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Inbound Summer Exchange Programme

About the Programme

The College has specially arranged opportunities for participants to have hands-on experience in conducting 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.

Key Dates for Summer Term

  • Application deadline: 15 February 2023
  • Exchange period: 5 June - 4 August 2023


Participating students will be registered for the following 6 credit-unit course:

CSCI4006 - Summer Research Project for Science Students

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



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.

How to apply?

  • Partners should send their nominations to Janice Lam ( before 15 February. 
  • Applicants must submit their application via online system : Account registration / Application login
  • Applicants must also submit all the required documents in ORIGINAL copy via their home university. Direct applications will not be accepted.

List of required documents:

  • CV
  • 5 project choices with priority
  • Academic Transcript
  • Application form for Visa (ID995A)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (if applicable)
  • Request for Visa Sponsorship & Student's Agreement
  • Declaration by Financial Sponsor (Sample)
  • Photocopies of financial documents under the name of applicant, e.g. bank statements, savings account passbooks, scholarship award notification, tax receipts and salary slips. If you are financially sponsored by another party, provide the sponsor's financial statements (do not send original documents as, once submitted, all documents are irretrievable)
  • A photocopy of your travel document containing personal particulars, date of issue, date of expiry

Estimated living expenses

  • Lodging (on-campus) (Please visit SRO website for further information. You can apply for on-campus accommodation along with your exchange application via the online system)
  • Books & Stationery
  • Food
  • Laundry
  • Local Transportation
  • Personal Toiletries

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