Exchange Programmes

Term-long

The College provides immense opportunities for students to expand global vision and explore different cultures.

Short-term

The College offers wide range of short-term programmes for students to travel around the world for a glimpse of foreign cultures.

Others

Global Learning Award Scheme and International team

  • Where to go
  • Application
  • Important Dates
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Global Learning Award Scheme
  • International Team

Australia (2)
  • The University of Adelaide
  • Monash University

1st term/ 2nd term/ year

See below for course information: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/inbound-study-abroad/choosing/
See below for course restrictions: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/inbound-study-abroad/choosing/restricted/

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

1st term/ 2nd term

See below for course information:

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Canada (1)
  • University of Alberta

1st term/ 2nd term/ year

  • All disciplines are available for exchange students except for Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Criminology.
  • Engineering courses opened to engineering major students only

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Czech Republic (1)
  • University of Economics, Prague

2nd term

• Finance and Accounting

• International Relations

• Business Administration

• Informatics and Statistics

• Economics http://ozs.vse.cz/english/incoming-students/exchange-programme/list-of-courses/ [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Finland (1)
  • University of Tampere

2nd term

• Biomedical Technology

• Communication, Media and Theatre

• Education

• Health Sciences

• Information Sciences

• Language, Translation and Literary Studies

• Management

• Social Sciences and Humanities

• Language Centre Medicine courses are not open to exchange students Most courses are conducted in English, some in Finnish: http://www.uta.fi/studies/studying/schedules.html [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Germany (1)
  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg

2nd term/ year

All except medicine, molecular medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and international master programmes.

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Mainland China (2)
  • Nanjing University
  • Zhejiang University

2nd term / year

The following disciplines are NOT open to exchange students:

  • Department of Theater Movie and Television

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

2nd term/ year

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Netherlands (2)
  • University College Maastricht, Maastricht University
  • University of Groningen

2nd term

Available Discipline: Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences

(1) All courses are taught in English

(2) Problem-based learning method is adopted at UCM. Students attend tutorial meetings, which require active participation. Performances in these tutorials will affect final course grade.

(3) Course information: www.ucm.nl/exchange (click “Incoming exchange students” -> “Academics”) [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Year

Not for Faculty of Law students • Arts • Behavioural and Social Sciences • Economics and Business • Mathematics and Natural Sciences • Spatial Sciences • Philosophy • Theology and Religious Studies Law is not open to exchange students (1) Courses are taught in Dutch and English (2) Course Catalogue: http://www.rug.nl/education/exchange-programmes/coursecatalogue [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Singapore (1)
  • National University of Singapore

2nd Term

See below for course information:   http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/nusbulletin/modulesearch.html    https://share.nus.edu.sg/registrar/info/ng/NGModules.pdf       Not for Faculty of Business Administration students The following disciplines are NOT open to exchange students:

  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
  • Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
  • Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
  • Institute of Systems Science
  • Singapore-MIT Alliance
  • All modules offered by self-funded programmes (see https://share.nus.edu.sg/registrar/info/gd/Self-Funded-Graduate-Programmes.pdf)

*See http://www.nus.edu.sg/iro/sep/in/before/NUSInfoSheetAY1516.pdf for module constraints and restrictions for reference.     [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

South Korea (1)
  • Korea University (Division of International Studies)

1st term/ 2nd term

Following are available: International Studies (Tracks: International Commerce, International Development and Cooperation, International Peace and Security, Regional Studies) Korean Studies Website: dis.korea.ac.kr [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Sweden (1)
  • Uppsala University

2nd term/ year

Available Discipline: All but Medicine (1) Course information: http://www.uu.se/en/admissions/exchange/course/ (2) Prerequisites for enrollment in Business courses vary considerably. Prior studies in Business-related disciplines is necessary. (3) At least two years of prior law studies is required for enrollment in law courses

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

United Kingdom (1)
  • University of Aberdeen

2nd term

Available Discipline: All but Medicine, Education, English (Level 4) Restrictions for enrollment in Engineering (Level 3 and 4), Law (Level 3 and 4), and Science field courses. (1) Course catalogue: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/registry/courses/undergraduate (2) For Fall term participants, special arrangement for assessment during December can be made thus returning CUHK for second term is possible.

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

United States (4)
  • St. Edward's University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • Northeastern University

1st term/ 2nd term/ year

Behavioral & Social Sciences, Management and Business, Education, Humanities, Natural Sciences. • Course offerings for each semester are posted at http://think.stedwards.edu/registrar/courseschedules • Course descriptions are posted in the Undergraduate Bulletin. The most recent bulletins are posted at http://think.stedwards.edu/registrar/courseschedules At least 12 credit hours each semester (approximately 4 or more courses); more than 18 credit hours requires authorization by academic advisor. [If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

1st term/ 2nd term

  • All undergraduate courses are opened to exchange students except Film studies, architecture, medicine, law, nursing, rehab science, social work, education and graduate school
  • On-campus housing is not guaranteed.

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

1st term/ 2nd term

  • Any discipline at the undergraduate level, provided course per-requisites are met
  • Courses from these disciplines are not opened to exchange students: William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development, School of Nusring, and the School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Independent study and internships are also not opened to exchange students On campus housing is available. Housing packet and dining services contract will be mailed to student in acceptance packet. Office of Residential Life: http://www.rochester.edu/reslife/index.html gives basic information about housing. Location is subject to availability

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

1st Term / 2nd Term

Most courses opened to exchange students if pre-requisites are met (pre-requisites at http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/academics/departments-programs.html)

Disciplines not open to exchange include (and not limited to) international business program, law and other graduate programs

 

[If there is any discrepancy between the English and Chinese details, the former shall prevail.]

Interested in applying for Exchange programmes?

Check out these 5 steps:

  1. Read the Exchange Institute Admission Requirements & Programme Details (updated on 13th January,2017). Think about which institutes fit you;
  2. Take language exams (IELTS/TOEFL) or language courses if you are planning to go to non-China countries;
  3. Prepare a copy of your academic transcript (of course study hard before);
  4. Attend the Exchange Introduction Session (register here) on 17th November.
  5. Prepare for your Exchange Application and APPLY !

Application Method

Interested students should complete the online application by 5:00pm, 21 November, 2016. Afterwards, please print the notification which is automatically sent to the email address provided by the applicants and sign by 12:00nn, 25 November, 2016 . Applicants must then submit the signed notification printout and all valid supporting documents to the College Dean of Students Office (Room UG09, West Wing, Wu Yee Sun College). The supporting documents include the following:
  1. Copy of Transcript or Unofficial Transcript (2016/17 Term 1)
  2. Supporting documents of Scholarships obtained (if any)
  3. Obtained Certificates of Language proficiency test (if applicable)

**Final year students have to apply for “Extension of Study Period” if s/he goes on exchange next academic year. One has to submit the signed pre-approval form to the College DOS Office by 17:30pm, 16th December, 2016. Final year students can ONLY choose term-long exchange programmes held in Term 1 or whole year of year 2017/18.

Result Announcement

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 Offer release (round A)
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 (10:00am) Deadline for Offer acceptance  (round A)
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 (12:00noon) Deposit submission
Friday, 10 February 2017 Offer release (round B)
 

Contact

Katie

3943 3935

Application Timeline (updated on 07 November 2016)

Nov
2016

Application opens

Mon, 07 Nov 2016

Introduction session

Thu, 17 Nov 2016

Online Application  Deadline

Mon, 21 Nov 2016

Deadline for Application  Document Submission

Fri, 25 Nov 2016

Dec
2016

Interview

Early Dec 2016

Jan
2017

Deadline for the Submission of Transcript and IELTS/TOEFL Certificate

Tue, 17 Jan 2017

Scholarships and Financial Aid

We support your dreams - you can apply for the Scholarship for Semester Exchange Programmes while applying for the Term-long Exchange Programme, and also get more information about the Exchange and Travel Grant / Loan . For students joining Term-long Exchange Programme organized by unit other than the College, one can apply for the Scholarship in Semester two before programme commencement.  

Global Learning Award Scheme

Global Learning Award Scheme aims to encourage students to create, design, plan or participate in non-local academic or experiential learning programmes, in order to broaden students’ international perspectives and enrich their experiences. The quality of the proposals and applicants’ track records are the main considerations in evaluating applications. This Scheme is divided into Short-term and Long-term Scheme. Students successfully selected by the Scheme will be awarded the Global Learning Award. The maximum award amount varies for programmes of different length and nature.

Students are highly recommended to tailor make your own learning program, which refers to the “self-initiated programmes”, to meet your personal desire and need. If you are attending cultural tours,  summer schools, picking up a foreign language by taking overseas course, committing in research work or internship program, participating in an organized expedition and etc. , you are eligible to apply for the Scheme as “participating in organized programmes”.

 Programme LengthProgramme Nature#Maximun Award Amount*
Short-TermShorter than one monthSelf-initiated programmesHK$12,000 or 100% of particular items (whichever is lower)
Participated in organized programmesHK$5,000 or 50% of particular items (whichever is lower)
Long-TermOne to Six monthsSelf-initiated programmesHK$15,000 or 100% of particular items (whichever is lower)
Participated in organized programmes

#Programmes organized by the College and Term-long Exchange Programmes will not be considered for this scheme.

*Particular items include registration/ programme fee to join the applied non-local programmes, round-trip transportation and local accommodation of the applied programmes ONLY.

Note: Comment from College Exchange Committee members on proposal of self-initiated programmes could be sought by sending request to kathyfong@cuhk.edu.hk. The request shall be made at least month before application deadline together with submission of the completed proposal, budget plan and application form.

International Team

Want to meet friends from different nations? Want to host events with Exchange students? Want to expand your international knowledge? Join the international team, which is a group of students that host causal events with exchange students, such as a coffee gathering, food sharing, costumes etc. Your daily exciting activities with foreign College students can be supported by the College’s Mingle Fund too! Interested in being part of the International Team? Send your SID, name, and contacts to Kathy (kathyfong@cuhk.edu.hk). The earlier you contact us, the earlier you can get in touch with the like-minded and your counterparts from different parts of the world!  

Mingle Fund

Mingle Fund aims at encouraging interaction among local, international and incoming exchange students of Wu Yee Sun College. The Fund supports self-initiated activities with participation of both local and non-local/ incoming exchange students.

Guideline Application form (English only)