24 Jan 2018
DARMASISWA RI is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relations with Indonesia to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), art and culture in 72 universities in 2018. This program was established in 1974 as part of ASEAN initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended further to other countries. Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 121 countries and organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).