Why study Indonesian studies at La Trobe?

International opportunities

Build your language skills with exchange programs and study tours in Indonesia.

Read more about the ACICIS partnership programs

Leaders in language

La Trobe's Centre for Research on Language Diversity conducts cutting-edge research in endangered languages.

Take a look at their latest findings

Community connection

Help foster cultural awareness as part of the Bahasa Indonesian Students Association.

Check out their upcoming events here

Career opportunities in Indonesian studies

Career pathways

Studying Indonesian builds skills in communication, cultural awareness and problem solving to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Diplomat
  • Academic research assistant
  • Languages teacher or tutor
  • Foreign correspondent journalist
  • Translator or interpreter
  • Aid and development adviser

Future employers

Potential employers of Indonesian studies graduates include:

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Customs and immigration services
  • International trading companies
  • Translating and Interpreting services
  • Tourism councils
  • Humanitarian aid agencies
  • Media networks

On the couch with languages and linguistics

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Discover what it means to become an expert in languages, linguistics and intercultural communication.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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