Application eligibility


  1. Full-time student of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences enrolled on a CityU Bachelor's degree programme.
  2. Students from nominative 4-year undergraduate programmes should have completed at least one year of study and have major declared before they apply for Student Exchange Programme. For Advanced Standing students, you must have completed at least ONE year of study at CityU before undertaking exchange studies.
  3. Students must attain Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5 or above.
  4. Students must fulfill the minimum English language requirement set for the Student Exchange Programme unless they choose programmes that are conducted in Chinese language at partner institutions in Mainland China or Taiwan:
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
  • A minimum IELTS Band 6.5; or
  • Grade C or above in one of the following subjects:
    • HKALE AS Use of English
    • HKALE English Literature
    • GCEAL English Literature (or grade B GCSE English Language)
    • An English course approved by the Senate for fulfilling the University language requirements; or
  • Level 4 of HKDSE English Language; or
  • Any other equivalent English proficiency result, including a minimum of 1650 on SATI or International Baccalaureate Diploma with an overall minimum score of 28.
  1. Students must meet specific language requirement(s), if any, set by the partner institutions.

Applicants who fail to fulfill the language requirement may result in the withdrawal of the exchange programme offer.