The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong is an exchange destination for students in the Global Sustainability Science Master's programme.

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General information
Course information

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)

Areas of study open to exchange students

Geography and Resource Management 
Urban Studies 
Earth System Science Programme

This programme is only available for students in the Global Sustainability Science programme.

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.

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Estimated living costs per month

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

Number of places available

2 places per year



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