City University of Hong Kong

Quick Facts
  • Faculty
  • FENS
  • Level
  • UG
  • Agreement Type
  • Overseas
  • Subject Area
  • Engineering
  • Partner's Min GPA
  • None
  • Country
  • Hong Kong


Partner may have none or limited courses in English for exchange students.
Please check the language of instruction for the courses within the agreement that you wish to be​ placed.​
Please make sure to check partner's website for the up-to-date information on language and entry requirements.

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‣ About

About City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong is a public research university in Kowloon Tong. It was founded in 1984 and became a fully accredited university in 1994. CityU is ranked #7 in the world in the QS World University Asian Rankings and #55 in the world in the QS World University Rankings. Cityu is konown as one of the best science and engineering colleges in the Asia-Pacific region. The campus is located on Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. There are ten academic units such as Department of Biology and Chemistry (BCH), Department of Computer Science (CS), Department of Electronic Engineering (EE).


Hong Kong is located in eastern Asia. It borders the South China Sea to the south, west, and east, and shares a land border with mainland China to the north. It consists of 4 main areas: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories, and the Outlying Islands. The city which is a major gateway to China, is vibrant, colorful and attractive and becomes the favored city of China for science and technology as it has a robust intellectual property protection and legal system. Hong Kong is a city full of impressive high rises, and a fusion of eastern and western cultures. Over the years, the city is remembered and known as ‘Asia’s World City'. Hong Kong is the world's most popular tourist destination. It is crowded but exciting for all visitors. As so many tourists say; is the most popular place to involve both eastern and western cultures, and participate traditional and modern life. City’s some great attractions are; Victoria Peak- the highest point of Hong Kong islands, Lamma Island, Ocean Park, Man Mo Temple which is the oldest temple of Hong Kong, International Finance Centre, Po Lin Monastery located in Lantau Island. There are so many shopping malls, department stores, boutiques, and street markets which bring all the world famous- brands together. In addition to this, there are so many leading international financial centers improving the global mobility and supports job creation and growth. Furthermore, Hong Kong is also home to most popular universities such as Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, City University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong. Students from abroad can join so many activities from visiting temples to shopping. The official language in Hong Kong is Mandarin, however, Hong Kong people speak Cantonese and English.

‣ Language Certificate

"Minimum language requirement: TOEFL 79 (Only accepts internet-based scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores), IELTS 6.5 or Chinese Mainland’s College English Test Band 6 (total score ≥ 450), if English is not the medium of instruction at your institution. *For students applying for law courses, they must meet School of Law’s minimum CGPA requirement 3.0 out of 4.3 scale; and minimum English requirement of TOEFL 100 (Only accepts internet-based scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores) / IELTS 7. The TOEFL a"

‣ Notes

- Exchange students have to take 12-18 credit units of courses per semester. - Exchange students attached to the College of Engineering (CENG) or the College of Science (CSCI) are required to take a minimum of 9 credit units from courses offered by departments of CENG or CSCI. - Normally, exchange students are not recommended to take postgraduate courses and the approval is case by case and subjected to course offering departments under CENG/CSCI. Postgraduate courses offered by other College/School will not be considered. -Please check the fact sheet for detailed information.

‣ Fact Sheet

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