Lecture in the United States (US) became an attractive choice for many Indonesian students. This makes the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) back in cooperation with Education USA held an educational exhibition and a US scholarship.
A total of 15 universities from the United States (US) attended the Exhibition of Education Exhibition of U.S. Education USA at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM). This activity is the second time held as a form of partnership between UMM and the United States (US).
General consul of the US in Surabaya, Heather variava explain, this activity basically to strengthen the partnership between Indonesia and the United States, especially with UMM that have been working for 15 years. "and there is no better way in this case than through education," said Heather when opening of US post-graduate education exhibition in UMM, Thursday (14/9).
According to Heather, this exhibition education very good to provide opportunities for students and professionals to know more about graduate program in the US. they can find out how curriculum, the system of teaching and scholarships that can be obtained to learn there. Also many scholarship programs offered from collaboration between US government and UMM university.
Heather said, there are currently 9 thousands of students Indonesia learning in the US. Around 35 percent of them more interested in science, technology, engineering and math (stem). He hope this amount will increase from Indonesia.
I the same time, vice Chancellor I Umm syamsul Arifin also expect of similar related number of students and professionals Indonesia learn to US. He is very encourage, more Indonesian people, especially academics and alumni of UMM can study of science in the US. In addition, he added, campus has a vision to reproducing the lecturer who study abroad as a way to bring UMM so internationally recognized.