Summer Programme in Serbia:
Urban and Rural Development across
Central and Southeast Europe

Programme Overview

Host Institution Educons University
Destination Novi Sad, Serbia
Programme Dates July 1 - 30, 2018
Quotas 15
Fee HK$10,000

Remarks: Programme dates and fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Programme Features

  • To foster students’ personal development and develop critical thinking, problem solving, adaptiveness and interpersonal skills;
  • To broaden students’ cultural horizons with a comprehensive and unique learning experience outside Hong Kong through the sharing of knowledge and opinions, and interaction with international experts, professors and students from different backgrounds;
  • To encourage global thinking through the understanding of the trend and challenges in global urban and rural development, and the daily interaction with local people and students from different institutions;
  • To enhance students’ intercultural communication skills and language competence through the simulation of today’s culturally diverse working environment; and
  • To allow students to experience interdisciplinary learning through the combination of language learning, cultural experience, academic modules, practical workshops, and professional visits and coaching.

Programme Schedule

Please refer to the tentative programme schedule. Click here.

Remark: Programme schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

Application Requirements

  • Students who meet the following conditions will have priority:
    • Those who have not joined any university-organized non-local learning programme of at least 4 weeks long before; and
    • Those who are in their final year of study on a UGC-funded bachelor's degree programme and intended to graduate at the end of Summer Term of 2018.

Student Report

Upon completion of the programme, each applicant has to submit a reflective report to share what you have learnt from the programme and how the experience may benefit your career development and personal growth. The reflective report should contain 5 photos and at least 300 words in length.

Application Procedures

Please refer to the Discovery@World application procedures. Click here.

Application deadline: April 6, 2018

Apply Here

Available Additional Funding

Students may apply for the following funding. Please click the links below for funding details:

Funding Name Destination Details
Scheme for Subsidy on Exchange(SSE) Around the World Here
Scheme for Subsidy on Exchange to "Belt and Road" Regions (SSEBR) "Belt and Road" regions defined by Education Bureau Here

**The application for funding, where eligible, must be made through the Discovery@World online application form.

Global Learning Experience 1001

Global Learning Experience 1001 (GLE1001) is a 1-credit course made available for eligible students participating in Discovery@World programmes. In this 1-credit course, students will write a weekly discovery log to reflect their unique discovery of the culture differences between Hong Kong and the host country/region; and submit a written report together with a two-minute video presentation to identify an important real-life global problem and propose a creative solution. Students are required to pass both discovery log and global problem-solution report to secure an overall pass in this course.

Please click HERE for further details of the course.


Global Engagement Office
Tel:     3442 8089