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American Corner (Amcor) is cooperation in education between the Indonesian government and the US embassy. American Corner Untan or commonly abbreviated as Amcor Untan was inaugurated on 16th of February, 2012 by American Ambassador to Indonesia, Scot Marciel. Amcor Untan, located on the 2nd floor of Untan Main Library, is designed not only for Untan students but also for the public in West Kalimantan. Amcor Untan provides a wide range of activities in relation to improvement of English proficiency and introduction of American culture, such as International Communication (IC), Speaking Club (SC) and Movie Screening (MS), Meet The Expert (MTE), Ask An American Hour, Seminar and Presentation, Teacher Support Meeting (TSM), Camp America (CA) and Amcor EXPO. The programs are aimed to support friendship and understanding between two countries, Indonesia and the United States.
BCLC or British Culture and Learning Centre of Universitas Tanjungpura is a supporting unit that manages human resource development program at Universitas Tanjungpura. So far, BCLC Untan has produced significant results on helping the graduates and its human resources to get scholarships for Master and PhD studies overseas (UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Nederland, and America), supporting international conferences for the students and lecturers and also providing cultural and Self Access Learning for the students, lecturers, staff of Universitas Tanjungpura and the general public of West Kalimantan. There are training of English, test conducts and also test preparations at BCLC that you can join in. The learning environment is great as you get highly developed resources, great ICT facilities, comfortable study rooms and many experts as tutors for you.
Kedai Perancis (French tavern) UNTAN was inaugurated on 10 February 2014 by Monsieur Betrand de Hartingh, the director of the Institute of Francais Indonesia (IFI) French embassy in Indonesia. Why is it called “Kedai Perancis” (French tavern)? The term is given by the Director of IFI to distinguish other French centres in other universities in Indonesia which use the terms “warung Perancis or lesehan Perancis” (French shop). Kedai perancis has the vision to be the best of French Language Center, particularly in West Kalimantan and generally in Indonesia. The mission of Kedai Perancis is to implement the training of French language for both beginner and advanced learners, introduce French culture and disseminate it to Indonesian people in order to strengthen the cultural relations between two countries and conduct seminars and discussions related to various recent issues of France. As Kedai Perancis is a French language training centre and a cultural centre of France, Kedai Perancis will be beneficial for those who want to study in France or those just want to know about France.
Mandarin Language Center of Universitas Tanjungpura (PBM Untan) is a collaboration project between University Tanjungpura Indonesia and Guangxi University for Nationalities of China. On July 28, 2010, Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters China and the Universitas Tanjungpura have signed a MoU of the establishment of Mandarin Language Center at Universitas Tanjungpura. The opening and inauguration ceremony was held on 26 November 2011 at the University Auditorium. PBM Untan is the sixth Mandarin language Center, the youngest in Indonesia. PBM UNTAN implement international seminar, teacher training Mandarin, training Mandarin to public, summer/winter camp, educational visit to China, Mandarin speech contest, writing competition, calligraphy, provides scholarships to study in China, deliver Mandarin proficiency test (HSK, YCT, and BCT) and carry out Chinese cultural events, as well as teaching Taichi and Chinese Knots (Zhongguo Jie). On December 18, 2015, the Confucius Classroom at Christian High School of Immanuel Pontianak was established, where Confucius Classroom is directly under the auspices of the PBM Untan.
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-Academic) Centre of Universitas Tanjungpura (PTE Untan) is a centre for delivering an internationalized standardized test for English proficiency. PTE Untan is the only centre to deliver PTE-Academic owned by a higher education institution in Indonesia. This centre was publicly opened by the Director General of Human Resources and Technology of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education in May 2016. To this date, the main course of activities of this centre is to deliver PTE-Academic. In the near future, this centre is planned to provide a preparation course to the PTE-Academic aimed for lecturers who wish to pursue their doctoral degree. The preparation course is under a mutual cooperation between Untan and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education. Besides, the centre also plans to provide a service for any lecturer wishing to publish their writing in an international academic journal by assisting a proofreading service.