Monday, 21 January 2019

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The Symposium will be held in Cihampelas, Aston Tropicana Hotel Bandung. The participants may use one of the few options written below to reach the venue:

  1. Train : You may reach Bandung by train from Jakarta, Jogja, or Surabaya. Please visit this train schedule page:
  2. Bus : Bandung is reachable by bus from most cities of Java Island, Sumatra Island, and Bali Island.
  3. Air plane : There are 2 airports close to Bandung: Bandung Husein Sastranegara International Airport and Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Jakarta)
    1. Bandung Husein Sastranegara International Airport
      This airport serves some direct air flight from big cities in Indonesia such as Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Denpasar, Banjarmasin and much more. There is no flight from Soekarno Hatta International Airport to this airport. International direct flights are also available from Singapore and Kualalumpur.
    2. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
      This is the largest international airport in Indonesia. All local flights and all international flights to Indonesia are available in here. From here, in order to reach the venue, you can choose few available options:
      • Travel; There are 2 travel agencies who provide shuttle bus from Soekarno-Hatta Airport to Cihampelas, Bandung:
        • Xtrans
          Destination: JI.Cihampelas-Hotel De'Batara
          Departure: Every hour from 07.45 – 23.45 WIB
          Travel time: ± 3-4 hours
          Loading zone: Terminal 1A, 1B and 1C (Departure Area), Terminal 2F (Shelter Bus) and Terminal 3
          Ticket fee: IDR 140.000,00 (public) and IDR 130.000,00 (Special)
          Call Center: (+62) 021-315 0555 (Jakarta), (+62)022-8206 2555 Cihampelas (Bumi Xtrans)
        • Cititrans - Citiflyer Airport Shuttle
          Destination: Dipati Ukur (Premium Class) , Trans-Studio Mall (Executive Class)
          Departure: Every 2 hours from 08.15 – 23.15 WIB
          Travel time: ± 3-4 hours
          Loading zone: Terminal 1B and 1C (Departure Area), Terminal 2F (Shelter Bus) and Terminal 3
          Ticket fee: IDR 180.000,00 (premium class) and IDR 120.000,00 (Executive Class)
          Call Center: (+62) 0804-1111000
      • Airport Shuttle Service; Only one shuttle service has a destination to Bandung, e.g. Primajasa Bus
        Loading zones: Terminal 1, 2, and Terminal 3.
        Destination: Bandung
        Ticket Fee: IDR 115.000,-

Visa Information

The following information is for general reference only and it is the responsibility of each participant to ascertain and fulfill their own visa requirements based on their individual circumstances and consult the nearest Indonesian diplomatic or consular mission in their place of residence prior to entering Indonesia as necessary. The following information is believed to be correct and up-to-date as at the time of publishing but the symposium organizers accept no responsibility with regard thereto.

General Requirements

Passports must generally be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival and travellers should posses a valid return or onward ticket.

Visa Free

Visitors holding a passport of one of the following countries are generally eligible to enter and remain in Indonesia without a visa for 30 days.

  1. Brunei Darussalam
  2. Chile
  3. Hong Kong SAR (Special Administration Region)
  4. Macao SAR
  5. Malaysia
  6. Maroco
  7. Peru
  8. Phillipines
  9. Singapore
  10. Thailand
  11. Vietnam
  12. Equador
Visa on Arrival to Indonesia

In accordance with the Regulation of Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia No. M. HH-01.GR-01.06 year dated 12 January 2010, citizens from 62 countries and 1 region are eligible for applying a Visa on Arrival (VOA).This visa can be obtained directly when you arrive at certain airports and seaports in Indonesia, regardless of the purpose of your visit (Business, Tourist, Social-Cultural).The general requirements for visa on arrival are:The applicant�s passport must be valid for at least 6 (six) months from the date of entry.Round-trip airplane ticket.Fees:

  1. Up to 7 (seven) days: US$ 10.
  2. Up to 30 (thirty) days: US$ 25.


Bandung in brief

Bandung is the capital city of West Java Indonesia, and the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. Bandung was nicknamed Parijs van Java (Paris of Java) by the Dutch for its resemblance to Paris and European atmosphere back at the colonial times. Bandung also earned another nickname as Kota Kembang, literally meaning the Flower City since Bandung used to have a lot of flowers.

Located at the altitude of 768 m with the surroundings of lush and beautiful Parahyangan mountains makes the climate mild and pleasant. The city has been well known for the universities, apparel products and a great place for gastronomic adventure. Nowadays, Bandung has become a very popular weekend escape for Jakartans, who would crowd the city on weekends and national holidays. Some interesting places to visit in Bandung are Tangkuban Perahu Mountain, Lembang, Kawah Putih, Cihampelas Shopping Center, and much more. Apart for being one of famous tourism destination, Bandung is also known for having one of the most prestigious academic institution in Indonesia, which named Bandung Institute of Technology.More information about Bandung, Indonesia can be found at:


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