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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


In this exchange program students enroll directly at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Founded in 1991, HKUST is a leading international research university in science, engineering, business, humanities and social sciences. It is also well known for its state-of-the-art research facilities in fields such as microsystems, energy systems, multimedia technology, biotechnology, nanoscience and optoelectronics, Students are also able to combine research with courses in a wide-range of fields. Northwestern students have the option of studying abroad for a semester or full academic year. Students pay Northwestern tuition and are responsible for travel and all other expenses (including room and board).

Program Type: Northwestern-Sponsored


  • 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.


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Program Costs: 

Visit the IPD program page for cost information.

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