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  • Locations: Hong Kong, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Chinese University of Hong Kong - International Summer School

Program Description

Are you looking for a summer programme that is fun and academically challenging at the same time, where you can meet new friends from around the world, learn in an open and stimulating classroom, and spend a fun-filled summer exploring a cosmopolitan city? Join us at the Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School (CUHK ISS) to enjoy all of it and more!

At the five-week CUHK ISS July Session, you can:
  • Enroll in up to two academic courses (each with three credits) taught by leading academics from CUHK and prestigious overseas universities in the areas of business & management, China studies, Chinese language (Cantonese and Putonghua), environment, science & technology, and humanities & social science.
  • Study with peers from around the world at CUHK’s multicultural campus, which is the largest and greenest in Hong Kong.
  • Participate in excursions, activities, and visits to immerse in the local culture outside the classroom.
  • Join an optional tour to Beijing and explore major landmarks including the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Olympic stadiums and Summer Palace.

Read on to discover how the ISS July session can make this summer one of your best!


Business and Management:
  • FINA3020 International Finance
  • MGNT1020 Management (Previous Course Title: Principles of Management)
  • MGNT2040 Managing Human Capital (Previous Course Title: Human Resource Management)
  • MGNT2510 Introduction to International Business
  • MGNT3580 Global Enterprise Management
  • MGNT4540 Asian Business
  • MKTG2010 Marketing Management
  • MKTG4080 Internet Marketing

China Studies
  • CCSS2450 Business and China
  • CCSS3440 China on Screen
  • UGEA2180 Chinese Culture and Society
  • UGEC1540 Government and Politics of China
  • UGEC2531 Chinese Foreign Policy

Chinese Language – Cantonese
  • CLCC1113A Application of Vocabulary and Grammer I (Cantonese)
  • CLCC-L1 (Bundle course in 6 credits – Beginner Level)
  • CLCC1113B Application of Vocabulary and Grammer I (Cantonese)
  • CLCC1123 Oral Skills Practice I (Cantonese)

Chinese Language – Putonghua
  • CLCP1113A Application of Vocabulary and Grammer I (Putonghua)
  • CLCP-L1 (Bundle course in 6 credits – Beginner Level)
  • CLCP1113B Application of Vocabulary and Grammer I (Putonghua)
  • CLCP1123A Oral Skills Practice I (Putonghua)
  • CLCP-L2 (Bundle course in 6 credits – Intermediate Level)
  • CLCP2213 Application of Vocabulary and Grammer II (Putonghua)
  • CLCP2223 Oral Skills Practice II (Putonghua)

Environment, Science and Technology
  • SEEM3450 Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • SEEM3530 Engineering and Technology Management
  • UGEB1307 Energy and Green Society
  • UGEB2831 Fundamentals in Chinese Medicine
  • URSP2100 Urban Sustainability

Humanities and Social Science
  • ECON3410 Money and Banking
  • GLBS3101 Theories and Practices of International Relations
  • PSYC1000 General Psychology


Generally speaking, living in Hong Kong can be expensive but living at CUHK is extremely affordable.

The following tables show the programme costs for the 2019 CUHK ISS July Session but they do not include airfare, meals, personal expenses, off-campus transportation, etc.

See here for a list of fees.


In addition to completing your application in the University of Rochester Portal, you must also apply directly to the program. 

Apply now here.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.