International Pharmacy Summer School 2017 (IPSS 2017) is the fourth pharmacy summer school in Indonesia and an annual event organized by Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It will be held on July 31st – August 12th 2017 at the Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. It is a unique summer school program combining the academic and student activities. It aims to make participants able to interact and work together with related professionals, get more information about “Exploring Herb-Based Cosmetic Product with IPE Learning method” and many interesting travel experiences as well as memorable Indonesian cultural learning.
IPSS 2017 has so much exciting activities, including academic and non-academic. The academic activities involve “Cosmetics Products of Pharmacy‟s Innovation which are based on Herbs with Dermatology Interprofessional Education”. Participants will get lectures by experts and professionals. They also have other academic activities, such as tutorials, laboratory activities, Community Health Center visit, social works, and Herbal Company (B2P2TOOT) visit.
The non-academic activities involve visiting many cultural places in Yogyakarta, such as the Sultan Palace, Taman Sari Water Castle, Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, Ramayana Ballet performances, and more. Participants will stay in the University Residence of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. By this way, they will be able to recognize Indonesian people and their cultures.