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University of Hong Kong


Program Location Hong Kong, China
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20144
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Spring 2017 01/09/17 to 05/27/17

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

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Overview
University of Hong Kong

Established in 1911, the University of Hong Kong (or HKU, as it is familiarly known to students) is the territory's oldest institution of higher learning. Over the past century, the University has grown with the city of Hong Kong and now consists of ten faculties. HKU is internationally recognized as a research-led comprehensive university, with frontier research endeavours and scholarly achievements that have won it worldwide acclaim. For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

University of Hong Kong
Please note:
  1. Courses offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) are highly competitive.
  2. Students who apply to FBE should have a grade level of B average / CGPA 3.0 / Satisfactory level.
  3. Students should have already completed the course prerequisites before requesting to enroll in courses with pre-requirements Co-registration (e.g taking Microeconomics I and II together in a semester) is not allowed.
  4. Economics and Finances courses highly emphasize mathematics.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts][Krannert School of Management]
Specifically from: Soc (CLA)

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Courses offered by the School of Business

Courses offered by the School of Economics and Finance

Housing

Student residences and housing are called "halls" at HKU. There are at present thirteen halls, which vary considerably in size and character. The halls are principally for undergraduate students, but they also accept a small number of postgraduate students.

All halls have common rooms and recreational facilities. Each floor has its own pantry and is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven, hotplate, kettle and drinking fountain. Communal bathrooms and toilet facilities are provided on each floor. All rooms are air-conditioned and furnished with beds and mattresses. Each student is provided with a wardrobe, desk, desk-lamp, chair and bookshelf. Internet access and telephone line are provided in each room in most of the halls. Coin-operated washing and drying machines are provided in each hall as well.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
University of Hong Kong

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin