• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


social sciences, humanities, biological & physical sciences, engineering

Classroom Language

Chinese, English


Apartments, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Mid-September – Late May

Fall: Mid-September – Late December

Spring: Late January – Late May


Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2018-19  3/9/2018
Year 2018-19  3/9/2018
Spring 2018-19  8/24/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

China, Hong Kong
University of Hong Kong Exchange

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The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the oldest tertiary education institution in Hong, founded in 1910.  It is widely considered one of the best universities in Asia. At HKU, you have the opportunity to take courses in a wide variety of subjects, engage with local students, and experience the incredible international culture of Hong Kong. The university's main campus in the Mid-Levels of Hong Kong Island, not far from Central.

HKU has a supportive learning environment, with a library opened seven days a week and wireless internet access throughout the main campus. Students at HKU are able to enjoy a well-rounded campus life. There are fitness centres, swimming pools, computer centres, health clinic and dental services, canteens (dining halls) serving various cuisines, and numerous student societies and interest clubs.

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:
    -Accounting & Finance
    -Biological Sciences
    -Civil Engineering
    -Communication & Media Studies
    -Earth & Marine Science
    -Electrical Engineering
    -Mechanical Engineering
    -Modern Languages
    -Politics & International Studies
  • Observe Chinese perspectives on academic disciplines.