Two students of UIN Antasari Banjarmasin, Miftah Al-Farhan from English Department, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher Training, and Jerina Fujiantie, from Communication and Islamic Brodcasting Department of the Faculty of Da’wa and Communication Sciences, JENESYS 2018 Inbound Program organized by JICE (Japan International Counseling Center) in Japan , 11-18 December 2018 with 7 other UIN Students from all around Indonesia.
Jenesys is held to increase students’ understanding of Japan which is promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for countries in Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe and the United States. One of them is Indonesia. It is expected that with this program, students can build and work together in the future. In addition, the most important thing in this program is how participants can provide information to public and friends in their respective countries.
The participants are invited by educational institutions to discuss as fellow students. Moreover, the Government and Culture Institute also wants to know the history and life of Japanese people, and visit Indonesian Hall and the Tokyo Indonesian Mosque to discuss Islamic life in the eyes of Japan. The participants live with host families who are native to Japan.
After the program in Japan ends, participants are asked to make action plans or projects that have been obtained in Japan. It is expected that by joining this program, the participants can become movers in their respective countries in order to be more advanced.