• Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• Preference will be given to students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the College of Engineering
• 2.7 GPA for applicants to School of Engineering; 2.5 for School of Science
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


biological & physical science, engineering, business, social science

Classroom Language



Apartments, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Late August – Late May
Fall: Late August – Mid-December
Spring: Mid-January – Late May

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2017-18  9/1/2017
Fall 2018-19  2/2/2018
Year 2018-19  2/2/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

China, Hong Kong
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Exchange

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Study science and technology with Chinese and international students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)! HKUST is located directly on beautiful Clear Water Bay in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Founded in 1991, HKUST is a young, dynamic and internationally renowned research university. It is comprised of four Schools: Science, Engineering, Business and Management, and Humanities and Social Science.

Situated on the southern tip of China and in the heart of Asia, charismatic Hong Kong captivates all who study, live and work here. With its Chinese heritage stretching over thousands of years and some 150 years of British administration until its return to China in 1997, Hong Kong's unique East-West perspective has created a cosmopolitan city with a 24/7 lifestyle and an energy all of its own.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Strengthen language skills.
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles.
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in:
    -Chemical Engineering
    -Civil Engineering
    -Electrical Engineering
    -Environmental Studies
    -Electrical Engineering
    -Mechanical Engineering
  • Observe Chinese perspectives on academic disciplines.