Eligibility for Application for Student Exchange Programme
Full-time students in government-funded bachelor's degree programmes at CityU can apply for the Student Exchange Programme.
Applicants must have attained a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.5 in their recent semester prior to application.
Applicants must fulfill the minimum English language requirement set for the Student Exchange Programme unless they choose programmes that are conducted in Chinese at host institutions in Mainland China or Taiwan.
Students must meet the requirements set by the host institutions.
In general, students from nominative 4-year undergraduate programmes should have completed at least one year of study with major declared* before they apply for Student Exchange Programme, while Advanced Standing students must have completed at least one year of study* at CityU before participating in an exchange programme.
* subject to approval of College/School/Department
Students with special situation may check further with their College/School/Department on their eligibility:
College of Business students: Please check with your College.
College of Engineering students: Please check with your Department.
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences students: Please check with your Department.
College of Science students: Please check with your College.
Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences students: Please check with your College.
School of Creative Media students: Please check with your School.
School of Data Science students: Please check with your School.
School of Energy and Environment students: Please check with your School.
School of Law students: Please check with your School.
English Language Requirement
Students who wish to participate in the Student Exchange Programme must meet one of the following minimum requirements set by the University, unless you are seeking entry to a programme conducted in Chinese at a host institution in Mainland China or Taiwan:
IELTS overall band score of 6.5
TOEFL (iBT) score of 79
Grade C in one of the University English courses approved by the Senate for fulfilling the University English requirement
Level 4 in HKDSE English Language
Any other equivalent qualifications accepted by the University as proof of English language proficiency
Students who intend to participate in Student Exchange Programme should make sure their English language results are valid throughout the entire application process*. Failure to do so may result in withdrawal of Student Exchange Programme offer and funding.
* IELTS and TOEFL results are valid for two years only from the test taken date.
In addition to the above, exchange students must also satisfy the language requirements, if any, set by the host institution.