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Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Exchange

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Sponsor: Northwestern University Office of International Program Development (IPD)

Location: Hong Kong, China


Students directly enroll in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), an internationally renowned research university comprising four schools: Science, Engineering, Business and Management, and Humanities and Social Science. Northwestern's exchange agreement with HKUST specifically promotes science and engineering, but all academic departments are open to Northwestern students, who may take advantage of its particularly strong fields of nanoscience and biotechnology, computer science, business, and Chinese Studies.


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Term Notes: Summer research opportunities available; contact IPD for details.

Languages: English, Chinese

Language Requirements: 

None; however, on-site Chinese language courses are recommended.


Residence halls on campus

Program Costs: 

Please refer to the IPD program page for cost information.