Living in Jakarta

Studying in Jakarta is an interesting opportunity for locals and foreigners. Jakarta can offer students almost everything they can dream of: from world-class education to an exciting lifestyle. Find out everything you need to know about being a student in Jakarta and make the most out of your stay in this wonderful metropolis.

Student clubs and communities are a great source of entertainment. Joining them is a great way to make friends with the same hobbies. So make sure to stay updated about these exciting events here.

Eating in Jakarta

You will never go hungry when you live in Jakarta. i3L Campus has its own cafeteria, featuring stalls that sell affordable meals. Outside of the campus, there are a range of options from high-class restaurants, shopping malls, family-owned restaurants, and you can also get your food from online delivery services like Go-FoodGrab Food and Shopee Food. If you are lucky enough to have a shared kitchen in your dorm or “kost”, make sure to take full advantage of it. Prepare light meals in the morning to save money later on. You can buy cheap fresh produce and spices at local traditional markets or supermarkets.

Student Entertaiment in Jakarta

Malls in Jakarta are basically one-stop shopping and entertainment centers. Malls are a fantastic place to have fun and hang out with your friends. You can find just about everything in malls, such as restaurants, cafes, multiplex cinemas, arcades, and gyms. Some unique malls have parksbowling alleysswimming pools, and even exciting attractions such as a Ferris wheel!

Jakarta also offers an exciting nightlife scene. Just remember that alcohol and smoking are prohibited in campus areas, dorms, and “kosts”. The legal drinking age in Indonesia is 21 years or older.

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Explore Indonesia

Take a long weekend, or use a portion of your holiday to see more of this fascinating country that i3L calls home. See what the Indonesian life is like in more laid-back, traditional settings.

Indonesia is a country rich in natural wonders and historical attractions. From the western part to the eastern part of Indonesia, you can find endless mountains, waterfalls, and beaches. Spend a few days in Malang and travel to the top of Mount Bromo by riding a Jeep. Stay in a comfy hotel around the area. Watch a beautiful sunrise in the morning. Those are some relaxing activities you can do during your holiday.

5 Best Places to Visit in Indonesia:

  1. Bandung
  2. Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
  3. Bali & Lombok
  4. Komodo National Park
  5. Yogyakarta


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i3L guest houses provide students with facilities and services to ensure their comfort in order to support their studies.


When looking for housing, one of the most important things to consider is location. Learn the different types of housing in Jakarta to ensure that you live in an area where you can feel secure, happy, and connected to your campus life. happy, and connected to your campus life.

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