The Chinese University of Hong Kong is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of September – December (before Christmas) (orientation: the week before semester begins)
Semester II: 1st or 2nd week of January – end of April (orientation: the week or a few days before semester begins)


Minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (although applications with a slightly lower GPA will also be considered)

Courses at Master’s level

Not allowed

Language of instruction

Courses are conducted in English, Cantonese or Putonghua. For language of instruction for a specific course, please refer to the “Course information” website listed above.

Housing assistance

You can apply for accommodation during your application to CUHK as an exchange student.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

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

Number of places available

2 places per year


More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.