Program Overview

It is acknowledged that people-to-people connection is the foundation of sustainable collaboration and development. As well as enhancing youth mobility is believed would bring great benefit for mutual understanding and future collaboration among countries. In other hand, COVID-19 Pandemic makes physical mobility becomes impossible. Therefore, 9 East Java Universities are introducing East Java Exploration (EJx) through online platform.

This short program is designed as a general course with multidisciplinary approach for participants to explore East Java in various aspects. Through online series of lecture, discussion, case study, observation, and direct interaction with people from different background, participants would gain better understanding about East Java and its potential and challenges.

Each topic is designed in a online form in which participants will learn through online explanatioan and cases. It is expected that the program will enhance knowledge, insight, and cross-cultural understanding. There is no doubt that participants will gain memorable experiences through fun learning method.

Program Details

  1. Credit Earning Program: Participants who apply to the credit earning program will get a transcript and a certificate of completion. Credit earning program participants are required to complete a final paper and group presentation.
  2. Non-Credit Program: Participants who do not apply for the credit program will just receive a certificate of completion based on the minimum entry requirements of the program. Non credit earning program participants are required to complete a final group presentation.

Program Schedule

Registration Deadline: 22 May, 2021

Selection: May – June, 2021

Result Announcement: June, 2021

EJx 2021: 21 June – 9 July, 2021

  1. Smart City
  2. Creativity of Indonesian Students in Welcoming the New Normal Era
  3. Surabaya Youth Identity: “Bonek Culture”
  4. Malangan Javanese and Walikan Language
  5. Salt Innovation
  6. Culture and Tradition in Eid Fitri
  7. East Java Creative Industries: Learn from Surabaya & Banyuwangi
  8. Start-up Ecosystem in Kota Malang
  9. Institutional Arrangement of Tobacco for Community Welfare and Tobacco for Health

  1. Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
  2. Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR)
  3. Universitas Negeri Surabaya (UNESA)
  4. Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Ampel Surabaya (UINSA)
  5. Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jawa Timur (UPNVJT)
  6. Universitas Brawijaya (UB)
  7. Universitas Negeri Malang (UM)
  8. Universitas Negeri Jember (UNEJ)
  9. Universitas Trunojoyo Madura (UTM)





  • Open for Public;
  • Being recommended by the International Office of Home University or Home Institution (template is provided).

Required Documents (Students)

  • CV (in English);
  • Motivation Letter (in English; 200 words);
  • Able to speak in English;
  • Academic Transcript (all semesters for students);
  • Recommendation Letter (Download template here);
  • Scan of Passport or Student Card.

Required Documents (Non-Students)

  • Motivation Letter (in English);
  • Scan of Passport or Identity Card.

EJX 2021

EJX Website

Contact Person

oia@um.ac.id (EJx Committee)
int_off@its.ac.id (Ms. Yani)