The programme was initiated to strengthen educational links and collaborations between UK and Indonesians HEIs to build strategic relationships in Higher Education.

This programme aims to facilitate engagement along with promoting and assisting academics in Indonesia and UK to undertake a short-term visit to work together developing research partnership programmes in the areas of Science & Technology, Environmental & Climate Change, Security, Health & Medicine and Education.

There are no specifics about what the nature of each project needs to be, but if the project is clearly outlined with objectives to further facilitate cooperation between a UK and an Indonesian institution, the British Council is happy to receive the application.

Eligibility: The project must be a joint submission by the UK and Indonesian teams, through their institutions and endorsed by the respective heads of institutions. Applicants should provide a strong rationale to support how the proposed research initiative will have substantial impact in the area of research in Indonesia and/or UK.

Funding: The value of project awards will not be greater that £5,000 per project proposal for up to 6 project proposal approved. The funding will be allocated equally between the UK and Indonesian HEIs which each partnership institution will receive £2,500. The planned duration for activities under this funding may not exceed 12 months (from April 2012 - March 2013).

Closing date: 24th February 2012

The application should be submitted online to andrias.soesilo at