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Education Abroad Office

Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School

Area: Global Direct Summer
Location: Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
Term: Summer
Website: CUHK International Summer School

CUHK offers a summer program during the month of July.  Students may take up to two courses, and  participate in excursions, activities, and visits to immerse in the local culture outside the classroom. Students may also join an optional tour to Beijing and explore major landmarks including the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Olympic stadiums and Summer Palace.

During this 5-week program students can enroll in up to two academic courses taught by leading academics from CUHK and prestigious overseas universities in the areas of business & management, Chinese language (Cantonese and Putonghua), environment, science & technology, and social sciences. Study with peers from around the world at CUHK’s multicultural campus, which is the largest and greenest in Hong Kong. Students are guaranteed on campus housing during their stay.

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Various funding opportunities exist for this provider. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Beyond Boundaries: The Beyond Boundaries Award is a financial award of $1500 or more to be used to help fund a credit-bearing Maymester/summer study abroad experience. The goal of this award is to help students with high financial need make an overseas experience possible.
  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 
  • Passport Travel Grant: The Passport Travel Grant is a financial award of up to $2000 to be used to help fund a Maymester or summer study abroad experience for Capstone, Honors, and Top Scholar students. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

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