of minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) proven by the latest academic transcript.
  5. nominated by Head of Study Program/Head of Department of home university (PTDN or PTPPV).
  6. never have taken college leave during study.
  7. not participate in other Kampus Merdeka flagship programs while taking part in IISMA Program.
  8. not take any classes at home university during IISMA program.
  9. not have participated in more than one (1) Kampus Merdeka Flagship Program prior to the IISMA Program.
  10. submit valid English proficiency certificate with the following minimum scores: *
    Undergraduate students:
    TOEFL iBT – 78, IELTS – 6.0, or Duolingo English Test – 100,
    b. Vocational students:
    TOEFL iBT – 60, IELTS – 6.0, Duolingo English Test – 95, or TOEIC Listening and Reading Test – 605,
    to IISMA’s official institutional code of respective English test*; (check here)
  11. never have violated the rules, norms, and/or laws applied in Indonesia.
  12. adhere to the rules and regulations while participating in the IISMA program.

Further information:

IISMA Website: https://iisma.kemdikbud.go.id/