The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a universitywide partner in Hong Kong, China.
General information for exchange students
CUHK for International Students (YouTube)
Semester I: 1st week of September – 4th week of December
Orientation generally commences the last week of August for Semester I and the 1st week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place the 3rd and 4th week of December for Semester I and the 3rd week of May for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
Minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, although applications with a slightly lower GPA will also be accepted if accompanied by 2 recommendation letters of teachers.
English Language Requirement
Language Proficiency Form provided by a teacher or professor.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
All except for the courses on the following page.
|Courses at Master’s level|
Most master courses are open to exchange students, with some exceptions. Check the availability in the course catalogue.
|Language of instruction|
Courses are conducted in English, Cantonese or Putonghua/Mandarin. For language of instruction for a specific course, please refer to the “Course information” website listed above.
Undergraduate exchange students are guaranteed in on-campus housing and are assigned to double or triple-occupancy rooms.
On-campus housing is assigned automatically; application is not required.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Estimated living costs for an undergraduate student are around 11850 HKD per month (1487 EUR). (Estimate from 2022).
You can find a more detailed breakdown of the living costs here.
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
Total: 6 places per year
3 places in semester 1
Selection was not necessary in the past few years.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.