The Dean of FISIP UI, Dr. Arie Setiabudi Soesilo M.Sc, undertook the visit to several universities in United States, such as Georgetown University, John Hopkins University, and School of Public, USC. This visit was carried out in order to initiate academic partnership between FISIP UI and assorted universities in United states.
All along his visit in United States, Dean of FISIP UI, gathered with a few of people, such as Prof. Joel Helman (Dean, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University); Dr. Sudhir Shetty (Regional Chief Economist, East Asia & Pacific, World Bank);Dr. Vikram Nehru (past Chair of Southeast Asian Program, Carnegie Endowment Institute & Senior Professor School of Advanced International Affairs, John Hopkins University, Washington DC); Prof. Hugh Sullivan ( Director, Advancement Asia, School of Advanced International Studies John Hopkins Univ); Assoc. Dean Carol Rush (School of Public Policy, USC); Joyce Mann (Director of International Education Programs School of Public Policy, USC); Joanna Yu (Academic Director International Public Policy & Management Program School of Public Policy, USC). Pertemuan berikutnya dengan Prof. Richard Drobnick (Director International Business Education MBA Program and Ass. Dean for International Outreach, Schoolof Business, USC).