The Darmasiswa Program is a scholarship program funded by the government of Indonesia and open to all foreign students from countries with which Indonesia has friendly relations to study Indonesian languages, arts, music and crafts. Participants can choose to study at any of the state universities and colleges participating in the program.Some foreign students from Australia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Poland, and Nigeria study Indonesian Language and culture at Universitas Gajah Mada UGM in Jogyakarta.You can find many schools offering curriculum in foreign languages mostly are, of course, English, one of the most notable of which is Sekolah Pelita Harapan in Jakarta. Some foreign government sponsored schools can also be found in Jakarta, teaching either in English or in their foreign native language. For university education in English, one can consider studying at Swiss-German University (http://www.sgu.ac.id), Universitas Pelita Harapan (http://www.uph.edu), or President University (http://www.president.ac.id), all of which are located in Jakarta.
In Indonesia, salaries vary from US$70-150/month for the local people. The sales clerks that you see at luxurious shopping malls like Plaza Indonesia earns between US$110-140. This is very small even for the Indonesians. Some adults above 20 stay with their parents to save money. Nevertheless, the main reason they stay with parents is it is considered impolite to leave parents on their own.
Expats usually earn higher salaries. An English teacher could make between Rp 7,500,000-8,000,000 US$800-850 and that is considered high by the local standard.
Indonesia has some of the best scuba diving in the world, and this is a major draw for tourists with places like Bunaken in Northern Sulawesi, Wakatobi in South East Sulawesi and Raja Ampat in Papua known worldwide. While diving off Bali can be a little mediocre, Nusa Penida and the Gili Islands offer excellent recreational diving, as well as being important teaching centres.