Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Hong Kong English, Cantonese and Mandarin Open to all Faculties


The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a comprehensive research university with a global vision. It was founded with a mission to combine tradition with modernity and to bring together China and the West. CUHK’s firmly rooted Chinese culture, multiculturalism and its unique college system sets itself apart from other universities in Hong Kong and in the region.

CUHK has always been at the forefront of teaching and research, nurturing the next generation of leaders in all fields and advancing the frontiers of knowledge and technology. The galaxy of distinguished scholars and researchers at CUHK include a Nobel Laureate, a Fields medalist, a Turing Award winner, and countless academics with international recognition.

Located in Shatin, a suburban area of Hong Kong, the CUHK campus overlooks the scenic Tolo Harbour and is nestled in greenery. Over the years, it has evolved into the largest, greenest and most sustainably designed campus in the city. A wide range of academic, residential, sports and leisure facilities provide an all-round campus experience for anyone studying at CUHK.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - December January - May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

Office of Academic Links

1/F Yasumoto International Academic Park
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, New Territories,
Hong Kong SAR
Email: iasp [at]
Phone: (852) 3943 7597

Student Advisor for Americas

Mr. Alex Chau

Email: louiswong [at]


The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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