The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Universitywide / Faculty


This means this exchange destination is available to all students of Utrecht University

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General information

General course information

Course information

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CUHK for International Students (YouTube)

CUHK for Exchange Students (YouTube)

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

All except for the courses on the following page link.

Courses at Master’s level

Most master courses are open to exchange students, with some exceptions.

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.

Housing assistance

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.

More information.

Estimated living costs per month

Estimated Cost (HKD$)

Accommodation 6,200

Meals 26,000

Books and supplies 5,000

Local transportation 3,100

Visa application fee 580

Administration fee 1,050

Total 41,930
(around EUR 4,578)

More information

Number of places available

Total: 6 places per year

3 places in semester 1
3 places in semester 2


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



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