Exchange Studies

1. Student Exchange Programme


  • Eligibility: All undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: International Office, HKBU
  • Period: Depending on the curriculum
  • Credit Units: Credit-bearing (credit transfer)
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Mixed
  • Category in curriculum: Elective
  • Location: Overseas/ Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Academic transcript (not to be counted in GPA)
  • URL: http://intl.hkbu.edu.hk/

2. EURO 3008-9 European Academic/ Internship Semester I & II


  • Eligibility: Students of BSSc (Hons) in European Studies ONLY
  • Programme Organizer: Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU
  • Period: Year 3, Semester 1 & 2
  • Credit Units: 9+12 units (new 4-year curriculum)
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major-related
  • Category in curriculum: Major Required
  • Location: Overseas
  • Student Profile Record: Academic transcript
  • Features:
    The European Academic/Inter nship Semester provides full linguistic and cultural immersion into the societies of French- or German-speaking countries through a combination of intensive language training, academic study and, whenever feasible, supervised working experience on location in Europe. Semester I is usually spent at a university. Semester II is spent at a university and/or a work placement (internship/traineeship) in a private company or public institution. Students will be placed individually or in very small groups at selected partner institutions of the European Studies Course/the Department of GIS. The course of study will normally comprise intensive foreign language tuition (French or German) and selected academic courses, as they are available at the respective partner institutions. In case of internships, students will be placed individually with the assistance of the programme co-ordinators. Internships may vary in length but shall not extend six months of duration. Internship placements are subject to availability of places, suitability of the student and approval by host companies.
  • URL: http://europe.hkbu.edu.hk/european_studies/handbook/yr3.html

3. Other Exchange Studies/ Study Abroad Programmes

AIESEC@HKBU - Global Citizen Programme
  • Eligibility: All undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: AIESEC, HKBU (Student Society)
  • Period: 6-8 weeks in summer abroad for social projects
  • Credit Units: Non-credit bearing
  • Location: Overseas/ Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Student Development Portfolio
  • URL: http://www.aiesec.hk
  • Facebook: https://zh-hk.facebook.com/AIESEC.HKBU
International Youth Exchange Programme
  • Eligibility: Aged between 18 - 24 who are holders of valid Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card
  • Programme Organizer: Home Affairs Bureau of the HKSARG & the Commission on Youth
  • Period: Normally July to February
  • Credit Units: Non-credit bearing
  • Location: Overseas
  • Student Profile Record: Student Development Portfolio
  • URL: http://www.coy.gov.hk/en/international_exchange/current.html
Mainland University Exchange Tours
  • Eligibility: All undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: Leadership Qualities Centre, Office of Student Affairs, HKBU
  • Period: 4-6 weeks in April or Summer
  • Credit Units: Non-credit bearing
  • Location: Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Student Development Portfolio
  • URL: http://sa.hkbu.edu.hk/lqc/others/mainland-university-exchange-tours