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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Program Terms:

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, & Academic Year


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a dynamic, international research university. In relentless pursuit of excellence, HKUST is leading the advance of science, technology, business and humanities, while educating the new generation of front-runners for the world. Since its official opening in October 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has established itself as an intellectual powerhouse, energizing the community’s transformation into a knowledge-based society and securing a place on the academic world map in record-breaking time. (Source: About HKUST: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2018)

Academic Details:

Exchange participants may enroll in any undergraduate course as long as there are places available and the students fulfill the course prerequisites and any conditions prescribed by the course. English is the medium of instruction at HKUST. Only some courses in the subject area of Chinese studies will be conducted in Mandarin or Cantonese.

Housing Details:

Exchange students will have accommodation on-campus depending on availability. Dorms are co-ed, but rooms are same-sex. Most rooms are doubles. All rooms have wireless internet access.


  • Junior standing (must have completed two years of undergraduate study by the start of the exchange program)
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

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Program Budgets:

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