Deakin University is a world-class destination for students from Indonesia.

With our outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs, Deakin will prepare you for a successful career in whatever field you choose.

Why choose Deakin?

As a multi-award winning and internationally recognised university, we offer international students an outstanding learning experience.

We're dedicated to giving our international students the best start in their chosen careers, and if you choose to study with us, you'll be able to take advantage of our:

  • exceptional facilities
  • award-winning teaching
  • world-renowned study programs
  • workplace initiatives and industry placements
  • worldwide network of Deakin alumni, staff and research partners.

Awards and recognition

Deakin has won numerous education awards and consistently receives high rankings by various independent research organisations, including:

Top university worldwide
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide.*

Top rated courses
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities in the world for education and training, politics, accounting and finance, psychology, sociology and law.**

Premium rated
Rated 5 stars for our world-class facilities, teaching and research.***

*ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings
**QS Rankings by Subject
***QS Stars University Rankings

Upcoming events

Deakin University visits Indonesia multiple times a year. You can email our Deakin representative Rindawati for more information:

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Indonesian students at Deakin

Indonesian students talk about their experiences at Deakin.

Scholarships for international students

We have great scholarship opportunities for international students who have something special to offer our university and community.

These scholarships can assist you with course fees, living costs, and smaller items like your books and study materials.

Find a scholarship

The pleasure to have received an Australia Awards scholarship continues as I am here in Australia to pursue my dream to become a professional engineer

Karstein - Indonesian student

Master of Engineering (Professional)

Deakin STEM Scholarship

The Deakin Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship is a 20 percent scholarship for Indonesian students applying for undergraduate, postgraduate coursework in the disciplines of Architecture and Built Environment, Engineering, Information Technology, Science or Environment.

Find out more about Deakin's STEM Scholarship

LPDP Scholarship

The LPDP Scholarship is funded by funded by the Indonesian Government for postgraduate studies in Indonesia or an overseas institution including Deakin University.

Find out more about the LPDP Scholarship

Taking advantage of our pathways

You might need to spend some time improving your academic scores or English before you start your Deakin course.

You can do this at Deakin College or the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) – they're both on campus in Australia, which means you can get to know your campus, fellow students and Deakin staff before you start your degree.

Find out more about pathways into Deakin


Deakin benefits from partnerships with Indonesian institutions including Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) and Universitas Indonesia, across a range of disciplines.

Partner programs

Deakin offers a range of unique program with Indonesian partners to allow students to complete double degree programs. Students complete the first one or two years in Indonesia and the final two years of their degree at Deakin University in Australia. Students will obtain two degrees.

Indonesia International Institute of Life Sciences (i3L)

    • Indonesia International Institute of Life Sciences (i3L) & Deakin Biomedical Science Double Degree Program
    • Bachelor of Food Science from i3L and Bachelor of Food & Nutrition Science from Deakin
    • Bachelor of BioMedicine from i3L and Bachelor of BioMedical Science from Deakin
    • Bachelor of BioTechnology from i3L and Bachelor of BioMedical Science from Deakin

Universitas Indonesia

    • Universitas Indonesia & Deakin Civil Engineering Double Degree Program
    • Universitas Indonesia & Deakin Information Technology Double Degree Program
    • Universitas Indonesia & Deakin Communications Double Degree Program

Institut Teknologi Bandung

  • Institut Teknologi Bandung & Deakin Information Security Double Degree Program

Get your degree from Deakin

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees to international students. Once you've graduated, you can connect with other Deakin alumni in Indonesia and around the world. 

You might even have the chance to stay in Australia to continue your studies or get work experience in your chosen field.

Spend some time studying at Deakin

Complete part of your undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree with Deakin's study abroad program and you'll earn credit points towards your degree back home.

Choose to study one to two trimesters or complete a full academic year as an exchange student.

Find out more about our study abroad program

Yesy's story

'My journey living in Melbourne and studying at Deakin helped me grow as a person and this is something that I would not trade for anything else.'

Read Yesy's story

Find a course

We offer courses and subjects across all major disciplines. Some of our courses that are particularly in demand in Indonesia include creative arts, business, accounting and commerce.

find a course

Navigator graduates – Ignatius Satrio, Indonesia

Meet Rio, Deakin University media and communications graduate.

Study in Australia

You can work part time while you study

You'll be able to work up to 40 hours a fortnight while you're studying in Australia on a student visa. If you're not studying during Trimester 3 (our non-compulsory trimester) you can work unlimited hours.

Here at Deakin, we have a service called Job Search Essentials that can help you get job ready and find part-time work.

Find out more about working in Australia

Find your community at Deakin

At Deakin, we have a thriving community of students from Indonesia.

At the heart of that community is our Indonesian Club, which organises social events and engages with students. The club is particularly welcoming of new students and will help you to settle into your studies and new life in Australia.

Find out more about support for international students

Apply for your student visa online

As a student from Indonesia, you may be eligible to study and live in Australia on a student visa.

Once your student visa has been issued, it will be valid for your whole course of study (as long as you meet all your visa conditions).

You can apply for your student visa online or with the help of one of our representatives in your country.

Find out more about visas


Australia might be famous for its sunny beaches, but we also have lush rainforests and mountain ranges that see snow in winter.

Our weather also varies a lot – you'll want light clothes to wear in summer and a warm coat for winter (and don't forget clothes to wear to the beach).

Find a place to call home

With a welcoming student community and lots of on-campus shops and services, Deakin will feel like home in no time at all.

We have student accommodation at each of our campuses and a service to help you get settled if you'd like to live off campus.

Find out more about accommodation

Contact us

Prospective students are advised to contact the Indonesia office directly.

Deakin University Indonesia office


Email Deakin's Indonesia office

Intiland Tower, 15th Floor
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman 32
Jakarta 10220