Short Term Exchange - Chinese University of Hong Kong, The (CUHK) (July)

Short Term Exchange - Chinese University of Hong Kong, The (CUHK) (July)

Founded in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a prestigious university currently ranked Top 10 in Asia and Top 50 in the world according to 2019 QS World University Ranking.

CUHK ISS is a five-week summer programme that commences in late June and ends in early August.

Areas of studies include business, Chinese language, engineering, environmental studies, humanities and social science.

There will be excursions, activities or visits relevant to course content for you to experience the local culture outside the classroom.


Hong Kong, China

Type of Program

Short Term Exchange, Short Term Study Abroad

Level of Study


Length of Program

5 weeks

Program Dates

25 June - 1 August*
*Please check your academic calendar to ensure you are able to undertake this program.

Language of Instruction

English and Cantonese

Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

Course Catalogue.

Pre-approved unit list: Please refer to the pre-approved unit list.


Please refer to the accommodation website

Exchange Student Website

For more information, please visit this website.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie
  • Students must have minimum GPA of 2.6 at time of assessment
  • Completed a minimum 18cp at time of assessment
  • Pay the $50 Application Fee
  • Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee: A non-refundable fee of $50 applies for all Short Term Programs.

Logistics Fees: Airfare: subject to change depending on time of booking. Students should not book until they receive official acceptance from CUHK

Insurance: Travel insurance: must be purchased for duration of the trip. More information will be given to successful applicants.

Program Costs: This is a fee-paying program, all students must pay the program fee under the instruction of the host university. Additionally, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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International students can immerse themselves in a multicultural environment and gain insights into Asian cultures, experience a unique learning environment on the green, spacious campus of CUHK outside regular term time, and enjoy the many pleasures of summer in Hong Kong – Asia’s world city.

Area of study
Business; Education; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Society, history and languages

Has a GPA requirement

Macquarie, Undergraduate, Admisnistration, Business, Marketing, Management, Short Term, Exchange, Hong Kong

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