Outbound Credited Program

SMS ACUCA stands for Student Mobility Scheme from Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia. It is an exchange program where the students from Sanata Dharma are given an opportunity to study in a university which is a member of ACUCA. The university can be in Indonesia or abroad. The courses are taught in English in either regular semesters or summer sessions and it is possible to get subsidy from the ACUCA. Please refer to SMS ACUCA’s website for Universities list here.


SMS ACUCA 2020 was participated by 1 student from English Letters. He was sent to Handong Global University, South Korea.

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  • Active students of SDU semester 3-8

  • Minimum GPA 3.00

  • Have a passport

  • Meet the requirements of the university destination like TOEFL and healthy certificate from the hospital

  • In excellent health

  • Willing to pay the costs (flight tickets, health insurance, living costs, dorm fee, and visa fee)

  • Have paid all study costs in SDU

  • Financial Guarantee Statement with 10,000 postage

  • Parents’ Permission Letter

  • Recommendation Letter by Academic Advisor

  • Passport

  • TOEFL Certificate

  • Medical certificate from a certified health institution

  • Academic Transcript

  • Tuition Payment list (taken from SIA)

  • Other documents required by the chosen university

  • The student chooses a target university.

  • The student informs the International Office (IO/BKHI) of SDU by coming to the office.

  • IO will send an email to the target university to nominate the students.

  • The student prepares documents needed for application.

  • IO sends the documents to the target university (hard copy) if needed.

  • The student waits for the announcement from the target university.

The following is an estimate of the costs to be paid by students:

No Item Expense
 1  Flight ticket (Southeast Asia)  Rp 10,000,000
 2  Flight ticket (East Asia)  Rp 13,000,000
 3  Visa (East Asia)  Rp 1,000,000
 4  Insurance  Rp 1,500,000
 5  Dormitory  Rp 15,000,000
 6  Living expenses (Southeast Asia)  Rp 20,000,000
 7  Living expenses (East Asia)  Rp 25,000,000
 TOTAL (Southeast Asia)  Rp 46,500,000
 TOTAL (East Asia)  Rp 55,500,000

Note: SDU provides subsidy.