The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong is an exchange destination for bachelor students of the SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

Student experiences

Student experiences Hong Kong


General website
General information for exchange students
Fall 2021 Exchange experience (video)

Academic calendar

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

Academic calendar (scroll down to 'programme dates')

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 2022-23 can be used as a reference to what will be offered in 2023-24 and are available here. Go to Public Access under "Teaching Timetable" or look at planned course offering.

Exchange students are required to maintain a full load of courses in order to meet immigration policies. The minimum course load at CUHK per semester is 9 units (three 3-unit courses) and the maximum course load is 18 units (six 3-unit courses).  Exchange students normally take between four and five courses per academic term.  If your students are required to meet the course load requirements of home institution, please remind them accordingly.

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

Scroll to 'Financial preparation'


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


Orientation, scroll to orientation

Number of places available

4 per semester or 2 full year places per year

Health insurance

More information: here


More information: here 


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.

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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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