Student Exchange (Inbound)


Global Engagement Office (GEO) provides a range of services and information to exchange students. Please follow the link to obtain admissions information and download forms.

Our department is within the College of Engineering (CENG). Additional information for exchange students can be found in their student corner.

If you are an applicant from a partner institute with an exchange agreement with our department, please send your application form to:

Student Exchange
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 3442-0173

Application Deadline

May for Semester A enrolment (September Entry)
October for Semester B enrolment (January Entry)

Courses (Tentative)

Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalogue for the course syllabuses.

Inbound Exchange Student
Course Title Credit Offer in Semester
SEEM3034 Work Design 3 A
SEEM3040 Engineering Database and Systems 3 A
SEEM3101 Basic Methodologies and Tools for Risk Engineering 3 A
SEEM4024 Project Management 3 A
SEEM4025 Quality Systems and Management 3 A
SEEM4026 Systems Modelling, Optimization and Simulation 3 A
SEEM4043 Global Operations Management 3 A
SEEM4064 Reliability Engineering 3 A
SEEM4109 Product and Service Design and Innovation 3 A
SEEM5006 Operations Management 3 A
SEEM6037 Managing Strategic Quality 3 A
GE2339 Smart City - a Systems Engineering Perspective 3 B
SEEM3024 Ergonomics in Workplace Design 3 B
SEEM3053 Quality Improvement Methodologies 3 B
SEEM4023 Occupational Health and Safety Management 3 B
SEEM4051 Facilities and Distribution Management 3 B
SEEM4059 Process Monitoring and Inspection Techniques 3 B
SEEM4066 Professional Engineering Practice 3 B
SEEM4103 Decision Analysis and Risk Management 3 B
SEEM4113 Data Mining 3 B
SEEM6009 Project Management 3 B
SEEM6015 Supply Chain Management 3 B
SEEM6043 Quality and Reliability Engineering 3 B

Remarks: (*) Registration for postgraduate courses will be scrutinized case by case. Normally, exchange students with less than 3 years of university education are not encouraged to select P5 and P6 courses.

Other courses offered by the university:

There are also language courses available to exchange students.

Course Code Course Title Credit Offer in Semester
CAH2956 Mandarin for Non-Chinese Speakers I 3 A & B
Points to note:
  • Course offering information is subject to change.
  • Course registration is subject to the approval of the course offering department.
  • Registration for physical eduation courses offerd by the Student Development Services must be done by the student and is done after the student has been granted online access to the course registration system.

Notes to applicants

(I) Course Selection

  • Each course has been assigned a "level" to indicate the degree of academic difficulty associated with the course. Levels B2, B3 and B4 are undergraduate courses while P5 and P6 are postgraduate courses. Requests for registration of postgraduate courses will be scrutinized case by case. Normally, exchange students with less than 3 years of university education are not encouraged to select P5 and P6 courses.
  • Exchange students hosted by the SEEM department are required to select at least half of their courses offered by the respective department.
  • At CityU, an exchange student must be a full-time student. The minimum and maximum study loads for a full-time student are respectively 12 and 18 credits in a semester.

(II) Assessment

  • Exchange students should observe important dates published on the University's academic calendar within their study period. Requests for special assessment arrangement / schedule are normally not considered. Please refer to the University's Academic Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees for more information.

(III) ON-line Application for Student Residence (Exchange students - undergraduates)

  • Applications for the Student Residence for new students should be made to the Student Residence Office before the application deadlines.
  • Late applications will NOT be considered unless vacancy is available.
  • Due to limited capacity, there is no guarantee that accommodation in the Student Residence can be provided to all applicants.
  • More details, please refer to
  • Enquiry: (Email)

(IV) Off-campus Accommodation

  • Students who are not offered a place of on-campus student residence or prefer living away from campus, they are strongly advised to arrive Hong Kong at least two or three weeks before the semester begins in order to seek off-campus accommodation.
  • Details about off-campus accommodation are available at the SRO website:
  • Enquiry: (Email)


Student exchange coordinator:
Dr. LI Lishuai

Last modified on 12 April, 2021