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Students from our partner institutions may come to HKUST for exchange to broaden their views and add an extra dimension to their studies.

Postgraduate exchange opportunities are offered by the following Schools/ Departments/ Programs:

School of Science
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School of Engineering
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Email: (research) / (coursework)

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies
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Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics
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MBA Program
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MSc in Economics Program
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MSc in Information Systems Management Program
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MSc in International Management Program
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We also welcome students studying in other places to come for a short stay:

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To be eligible for PG Exchange Study at HKUST, you should:

  • Currently be a registered postgraduate student at one of our partner institutions; and
  • Be nominated for the program by your home institution.


Application Procedures

Step 1

  • Seek nomination from your home institution

Step 2

  • Consult the appropriate HKUST School/ Program for details (e.g. course enrolment, accommodation, scholarship, etc., see above for contact information)

Step 3

Step 4

  • Send your official transcript and/or testimonial and other required documents

Step 5

  • Apply for student visa/ entry permit (Not sure if you need one? Check here)

Step 6

  • Subscribe to the HKUST Compulsory Travel Insurance Plan

Step 7

  • Register as a PG Exchange Student