Program Outline

Program Outline of The 9th UGM DREaM 2017

  • Public Lecture

Lecturing has become one of main features in UGM DREaM International Students Summer Program. Through public lecture, participants will be given further understanding in a specified concentration of resilient development in the society. The topic will be delivered directly from the experts, professionals, high-calibre scholars, and practitioners who dedicate their life to this field.

  • Internship

Internship will provide participants with contextual understanding to comprehend resilient development approach in the society directly from various organizations and communities. In this programs, participants will also learn the best practices and lesson learned from the outstanding individual local practitioners and NGOs who are dealing with the related issue in their daily basis. There are three main clusters available for participants to choose:

  1. Government’s Role in Disaster Risk Management

          (BPBD/Disaster Management Agency Yogyakarta Province)

  1. Trans-disciplinary cooperation for Disaster Risk Management

          (BMKG/Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency in Yogyakarta Province)

  1. Community Empowerment for Disaster Risk Management

          (TNGM/Mount Merapi National Park)

  • Workshop

Workshop action plan is created for international students to enrich their understanding of resilient development approach in the society  before the community service program. The workshop provides participants with a better grasp about the value of Community Service program in the university, based on the explanations from Directorate of Community Service, former community service teams, and international students will be guided with comprehensive understanding to be able to formulate their best plan in the field.

  • Fieldworks

Fieldworks play a significant role in bridging socio-cultural gap and building amity among international students. International students will enjoy the lively atmosphere of Yogyakarta through amusing excursions to a variety of tourism sites. Legendary temples from the ancient Javanese era, enchanting royal palace, museums and commercial districts are all already in our agenda.

  • Cultural Events and Ceremonials

Cultural events and ceremonials will involve international students to enjoy the lively cultural events of Yogyakarta, such as gamelan the traditional music of Java, traditional dance and many more.

  • Community Service

This program invites all participants to a rural area of Yogyakarta to bring the concept of resilient development approach in the society directly to the communities there. Participants will spend four days and three nights in the village, and split into groups accordingly. They will have the chances to experience and participate in various activities ranging from exploring the village’s nature beauty to assisting children and youths in the classroom. While in the evening they will have a chance to introduce, as well as perform their culture to the other participants and the communities live in the village.


General rundown can be download here.