The Chinese University of Hong Kong is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Economics.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: Early September – Early January
Semester II: Mid January – End of May


More programme information here


A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required (when applying at UU), but for USE students is agreed on a minimum average of 6,5 at UU.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Economics, Business Administration and Finance

Courses available (example):

Game Theory
Asia-Pacific Economies
Business Environment of China
Money and Banking
Financial Economics
International Trade
Monetary Economics
Industrial Organization
Development Economies

Courses offered in 2019-20 can be used as a reference to what will be offered in 2020-21 and are available here

Language requirements

No language requirement is needed for students who study an English taught BA.

Language of instruction: English (possibility; Cantonese & Putonghua)

Housing assistance

More information here

Estimated living costs per month

More information: here


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4 per semester or 2 full year places per year

Health insurance

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Orientation activities are organized to help students adapt to the new environment at CUHK. It covers information on the curriculum, study life, Chinese culture, Hong Kong society and support services available. In addition, it will be a great opportunity for students to get acquainted with each other.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Contact details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands