The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a universitywide partner in Hong Kong, China.

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. 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

Normal study load per semester
in credits: 9 – 18 credits
in courses: 3 – 6 courses

Grading system: GPA system (maximum: 4.0)
Minimum pass is: Letter grade (A – D) will be given,  “F” is a failing grade

Number of places available

8 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.