Short Term Study Abroad - University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July)

Short Term Study Abroad - University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July)

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a public research university ranked 25th in the world. Founded in 1911, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong with English as the main language of instruction.

HKU Summer Institute offers a wide range of programmes from different faculties, and are best suited for students who are looking to expand their academic and cultural horizons during summer in one of the most vibrant cities in Asia.

Courses are available in the following fields:

  • Asia Cities: Business, Culture & Society
  • Humanities & Global Industries
  • Global Issues; and
  • Scientific & Technological Literacy.


Hong Kong (SAR of China)

Type of Program

Short Term Study Abroad

Level of Study


Length of Program

1 months

Program Dates

2-3 weeks during July 2019
Program Costs

Tuition fee varies per courses, approx. ranging from AUD$2000 to $2200.

Non-refundable application fee HKD350 (approx. AUD$65)

Accommodation cost is additional, more in the Accommodation section below.

Meals on campus is between HKD30-50 depending on the restaurant/ canteen.

Hong Kong transportation costs about HKD10 – HKD30 per day depending on where you go.

Language of Instruction


Area of StudyBusiness, Law, Security and Intelligence, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages
Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

Please refer to this file for pre-approved course list. You can only take pre-approved courses to guarantee MQ credits upon return


Summer Institute Accommodation Website 

Program website

The University of Hong Kong (HKU)'s Summer Institute

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined 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 and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

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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Study a Short Term Exchange program in University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July) for 1 month, University of Hong Kong (HKU) (July) is located in Hong Kong (SAR of China)

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Business; Media, creative arts, and communication; Society, history and languages

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