Overseas Summer Schools

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Programme Information

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Partner Institution
(Location)
Programme date (tentative) Quota Accommodation Credit units Academic information Language requirement
University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK) 4 weeks from 4 July – 2 August 2020 10 Shared on-campus accommodation (subject to availability) Up to 6
  • Students are required to attend a total of 4 weeks of studies. They may select 1-2 programmes, each with 1-4 courses.
  • Programme choices available for CLASS students:

    (For the first two weeks - 5-18 July 2020)
    1. Interdisciplinary Term I
    2. Global Challenges (NEW)
    3. Ancient and Classical Worlds
    4. Literature Term I
    5. Science Term I

    (For the second two weeks - 19 July to 1 August 2020)
    1. Interdisciplinary Term II
    2. History
    3. Literature Term II
    4. Art and Visual Culture
    5. Science Term II

    (For the whole four-week period - 19 July to 1 August 2020)
    Visions of the Future (NEW)
  • For details, please click here.
  • The minimum IELTS requirement is an overall band score of 6.5 with not less than 6.5 in each of the four elements.
  • Applicants with Cambridge CAE require grade A or B. Those with Cambridge CPE require grade C or above. For the new Cambridge English Scale, a minimum of 193 points is required in either CAE or CPE.
  • TOEFL internet-based (iBT) overall score of 92 (with no individual element below 22).
University of Sussex (Brighton, UK) 4 weeks from 28 June – 25 July 2020 20 Dormitory Up to 3
  • 1 self-selected module
  • For details, please click here.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5; or
  • TOEFL iBT score of no less than 88 overall; or
  • equivalent #
University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, USA) 6 weeks from 25 May – 3 July 2020 15 Shared on-campus accommodation (subject to availability) Up to 6 For details, please click here
  • Please click here for the list of “Acceptable English Proficiency Exams” for fulfilling UC Berkeley’s English Proficiency Requirement.
  • equivalent#
Boston University (Boston, USA) 6 weeks from 19 May – 2 July 2020 20 Dormitory (double occupancy) & meal plan (10 meals per week) Up to 6
  • 2 self-selected modules
  • For details, please click here.
CGPA requirement: A minimum CGPA score of 3.0
Preferably
  • 550 on the paper-based TOEFL (PBT); or
  • 84 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT); or
  • 6.5 on the IELTS; or
  • equivalent#
The University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) 4 weeks from 11 July – 11 August 2020 25 Shared on-campus accommodation Up to 6
  • 2 self-selected courses
  • For details, please click here.
Nil
University of Vienna (Strobl, Austria) 4 weeks from 18 July – 15 August 2020 15 On-campus accommodation with full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) Up to 6
  • Students are required to attend courses amounting to 10 ECTS credits. In order to meet this requirement one of the following options is possible:
    1. three European Studies courses; or
    2. the Arbitration Academy course plus one European Studies course; or
    3. one German course plus one European Studies course.
  • Students who successfully attend and complete four courses will receive the SHS Diploma in European Studies.
  • Students who successfully attend and complete the Arbitration Academy course will receive the Arbitration Academy Diploma.
  • For details, please click here.
  • An English level comparable to a C1 or a high B2 level within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is recommended#;
  • Acceptance will be subject to both students’ English level as stated on their proof of English language proficiency as well as students’ written Statement of Purpose (in English) to be submitted along with their application to University of Vienna.
Kyung Hee University (Seoul, South Korea) 4 weeks from 24 June – 24 July 2020 30 Dormitory Up to 6
  • Up to 6 self-selected credit units
  • Courses are generally 3 academic credits (depending on the structure of the course).
  • For details, please click here.
Nil

# Proof of the following exam/test results will also be considered:

University of Sussex
  • a Grade D on HKALE A/AS Level – Use of English/English Literature; or
  • Level 4 on HKDSE; or
  • equivalent
University of California, Berkeley
  • a Grade D on HKALE A/AS Level – Use of English/English Literature; or
  • Level 4 on HKDSE; or
  • equivalent
Boston University
  • a Grade D on HKALE A/AS Level – Use of English/English Literature; or
  • Level 4 on HKDSE; or
  • equivalent
University of Vienna
  • 6.5 on the IELTS; or
  • 550 on the Paper-based TOEFL (PBT); or
  • 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT); or
  • a Grade D on HKALE A/AS Level – Use of English/English Literature; or
  • Level 4 on HKDSE; or
  • equivalent

The above information is subject to change from time to time. Please re-visit the website or contact the College Office at 3442-4833 for updated details.



Last update: 4 February 2020