Student Life

Summer Exchange Programmes

About the Programme

The College has specially arranged Overseas Internship Scheme in order to give participants to experience the scientific research related to their study. Apart from research experience, outside classroom workshop including cultural activities and industrial visit to give participants a brief understanding of industrial establishments in HK as well as have a taste of Chinese culture. It aims to provide student with the opportunity to conduct a research project for widening their horizon and applying their knowledge practically.
Programme Dates: 10 June - 9 August

Summer Exchange Program 2019 poster

Key Dates Summer Semester
Application deadline 1 March
Earliest arrival date 4 June
Duration 10 June to 9 August


Participating students may register 6 credit units course.


Possible Internship Research Areas:

  • Science:
    Chemistry; Biology;  Environmental Science; Cancer Biology; Regenerative Medicine; Neuroscience; Nanomedicine; Multimedia Computing; Distributed Mobile Computing and Wireless Networking; Applied Algorithms; Data Science and Knowledge Management; Systems, Software Engineering and Internet Applications, Evolutionary Computation; Applied Analysis; Computational Mathematics; Mathematical Modelling; Probability and Statistics; Theory and Computational Physics; Spectroscopy and Imaging; Atomic, Molecular, Optics, Low Dimensional Systems; Soft Matter and Biophysics; Radiation Physics
  • Engineering:
    Civil, Structural and Geotechnical Engineering; Architecture and Architectural Engineering; Applied Electromagnetics; Optoelectronics, Electronics, Nanotechnology and Biosystems; Wireless Communications; Networking; Computer Engineering and Control Systems; Device physics; Materials science; Mechanical Engineering/ Product Design/ Manufacturing/ Quality Engineering; Robotics/ Mechatronics/ Automation; Bio/ Biomedical Engineering; Nuclear and Risk Engineering; Systems Engineering; Engineering Management


Applicants must:

  • have enrolled at one of our partner universities as a full-time student for no less than one academic year.
  • meet the minimum academic "good standing" requirement at their home university.
  • meet one of the English requirements if English is NOT the medium of instruction at their home university:
    • TOEFL 79 (internet-based test) or above; OR
    • IELTS 6.5 or above; OR
    • Chinese Mainland's College English Test (CET) Band 6 or above.
  • be nominated by their university’s international office or unit concerned.


Applicants must submit their applications together with all the required documents in ORIGINAL copy via their home university by 1 March.

Lodging (on-campus) Please visit SRO website for further information. On-campus residence will be arranged for successful applicants, subject to availability of hostel places.
Books & Stationery Please click here for further information.
Local Transportation
Personal Toiletries
Medical Insurance Please visit GEO website for further information.

More about…