[BINUS UNIVERSITY] Thematic Camp 2021- GLOBAL DESIGN THINKING: Culture, Society & Law in Digital Era

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Thematic Camp 2021

GLOBAL DESIGN THINKING: Culture, Society & Law in Digital Era

Thematic Camp 2021 is a month-intensive summer-course program offered by BINUS UNIVERSITY. After the tremendous success of our past editions, Thematic Camp 2019, the 3rd edition is just around the corner this summer 2021.

About Us

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English speaking learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in BINUS UNIVERSITY, Indonesia. As part of our Scholars course, the student who enrolls in this program will receive credits. Students will also engage with professionals to solve problems in science and technology disciplines, as well as obtaining skills in research and writing techniques. The professionals will provide real-world problems they are working to solve and students will work in groups to develop solutions. In this program, students will:

  • Connect with professionals in research-focused institutions.
  • Develop skills in problem analysis, literature research, teamwork, communication, and presentation.
  • Develop research-based writing skills including vocabulary, source evaluation, documentation, and cohesiveness.
  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams, using research methodologies to address issues and solve problems in areas such as politics, literature, law, economic, engineering, statistics, computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics and more.

Program Dates

Summer: 12 July - 6 August 2021

Program Requirements

To apply for this program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A university student
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Supporting letter from your university
  • From any discipline of faculty/schools


The student’s attendance is recorded from BINUS’ Learning Management System. The attendance will be used as individual identification. To obtain the certificate and credits, the student must comply with the following attendance:

  • Lessons (theoretical classes, seminars, workshops, etc.): 635 minutes in total
  • Self-learning: 95 minutes
  • Coaching: 450 minutes
  • Final presentation & farewell: 90 minutes


Craft #1 (C1): General understanding of Problem Solution

  • Presentation of lecturers & coach
  • Students are able to gain an empathetic understanding of current problems faced by the society 
  • Students are able to define the problem as a problem statement based on their observation
  • Students are able to analyze the provided case studies with a multidisciplinary perspective
  • Students are able to design and plan the best solution to the identified problem by integrating digital technology

Craft #2 (C2): Design Sprint

  • Introduction to Design Thinking

Craft #3 (C3): Prototyping

  • Discussion of the competitive events, rules, and prizes (T)
  • Consolidate concepts learned over all crafts and test the application platform under a specific scenario


Program application includes a welcome kit and access to all the crafts and other events, such as trips, envisaged by the organization.


This program is free of charge


How to apply?

If you are interested in applying, please email to (oia_exchange@mail.nknu.edu.tw) to submit the following documents before 2021.6.15. OIA will provide the recommendation letter, and will apply for you.

  1. Student information: Name, phone number, student ID number, department, grade Level
  2. Motivation statement (PDF) * (you can upload max 10 MB)
  3. CV - Curriculum Vitae (PDF) *(you can upload max 10 MB)
  4. Photo of Valid Student Card


More Details, please visit the website: https://sis.binus.ac.id/itc