The United States-Indonesia Society works to strengthen the bilateral relationship and expand mutual understanding. We do so through programs designed to address the different aspects and opportunities of the relationship.

Open Forum Series

On-the-record discussion programs in Jakarta and Washington DC on the full range of issues of interest in U.S-Indonesian relations, including The U.S-Indonesia Strategic  Partnership, Indonesia and U.S. Elections, U.S and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy, Economy, Trade and Business, and other issues of interest for  US-Indonesia relations.

Special Events

Half day or full day programs that examine major trends in the United States and in Indonesia, and examine the individuals and groups key to political and economic developments.

Executive Breakfast Discussion Series

Round Table Breakfast Discussions feature distinguished experts, academics, and policy makers, with the aim of providing timely and accurate information in the areas facing both nations, as well as to allow the public to directly interact with the speakers.


USINDO’s Annual Gala Dinner features a distinguished speaker on U.S-Indonesia issues. Speakers have included the Indonesian President, Vice President, and key ministers.

U.S. – Indonesia Joint Council On Higher Education Partnership

USINDO founded the Joint Council in 2010 to enhance key long-term areas of the educational relationship by engaging the energies of the non-government sector and universities, complementing official programs.

Meetings and Briefings

USINDO conducts meetings and briefings for Americans and Indonesians who are interested in deepening understanding in both countries related topics.

Grants and Fellowships

USINDO offers various grants and fellowships to American and Indonesian students, academics, professionals interested in U.S.-Indonesian relations.