Teaching English in Malang

Teaching English in Malang and discover the “Paris of East Java”. Malang is well known for its beauty and is famed for being the most attractive and pleasant provincial towns in the East Java region. The city is situated in a mountainous area only two hours from Surabaya. Malang started out as a small provincial town but soon grew with the arrival of the Dutch during their Colonial Governmental rule over most of Indonesia. During the Dutch colonial period, it was a popular destination for European residents. People in East Java sometimes and it was at this time when the city earned the nickname “the Paris of East Java.” When you are teaching English in Malang, you will be able to enjoy a mesmerising city with well-planned parks, a huge central market, big villas, abundant trees and old Dutch architecture.

Malang has the casual air of a country town and is well located for visits to Bali and the south coast of Java. The surrounding countryside is dotted with well-preserved temples and the splendour of the Semeru Bromo Tengger National Park. Malang is also known as an educational centre, as many good universities and schools are located here.  Many parents around Indonesia send their children to be educated in Malang

City Statistics

  • Population:  1.5 million
  • Transportation: Local transportation is cheaply and readily available. Taxis, motor taxis, minibuses, Ojeks (pedicabs)
  • Language: Bahasa Indonesia, Javanese and English
  • Climate: Tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons
  • EF Jakarta Flagship school opened in 1999

What Makes Malang Unique

  • Visit Museums: Malang has a few amazing museums, but none come close to the Museum Angkut. This museum has something for everyone, with a collection of over 300 vehicles from across the globe, this is Southeast Asia’s largest museum.
  • Trekking and Hiking: Malang is located in the middle of several mountains which makes the weather a lot cooler than most Indonesian cities and perfect for trekking and hiking. While you are teaching in Malang, you will be able to escape the city and visit the famous Semeru national park, and take a trip up a live volcano and wander through meadows filled with fresh flowers.
  • Hidden Waterfalls: Malang has more than a handful of jaw-dropping waterfalls just a few hours outside the city. These natural beauties are perfect for those moments that you want to last for ever, and will create memories that will last a lifetime.
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