Sunny Universality: Mulawarman University’s Tropical Studies Program in Summer


1 – 14 June 2024


20 June 2024

Confirmation of attendace

25 June 2024

Participant Arrival

13 July 2024

Mulawarman University in words

Unmul stands for “Universitas Mulawarman”, and it’s the largest university in East Kalimantan. With more than 37,000 students and staff members, it’s a truly amazing place.

The wonderful Universitas Mulawarman is an international-standard university that contributes to national development through education, research, and community service focused on natural resources, especially tropical rainforests and their environment.

Unmul is home to 13 different faculties, with over 80 programs to explore. You’ll find undergraduate, postgraduate, and vocational programs in a wide range of fascinating fields.

Get to Know about SUNTROPiS

SUNTROPiS is the name of this year’s annual Summer School Exchange held by Office of International Affairs Mulawarman University. SUNTROPiS is an abbreviation of Sunny Universality: Mulawarman University’s Tropical Studies Program in Summer, with the theme of Tropical Symphony: Understanding Borneo’s Unique Ecosystems and Cultures and Finding Its Sustainable Solutions. This International Summer School would be held on 15th – 27th July 2024 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan.

Participants Countries

From 2019 to 2023, our previous summer school welcomed participants from a diverse range of countries.

Check out our previous event!

Last year, we held the Borneo Youth Leadership Camp – International Summer School 2023. Click the button to get the lowdown on the event!


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can apply for SUNTROPiS?

SUNTROPiS is opened for Bachelor/Master/PhD students. For universities based in Indonesia, international students will be prioritized

  • What are the benefits of joining SUNTROPiS?

You will earn credits equivalent to 4 credits (Tropical Studies & East Borneo Cultural Study), gain a networks of students from across the countries, certificate of participation, and experiences of exploring Kalimantan!

  • Is there any program fees?

SUNTROPiS covers accomodation, three meals a day, local transportations and entrance tickets to sites during program. All you need to cover is round-trips flight tickets from your domicile to Samarinda

  • Any clues for places to visit of this summer school?

Of course! You can check SUNTROPiS places to visit on this link