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City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon, Hong Kong (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
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Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Criminology, Language, Literary Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Affairs, Public Policy, Sociology
Instruction Language: English
Program Description:
Email Address:
City University of Hong Kong
This exchange program is only open to students in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS).
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Academic Courses
The University offers a range of graduate and undergraduate degree programs.
Check Icon Applied Social Sciences
Check Icon Asian and International Studies
Chck-Icon Chinese and History
Chck-Icon English
Check Icon Linguistics and Translation
Chck-Icon Media and Communication
Check Icon Public Policy
Student Visas
Exchange students will need to obtain a student visa to study in Hong Kong. The Global Services Office can assist you with applying. For more details, visit the Global Services Office webpage.
Cost of Living
Living costs will vary depending on individual lifestyle expectations. A basic student budget is estimated to be HK$4,500 (per month) including meals, transport, laundry and education expenses for books and stationery.
Credit Hours
1 Course = 3/4 Credit hours
Note: Final transfer credit and credit hours will be determined by the Registrar
Click here to view the Exchange Student Fact Sheet
Program Icon Program Overview
CityU is an internationally recognized university located at the heart of a modern Asian city.
  • According to QS World University Rankings 2013, it is currently ranked 104th in the world's top universities.
  • The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers broad-based, multidisciplinary and professionally-oriented taught programmes under six academic departments.
  • CityU is located at the heart of the city and of the transportation network. Shopping malls and places of attractions are within easy reach.
 Learn more about City University
About Icon About Hong Kong
Situated at the south-eastern tip of mainland China and in the heart of Asia, Hong Kong enjoys an economic and strategic importance that exceeds its geographical size in an area of only 1,105 square kilometres. Hong Kong (pop. 7.5 million) is a densely populated city, comprising Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories. The average population density is 6,620 people per square kilometre (as of mid-2012). Nonetheless, Hong Kong is also known for its beautiful and well-managed country parks and greens, located mainly in the New Territories and 262 outlying islands.
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    For more information, visit the Life at Hong Kong webpage.
Student and Academics Icon Academic Programs
CityU offers courses in a variety of subject areas within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), including public policy, Asian studies, and applied social sciences. Most inbound exchange students take 4-5 courses (12-15 credits) per semester.

English is the teaching medium at most universities, including CityU, but both Chinese and English are the official languages in Hong Kong. English is widely used within the government and also by the legal, professional and business sectors.
For more information, check the Academic Course Webpage.
Housing Icon Housing
Reading Housing The Student Residence Office provides on-campus accommodation for almost 3,700 students. Most of the residence halls cluster at Cornwall Street, forming a complex of student dormitories about 10 minutes away from main campus on foot.
Students should contact the Student Residence Office and apply for housing by the posted deadlines due to very limited residence places and increasing demand.
For more information, visit the Accommodations webpage.
Program Contact Information
City University of Hong Kong  UT Dallas
CityU CLASS Exchange 
Tel: (852) 3442 8201
Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400
Tuesday-Thursday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
NOTE: By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in this Exchange Program.  You will be notified by email regarding the status of the competitive exchange selection process.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 07/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/15/2018 05/19/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.