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  • Locations: Hong Kong, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: Global E3 
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Language of instruction: English Area of study: Engineering (all)
Program type: Exchange
Program Description:

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, CHINA

University Info   |   College of Science and Engineering   |   Exchange Student Info

Fast Facts

City University of Hong Kong

  • integrates science and engineering under a single roof.
  • is a multicultural university which blends the East and West in perfect harmony.
  • offers first-class facilities and a discovery-focused environment.
  • Hong Kong is a gateway to China.

Introduction

CityU offers professional education that prepares its students for the challenges and exciting opportunities opening up in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world in business, science and engineering, energy and environment, law, creative media and social sciences. Through its extensive links with relevant industries, CityU provides real-life opportunities for students to work with and learn from professionals in the workplace, from bachelor degrees and postgraduate studies to associate degrees and continuing education.

CityU has achieved phenomenal growth since its establishment as a University in 1994. To date, it has a student population of more than 20,000 enrolled in more than 130 programmes at the associate degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Terms of Exchange

Study Level

  • Undergraduate students: Accepted
  • Graduate students: NOT Accepted
  • Computer Science majors: Accepted

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must have completed at least one year of study at their home institution.
  • Students must meet the minimum academic "good standing" requirement at their home university.

Language of Instruction

The medium of instruction is English unless otherwise specified.

English Proficiency Requirements

  • Minimum TOEFL iBT score – 79
  • Minimum IELTS score – 6.5
  • Minimum Chinese Mainland’s College English Test – Band 6

The English proficiency requirement can be waived if English is the teaching medium at the home university.

Study Period

Fall, Spring, or Academic Year

 Academic Calendar   |   Semester Dates (including exam period)  

  • Fall: early September to late December
  • Spring: early January to mid-May

Academic Information

Disciplines Available

  • Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE)
  • Chemistry (CHEM)
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • Electronic Engineering (EE)
  • Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE)
  • Physics (PHY)
  • Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM)

Course Contents

Course Descriptions   |   Schedule of Classes

Enrollment Requirements

A minimum of 9 credits per semester should be taken from courses offered by departments of the College of Science and Engineering.

Workload per Semester

Exchange students must register for at least 12 credits but not more than 18 credits in a single semester.

Additional Application Materials

Students nominated by IIE to CityU must also submit the following:

  • Academic Transcript
  • Application form for Visa (ID995A)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (if applicable)
  • Request for Visa Sponsorship & Student's Agreement
  • Declaration by Financial Sponsor (Sample)
  • Photocopies of financial documents under the name of applicant, e.g. bank statements, savings account passbooks, scholarship award notification, tax receipts and salary slips. If you are financially sponsored by another party, provide the sponsor's financial statements (do not send original documents as, once submitted, all documents are irretrievable)
  • A photocopy of your travel document containing personal particulars, date of issue, expiration date

Students will receive their acceptance packet in late June for the fall semester and in mid-November for the spring semester.

Housing

Exchange students may apply for accommodation at Student Residence. However, the provision of on-campus accommodation is not guaranteed.

Estimated Cost of Living

Estimated Cost of Living

A basic student budget is estimated to be HK$4,500 (per month) including meals, transport, laundry and education expenses for books and stationery. Please refer to the website of the Student Residence Office for on-campus accommodation fees.

Contact

Office Responsible for International Exchange Students  

Co-operative Education Centre, College of Science and Engineering

Name: Ms Tammy CHAN
Post: Inbound Exchange Coordinator
Email: lcchan@cityu.edu.hk
Telephone: (852) 3442-6562
Fax: (852) 3442-0106

City Info

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This program is currently only available to Engineering and Computer Science majors only. If you are  interested in this program please contact Rohan Palma or a CEA adviser.

Please click  to start your application. After applying, continue the application process here



City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
University Info: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/

College of Science and Engineering: http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/cse/cms/index.aspx?lang=en

Language of Instruction
The medium of instruction is English unless otherwise specified.

Introduction
CityU offers professional education that prepares its students for the challenges and exciting opportunities opening up in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world in business, science and engineering, energy and environment, law, creative media and social sciences. Through its extensive links with relevant industries, CityU provides real-life opportunities for students to work with and learn from professionals in the workplace, from bachelor degrees and postgraduate studies to associate degrees and continuing education.
CityU has achieved phenomenal growth since its establishment as a University in 1994. To date, it has a student population of more than 20,000 enrolled in more than 130 programmes at the associate degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Disciplines Available:
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE)
  • Biology and Chemistry (BCH)
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • Electronic Engineering (EE)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE)
  • Physics and Materials Science (AP)
  • Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEMWhen will students receive their acceptance package?
  • Fall semester: late June
  • Spring semester: Mid November

COURSE REGISTRATION AND ACADEMIC INFORMATION
Semester Dates   
Fall: September to December
Spring: January to MayAcademic Calendar
Course Contents
Course descriptions   |   Timetables (Schedule of Classes)
Grading System

ACCOMMODATIONS
Exchange students may apply for accommodation at Student Residence. However, the provision of on-campus accommodation is not guaranteed.
The earliest check-in date for the Hall of Residence is one week before the semester start date.

PRE-ARRIVAL
Entry Visa  
Refer to the Global Services Office and Hong Kong Immigration Department for further details and procedures.
 
Health Insurance & Immunizations
It is mandatory for non-local students (including exchange students) to have insurance.
Students must purchase insurance for themselves before they come to Hong Kong. The insurance should include, but not limited to, medical and travel insurance that will cover the entire period of their study in Hong Kong. If they are unable to do so or wish to have additional insurance coverage, they may enroll in the ‘Group Personal Accident Insurance & Medical Benefits Insurance Plan for Non-local Students’ contracted by CityU.

CONTACT
Name: Rohan Palma
Position: Undergraduate Global Initiative Coordinator
Email:  rohan.palma@rochester.edu
Telephone: 585-275-2354

 
This program is currently only available to Engineering and Computer Science majors only. If you are  interested in this program please contact Rohan Palma or a CEA adviser.

Please click  to start your application. After applying, continue the application process here

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA