Student Exchange (Outbound)

Student exchange provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable learning experience in new settings, broaden their cultural horizons and gain global perspectives. Credits earned at the partner institutions can be transferred to the academic programmes that students are studying at CityU.

Student exchange is an unforgettable experience. We have received very positive feedback from our outgoing exchange students. You can read their sharing:

- 2011
- 2013 (CAU) (NUS)
- 2014 (CAU) (NUS) (UWEC) (UZH)
- 2015 (NUS)
- 2016 (NUS) (UZH)
- 2017 (NUS)



Institutional-level Exchange Programmes


CityU has over 450 exchange agreements signed with higher education institutions all over the world. The Global Services Office (GSO) is the central coordinating unit to provide a wide range of information, services and support to exchange students.
For more information, please visit the GSO website:




College-level Exchange Programmes


The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) has signed exchange agreements with higher education institutions overseas and in the Mainland China.
For more information, please visit the CSE website:



Brooklyn College, City University of New York, USA (2 semester-based places allocated to CHEM)

School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences:



Departmental-level Exchange Programmes

The Department of Chemistry (CHEM) has signed student exchange agreements with universities overseas.

- National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore (7 students per year)

Faculty of Science:
Biological Sciences:
Environmental Studies:

Major Programme

Total Quota

Available Quota for Semester A or Semester B, 2018-19

Applied Chemistry / Chemistry



Applied Biology



Environmental Science and Management



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- Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU), Germany (3 students per summer semester)

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences:

Major Programme

  Available Quota for
  Summer Semester

Applied Biology & Environmental Science and Management


Request for "Visa Application Supporting Letter"
(for Outbound Exchange Students at College and Departmental level programmes)

  • If students need a supporting letter for visa application for outbound exchange, please send an email request to Ms Elsa Wong ( of the Co-operative Education Centre, College of Science and Engineering and attach your Letter of acceptance issued by the bost institution for reference.
  • Please note that it takes 2 - 3 working days for processing.