Student Exchange (Inbound)


Global Services Office (GSO) provides a range of services and information to exchange students. Please follow the link to obtain admissions information and download forms.

Our department is within the College of Science and Engineering (CSE). Additional information for exchange students can be found in their student corner.

If you are an applicant from a partner institute with an exchange agreement with our department, please send your application form to:

Student Exchange
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 3442-0173

Application Deadline

May for Semester A enrolment (September Entry)
October for Semester B enrolment (January Entry)

Courses (Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalogue for the course syllabuses.)

Inbound Exchange Student
Course Code # Course Title Credit Offer in Semester
GE2336 Understanding Phenomena around us: An Introduction to Systems Thinking 3 B
SEEM2037 Introduction to Logistics Industry 3 A
SEEM3020 Engineering Economic Analysis 3 B
SEEM3027 Logistics and Materials Management 3 A
SEEM3034 Work Design 3 A
SEEM3040 Engineering Database and Systems 3 A
SEEM3053 Quality Improvement Methodologies 3 A
SEEM3056 Engineering Management Principle and Practice 3 B
SEEM3057 Industrial Marketing for Engineers 3 Summer
SEEM3060 Operations Research 3 A
SEEM3102 Quality Engineering 3 A & B
SEEM4023 Occupational Health & Safety Management 3 Summer
SEEM4025 Quality Systems & Management 3 B
SEEM4026 Systems Modelling and Simulation 3 A
SEEM4051 Facilities and Distribution Management 3 B
SEEM4062 Quality Engineering II 3 B
SEEM5006 (*) Operations Management 3 A
SEEM6009 (*) Project Management 3 B
SEEM6015 (*) Supply Chain Management 3 B
SEEM6037 (*) Managing Strategic Quality 3 A
SEEM6043 (*) Quality and Reliability Engineering 3 B
SEEM6050 (*) Engineering Economic Analysis 3 B

Remarks: (*) Registration for postgraduate courses will be scrutinized case by case. Normally, exchange students with less than 3 years of university education are not encouraged to select P5 and P6 courses.

Other courses offered by the university:

There are also language courses available to exchange students.

Course Code Course Title Credit Offer in Semester
CAH2956 Mandarin for Non-Chinese Speakers I 3 A & B
Points to note:
  • Course offering information is subject to change.
  • Course registration is subject to the approval of the course offering department.
  • Registration for physical eduation courses offerd by the Student Development Services must be done by the student and is done after the student has been granted online access to the course registration system.

Notes to applicants

(I) Course Selection

  • Each course has been assigned a "level" to indicate the degree of academic difficulty associated with the course. Levels B2, B3 and B4 are undergraduate courses while P5 and P6 are postgraduate courses. Requests for registration of postgraduate courses will be scrutinized case by case. Normally, exchange students with less than 3 years of university education are not encouraged to select P5 and P6 courses.
  • Exchange students hosted by the SEEM department are required to select at least half of their courses offered by the respective department.
  • At CityU, an exchange student must be a full-time student. The minimum and maximum study loads for a full-time student are respectively 12 and 18 credits in a semester.

(II) Assessment

  • Exchange students should observe important dates published on the University's academic calendar within their study period. Requests for special assessment arrangement / schedule are normally not considered. Please refer to the University's Academic Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees for more information.

(III) ON-line Application for Student Residence (Exchange students - undergraduates)

  • Applications for the Student Residence for new students should be made to the Student Residence Office before the application deadlines.
  • Late applications will NOT be considered unless vacancy is available.
  • Due to limited capacity, there is no guarantee that accommodation in the Student Residence can be provided to all applicants.
  • More details, please refer to
  • Enquiry: (Email)

(IV) Off-campus Accommodation

  • Students who are not offered a place of on-campus student residence or prefer living away from campus, they are strongly advised to arrive Hong Kong at least two or three weeks before the semester begins in order to seek off-campus accommodation.
  • Details about off-campus accommodation are available at the SRO website:
  • Enquiry: (Email)


Student exchange coordinator:
Dr. ZHANG Zijun

Last modified on 24 February, 2017