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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange - True Exchange Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type: Apartment Alone, Apartment Shared, Residence Hall Area of Study: Foreign Language
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Program Description:
Semester/Summer Banner
HONG KONG UNIVERSITY
The University of Hong Kong is the territory’s oldest institute of higher learning and also an internationally recognized, research-led, comprehensive university.  Exchange students take classes in English and can learn Mandarin or Cantonese. Professors come from all over the world, from over 40 different countries. The campus has fitness centers, swimming pools, computer centers, numerous student societies and interest clubs, and a variety of other things that support student life and learning.
Hong Kong University is an exchange partner, which means students pay Winona State University tuition and the host university’s room and board. Acceptance under the exchange may depend on the balance of incoming and outgoing students.

LOCATION
Hong Kong University is located in Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong. Officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China which is a special administrative region on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With over 7.4 million people of various nationalities in a 426 sq mi territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/PREREQUISITES
  • The student has undertaken a minimum of one-year university level study by the time they begin their exchange studies at HKU.
  • Both native and non-native English Speakers must provide valid and acceptable English Proficiency Proof
  • GPA of 3.0 for Business & Economics
 
SEMESTER/SUMMER DATES
Fall semester:  September – December
Spring semester:  January - May 

Note: Important EARLY Deadlines:
Fall deadline:  March 1 for Nomination, April 30 for HKU Application deadline 
Spring deadline:  September 1 for Nomination, September 30 for HKU Application deadline

COURSE OFFERINGS
Click HERE for course offerings.  Keep in mind, courses for the semester you are abroad may not be available until closer to departure time.  Refer to current or previous semesters for courses that are typically offered.   

ACCOMMODATION
Click HERE for more information on housing options.  Costs will range from approximately $1800 to $2100 per semester including food. 

COST
Sample cost estimate: 
Hong Kong 19-20.xlsx

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
HKU Fact Sheet 2019-20_20190115.pdf
Hong Kong SUMMER Institution
How to Apply VERY IMPORTANT
FAQ Page
Visa Application
steps BEFORE and AFTER receiving Notice of Admission - See Item 3
Registration Documents for 2019-20

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.