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Northwestern and Hong Kong

Northwestern and Hong Kong

Northwestern University offers its students and faculty highly innovative educational and research opportunities in Hong Kong. Our programs and partnerships in Hong Kong serve our university community across all levels—undergraduate, graduate, and faculty—and scholarly fields, from engineering to the humanities.


  • 34 students from Hong Kong at Northwestern:
  • 12 Undergraduate
  • 13 Masters
  • 9 Doctoral

For historical data visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.
  • 112 Northwestern students in Hong Kong:
  • 21 Undergraduate
  • 91 Graduate


Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: HKUST Business School
University of Hong Kong

Units and Groups

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers a major and minor for undergraduates, a specialization in Chinese Language and Culture, and will soon offer graduate studies in Asian heritage.
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Asian Studies Graduate Cluster

Faculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories, and societies, with an emphasis on transdisciplinary research and methodologies. The program trains students in advanced research and interdisciplinary studies across the humanities and social sciences.
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~1,000Northwestern alumni are based in Hong Kong.

The NU Club of Hong Kong and the Kellogg Alumni Club of Hong Kong offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Hong Kong. Other ways to get and stay connected can be found here.

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Download the Northwestern and Hong Kong Brief — a compressed version of the information featured on this page.

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Due to the irregularities in student mobility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this document contains data from 2019, the last full academic year prior to the imposed travel restrictions. All other information is up to date as of September 2021. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.