Student Life

Summer Exchange Programmes

Partner Institutions

Country Partner Institutions and Programme Details Duration
Austria University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  • International Summer Academy in Engineering 4 Women (ISAE4W)
1 - 31 Jul 2023
(1 - 10 Jul: Research experience
11 - 26 Jul: ISAE4W)
France Grenoble Institute of Technology (GrenobleINP)-Ginsen Summer 19 Jun - 13 Jul 2023
(19 Jun - 7 Jul : GINSEN
8 - 13 Jul: Project)
Polytech Montpellier 22 May - 16 Jun 2023
INSA Lyon 15 May - 15 Jun 2023
Mainland China Peking University 1 - 31 Jul 2023


Study Programme

  • Full-time students of a government-funded bachelor's degree programme offered by the College of Engineering, except those who have applied for graduation in Semester B 2022-23.

Year of Study

  • Normative 4-year students: Must have declared major before application and have completed at least ONE year of study at CityU before undertaking exchange.
  • Advanced Standing students: Must have completed at least ONE year of study at CityU before undertaking exchange.

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)

  • At least 2.5

English Language Proficiency

Must have achieved one of the following minimum requirements:

  • TOEFL: 79 (internet-based test) or 550 (paper-based test)
  • IELTS: Overall band of 6.5
  • Public Examinations:
    • Grade C or above in one of the following:
      • HKALE Use of English / English Literature
      • GCEAL English Literature (or Grade B at GCSE English Language)
    • Level 4 or above in HKDSE English Language
  • Senate approved English courses: Grade C or above
  • Any other equivalent English proficiency result, including a minimum of 1650 SATI or International Baccalaureate Diploma with an overall minimum score of 28.

If the English language requirements prescribed by the host institution are higher than the above. Students must follow such requirements for admission purpose.

Students MUST fulfil the English requirements before application.


  1. Identify up to 3 summer exchange institutions from the list of partner institutions.
  2. Consult the Programme Leader or Departmental Exchange Coordinator about the suitability of the proposed exchange study and procedures relating to your application. The discussion should include the tentative course plan and credit transfer arrangements.
  3. Submit the summer exchange application and proof of English proficiency to the home department by the department deadline.

No selection interview will be arranged for Summer Exchange Programme. Selection will be based on departments' nominations and students' CGPA and English proficiency. The partner institutions reserve the right of final decision on the admission of exchange students.

Financial Support

Students may apply for funding to support their exchange.

  • Student Exchange Fund
  • Special Fund for Non-local Outbound Exchange Students

For details, please check the Global Engagement Office's website.