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COVID-19 | 8 February, 2021
  • Inbound exchange operates as usual for both Semester B 2020-21 and Semester A 2021-22. We continue to welcome international students from our partner universities.
  • Outbound exchange operates as usual, subject to conditions laid down by GEO and their respective host universities.
  • Summer Programmes 2021 (for CityU students) are now open for application. View our website for programme details.
Exchange Programme
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Undergraduate Student Exchange Programme (SEP)

Who should apply?

We welcome the following current BBA/BSc full-time students who do not have any exchange study experience to make the application.
Students are required to complete at least one year of university studies at CityU before your exchange semester.  Students may need to seek the advices from their Departmental Exchange Coordinators for special arrangement if necessary.

Year of Programmes Period of Application First Round Application* Period of Study Expected Graduation Date
2-Year BBA Programmes
(BBAU2)
Year 3 November Yes Year 4 Semester A and/or B Normal
Year 3 July   Year 4 Semester B Summer (i.e. mid-October)
3-Year BBA Programmes
(BBAU3)
Year 2 November Yes Year 3 Semester A and/or B Normal
Year 2 July   Year 3 Semester B Normal
Year 3 November Yes Year 4 Semester A and/or B Normal
Year 3 July   Year 4 Semester B Summer (i.e. mid-October)
4-Year BBA Programmes
(BBAU4, BSCCBU4)
Year 2 November Yes Year 3 Semester A and/or B Normal
Year 2 July   Year 3 Semester B Normal
Year 3 November Yes Year 4 Semester A Normal
Not Applicable   Year 4 Semester B Not Applicable
4-Year BBA Accountancy &
BSc Computational Finance and
Financial Technology Programmes
(BBAU4, BSCCBU4)
Year 1
November
Yes Year 2 Semester B Normal
Year 1
July
  Year 2 Semester B Normal
Year 2 November Yes Year 3 Semester A and/or B Normal
Year 2 July   Year 3 Semester B Normal
Year 3
November
Yes Year 4 Semester A Normal
Not Applicable   Year 4 Semester B Not Applicable

When to apply?

Application Exchange Period Application Period
First Round Semester A and/or B 2021-2022 1 to 30 November 2020
Second Round Semester B 2021-2022 1 to 31 July 2021

*The quotas left behind from the First Round Application will be invited application in the Second Round.  Students are therefore encouraged to make their application in the first round.

Where to go?

Applicants should make their choices from the List of Universities for the College and Departmental Level Exchange Programmes.

How to apply?

For the First Round Application 2021-2022, applicant is required to complete both the applications for the (i) College & Departmental Level Exchange Programmes and (ii) the Institutional Level Exchange Programmes.  Interview is required for (i) only.  Finally, each applicant will receive an offer from (i) if they have satisfactory performance in the interview and also an offer from (ii).  Applicants need to confirm their acceptance of the offer in either (i) or (ii) if they have two offers.

Please follow the Application Schedule to make your application.

(i) College and Departmental Level Exchange Programmes
(offered by College of Business, Department of Economics & Finance, Department of Management Sciences)

Please complete the Online Application by logging in your Electronic ID and submit the following supplementary documents electronically from 1 to 30 November 2020:
  • A recent passport-size photo
  • English proficiency test report, i.e TOEFL or IELTS organized by British Council or IDP
    • optional for applicants who choose to study in Mainland or Taiwan
    • the test date of your report should be after October 2019 (i.e. valid for duration of two years until end of October 2021)
    • late submission of the report can be accepted until 24 January 2021
  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (DSE) report (for local students only)
  • Upload 1-minute Video of (i) Self-Introduction or (ii) Introduction of CityU campus facilities and services
  • Any other supplementary information which you think would be relevant to your application

(ii) Institutional Level Exchange Programmes
(offered by Global Engagement Office)

Please complete the Online Application by logging in your Electronic ID in AIMS (>Student Services > Outbound Student Exchange Application) and submit the following supplementary documents electronically from November 2020 to 24 January 2021:

  • English proficiency test results, i.e TOEFL or IELTS organized by British Council or IDP
    • optional for applicants who choose to study in Mainland or Taiwan
    • the test date of your report should be after October 2019 (i.e. valid for duration of two years until end of October 2021)
  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (DSE) report (for local students only)