Exchange Program - City University of Hong Kong

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Study abroad in Hong Kong, a vibrant, international city in southeastern China, famous for its bustling port, tower-studded skyline (which lights up to a sound show every night at 8 pm), and lively fashion and food scenes. Enjoy the views from cable cars, double decker buses and ferries that criss-cross Victoria Harbor. Greet the Bruce Lee statue at the Avenue of Stars and find hiking and natural serenity all around the islands that make up the city.

CityU Hong Kong offers professional education that prepares 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. 

UNH Exchange programs are suitable for students with strong leadership skills who want an immersion experience studying with local students, relying on local services with no management or oversight by UNH or other U.S. provider. 

Academics:  CityU is AACSB approved and thus attractive to Business majors. Other fields of excellence include Political Science, Engineering, Applied Social Sciences, Public Policy and Media and Communications. Summer study is available, but there is an early deadline of February 8.

Housing and Meals:  Room and meals are paid in country.  Exchange students may apply for accommodation at the Student Residence but it is not guaranteed due to limited spaces.  Allocation of accommodation will be made by random ballot.  Students must file their accommodation application before the deadline.  The rental for off-campus accomodation varies, depending on size, location, age of the building etc.  Students are strongly advised to research and search for off campus housing.

Extra-Curricular Activities:  International Community Center hosts events and extracurricular programs for students of all nationalities.  For example, country festivals where cultures of Japan and other countries are introduced, café events where students chat in many languages, language hour – where  Japanese and other foreign language communication skills can be developed.  Academic forums with guest speakers and fieldtrips to various regions in Japan are popular.

Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid: UNH students pay their normal tuition and some fees. UNH currently allow allows federal, state and institutional aid — except work study — to transfer for all UNH Managed, UNH Exchange and UNH Approved programs abroad. You will be able to factor in airfare as an educational cost and consider the cost of living in your host country for your estimated expenses.

In addition, there are study abroad scholarships available! Please visit the Scholarships & Fellowships page for information about UNH and external funding for study abroad.

Travel and Insurance: Students purchase their flight independently. Visit Int’l Polices and Travel Resources section of the UNH Global website for information about International Insurance.

Eligibility: Students need to have  a minimum of a 2.75 gpa and meet UNH study away eligibility requirements. Visit the Start section of the UNH Global website for details.

Application Deadlines: A spring, summer or fall semester exchange.  Submit your exchange application in Via by September 25 for spring, February 8 for summer, March 5 for fall or full academic year.  

What next?  Do your research in this exchange program. If you haven't done so yet, attend a Study Abroad Information Session, held every Tuesday at 12:45PM, locations vary.   Then set up an appointment with Leonie Meijer in myWildcat Success or come to our walk-in advising hours.   

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