Comparative Study of International Office

In order to obtain information in managing International Office institute in higher education, International Office of Pontianak State Polytechnic (Polnep) visited three prestigious universities in Indonesia on 28 November – 2 December 2011. Those Universities were choosen as they have outstanding international reputation and are  recognized  through their  active engagement in international activities.

The journey was started at Universitas Indonesia (UI)on 28 November where the coordinator of Polnep's International Office was warmly welcomed by the head deputy of International Office of UI to have a discussion about International Office and its functions. On the next day, in Institute Teknologi Bandung (ITB), the same discussion which gave more emphasize on the international students matters was done with the head deputy of International Relation Office (IRO) of ITB. In Universitas Gajah Mada (UGM), on 1-2 December 2011, a more extensive and thorough discussion on International Office functions and its management which was packed in five sessions was carried out, led by the team of Office of International Affair of UGM.