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World Education Fair Indonesia

World Education Fair Indonesia - Event Details

The 2020 edition of the World Education Fair Indonesia takes you to Palembang, Bandung, Tangerang, Balikpapan, Manado. This event guarantees a grand audience of over 10,000 visitors and more than 150 exhibiting international schools and universities. This is the international student recruitment event of the year in Indonesia. 


+ World Education Fair Indonesia - Event Description

This education exhibition provides international education institutions with a platform to showcase their portfolio to a well targeted internationally oriented audience. This event is a one-stop destination for all students (and parents, decision makers) and includes booth exhibitions, seminars, workshops, one on one information sessions, school visits and much much more. The World Education Fair Indonesia is the must attend event of the year for anyone who is serious about studying abroad.

Event Set up
This tour is attended by over 100 universities, vocational training, colleges, polytechnics, and academic institutions. Educational institutions will be divided into three vocational-focused pavilions: Art & Entertainment, Business & Finance, and Sciences.

The event will also feature companies as well as career keynote speakers who can inspire young students regarding their future career options. This exhibition will feature over 50 seminars, career talks, training workshops and trial tutorial classes.

Supported by Ministry of Education
The World Education Fair is supported by the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture (Mendiknas) along with a great number of embassies (Australia, Singapore etc), overseas governmental educational bodies, sponsors and partners.

Reasons to recruit in Indonesia
- increasing GDP (5% anually for the past decade according to the Worldbank). Indonesia is the 16th largest economy in the world.
- rising demand for university education (7% increase anually since 2015)
- increasing competition for admission to local universities drives study abroad market 

First time exhibitor in Indonesia? Download our Indonesian Education Fair Toolkit

+ World Education Fair Indonesia - Event Program


Palembang - 20 February 2020 
Traditional education Fair set up with exhibitor booths, presentations and break away sessions.

Bandung - 22 February 2020 
Traditional education Fair set up with exhibitor booths, presentations and break away sessions.

Tangeran - 23 February 2020 
Education fair set up with exhibitor booths. Exhibitors can meet directly with (international, domestic  and expat) students, young professionals and graduates.

Balikpapan - 25 February 2020 
Traditional education Fair set up with exhibitor booths, presentations and break away sessions.

Manado - 27 February 2020 
Traditional education Fair set up with exhibitor booths, presentations and break away sessions.


+ World Education Fair Indonesia - Visitor Info

Previous editions of the World Education Fair in Indonesia had the following visitor break down:

Number of visiting students: 12,572

School Level
Final year of high school: 31%
Year 11: 24%
University: 18%
Working/Professional: 12%
Other: 15%

Country interest
Singapore: 14%
USA: 12%
China: 10%
Australia: 9%
Malaysia: 8%
UK: 7%
EU: 6%
Korea: 6%
Japan: 3%

+ World Education Fair Indonesia - Participants

The World Education Fair Series Indonesia is attended annually by over 100 international universities from Asia, Australia, Europe and the USA. Particpants of the 2019 event included:

From Asia
Korea: Myongji University, Uiduk University
Singapore: National University of Singapore, Singapore Institute of Management, Yale-NUS College
China: Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai Normal University, Peking University
Japan: Ritsumeikan APU University
Malaysia: Heriot-Watt University, Penang Medical College
Philipines: University of Asia and the Pacific
Japan: Yamanashi Gakuin University
Taiwan: Study in Taiwan
Hongkong: The Chinese University of Hongkong, Hongkong Design Institute

From Australia
Victoria University
Kaplan Business School
Charles Darwin University

From Europe
Netherlands: Nuffic, Leiden University
Swiss: HTMI Hotel and Tourism Management Institute, Ecole de Lausane
Sweden: Jonkoping University
France: La Rochelle University, Campus France
Spain: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Italy: Sapienza University of Rome

From the UK
Leeds Beckett University
Myddleton College

From the USA and Canada
UC Berkely
Columbia University
Purdue University
New York Film Academy
University of British Columbia
Corban University
Aviation Institute of Maintanance
New York Film Academy

and many other schools, universities, and colleges

+ World Education Fair Indonesia - Exhibitor Info

Latest Indonesian higher education study abroad data (UNESCO)
In 2018 a total number of 45,206 students from Indonesia were studying abroad (for or as part of a degree in higher education) according to UNESCO Institute for Statistics. The most popular destinations are:

Australia - 11,040
USA - 9,304
Malaysia - 5,823
UK - 3,164
Japan - 2,854
Egypt - 2,183
Saudi Arabia - 1,806
Korea - 948
Canada - 852
France - 775
Turkey - 707
New Zealand - 705
Hong Kong - 394
Thailand - 274

The Indonesian Education System
At the end of secondary technical/vocational education, pupils are awarded the Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan . Pupils also sit a state exami nation for this type of education, upon completion of which the Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional certificate is awarded.

Admission to Higher Education
The Senior Secondary School Certificate ( Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas, SMA ) and the state examination ( Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional ) are both required for admission to higher education. State universities require students to pass an entrance examination ( Seleksi Nasional Masuk Perguruan Tinggi Negeri ), which tests mathematics, English, Indonesian and the subjects relevant t o the student’s chosen specialis ation. Success ful candidates may be admitted to the state universities, depending on the number of available places.

University Education
Higher education is provided at five different types of institutions: universities ( universitas ), academies ( akademi ), colleges (sekolah tinggi ), polytechnics ( politeknik ) and institutes ( institut ). Universities and institutes provide both ac ademic and higher professional education, whereas academies, colleges and polytechnics only provide the latter. Graduates from university programmes receive a degree, whereas graduates of higher professional education programmes are awarded a diploma.

Indonesia Education Market information
For detailed information about the Indonesian Study Abroad Market, download the Indonesian Education Fair Toolkit. In this toolkit you will find information about:

- Indonesian education system
- Number of students abroad, areas of interest, destination countries etc.
- Your competitors in Indonesia
- How to reach Indonesian students (popular websites, online behaviour, marketing opportunities)
- Online marketing trends in Indonesia (focussing on hoger education)
- Scholarships for Indonesian students

You will find the Indonesian Education Fair Toolkit to be a useful source of information when you are looking to recruit students from Indonesia.

World Education Fair Indonesia - Registration

If you would like a price quote for this event or if you would like detailed information, please fill out the registration form below. Submitting this form is obligation free!

Contact info

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Booth and exhibitor options

Palembang - 700 USD
Bandung or Tangeran - 800 USD
Manado or Balikpapan - 700 USD
All cities - 3500 USD

Booth information 
All exhibitors who participate are entitled to the following:

- 1 booth (2M X 2M)
- 1 table and chairs (interview style)
- backdrop (printed by the organizers for the exhibitor
- lighting

Optional extra's

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University presentation/seminar - 300.00 USD
Translation service (per day) - 100.00 USD
Visa service
Hotel accommodation (please enquire for special rates)
High school visit (for 2 schools) - 500.00 USD


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