The University of Hong Kong / 香港大学



Number of students

2 *Updated September 1, 2022

Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September - May
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
*Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE): FBE has always been competitive amongst exchange applicants and has a higher academic requirement. In fact, the Faculty have more restrictions on resources this year. Therefore, there will be a comprehensive review on the admission of exchange students
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)

Law: 3.08
Business & Economics: 2.8

Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency (UG) TOEFL iBT 93 or IELTS 6.5
(Law : TOEFL iBT 97 or IELTS 7.0 with no section less than 6.5)
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar FIRST SEMESTER:
  Orientation date: Late August
  Classes begin: Early September
  Exams end: Last December
  Classes begin: Mid-January
  Exams end: Late May
Important university website for exchange students
Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information