The University of Hong Kong / 香港大学

 

Hong_Kong Hong_Kong
Number of students 3  1(Updated:November 18, 2016)
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - May 2018
Location Office of International Student Exchange, Global Lounge, G/F, Fong Shu Chuen Amenities Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
University profile Established in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong, located near the city centre. It is consistently ranked among the best universities in Asia and the world. A vibrant, multi-cultural population of 22,300 students (12,300 undergraduates and 9,900 postgraduates) consists of more than 3,000 non-locals. The university boasts state-of-the-art facilities: libraries, computer centres, wireless internet access throughout campus, sport centres, cafeterias, a clinic, banks, etc. In addition, it offers comfortable halls of residence either on or close to campus. Comprehensive student support services including accommodation assistance, career consulting, counseling, a wide range of outreach programmes, and over 100 student clubs and societies are available to students. Language of instruction is English, except for courses offered by the Department of Chinese.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students http://www.als.hku.hk/admission/exchange/incoming/incoming-student-programme-offered
Students applying to the Law Faculty should preferably be those majoring in Law at their home institution.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Programme and courses offered by the Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Dentistry and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, most final year project courses.
Graduate programs open to exchange students Please contact the corresponding faculties.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Please contact the corresponding faculties.
Minimum GPA (UG) No specific requirements, but some of our faculties have set certain academic requirements for incoming exchange students. Details of these requirements can be found at http://www.als.hku.hk/admission/exchange/incoming/incoming-student-programme-offered
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) TOEFL iBT 93 or IELTS 6.5
The Faculty of Law : TOEFL iBT 97 or IELTS 7.0 with no subtest below 6.5
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar FIRST SEMESTER 2016:
  Orientation date: Late August, 2016
  Classes begin: September 1, 2016
  Exams end: December 23, 2016

SECOND SEMESTER 2017:
  Classes begin: January 17, 2017
  Exams end: May 27, 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://www.hku.hk/exchange
Scholarship information Students are eligible to apply for the BXAI scholarship.
Dormitory information http://cedars.hku.hk/showext.php?id=cl_ac