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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

Schedule of Events for 2021/2022 Application



* Applicant may attend either IELTS or TOEFL
** Choose either one of the options
*** 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.
Event

Date

Details

“I’m Ready for Exchange” Student Exchange Programme Briefing 28 September 2020 **
10:00 to 12:00
Zoom Meeting ID: 953 297 9249
2 November 2020 **
10:00 to 12:00
English Language Proficiency Prepare for IELTS or TOEFL Before the test (i) Self-study at the English Language Self-Access Centre located in Room 4240, 4/F, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building
(ii) Applicants who have already attended IELTS should make sure the test date of their report should be after October 2019 (i.e. valid for duration of two years until end of October 2021)
Attend on-site IELTS organized by IDP * On-site Test
Registration:
1 November to 27 December 2020

On-site Test Date:
9 January 2021

(i) Online Registration for the onsite test
(iii) Attend the On-site Test (paper-based test) on 9 January 2021 in CityU
Attend other test date of IELTS organized IDP or British Council * Register other test date before mid-December 2020

Attend the test on or before 9 January 2021

(i) Applicants may attend either IELTS or TOEFL
(ii) Choose “Academic Module” for test registration
(iii) Choose either paper-based or computer-based test
(iv) Priority will be given to applicants who submit the report online before the submission deadline of 24 January 2021
Attend TOEFL *
Submit IELTS or TOEFL Report on or before 24 January 2021 Complete both of the below procedures (i) & (ii)

  1. Online Submission to CB
    > Upload the Report at “Upload Files” Section, and
    > Mark the Score at “Education” Section
  2. (ii) Online Submission to Global Engagement Office (GEO)
    > Login AIMS > Student Services > Outbound Student Exchange Application
Application Period for College and Departmental Level Exchange Programmes *** 1 to 30 November 2020 Online Application
(i) For applicants who plan to study abroad in 2021-2022
(ii) Late submission of IELTS or TOEFL report can be made online on or before 24 January 2021
(iii) Offered by the CB, EF and MS Department
Individual Consultation 9, 16, 23 & 30 November
09:30 to 12:00

Zoom Session for 30 minutes
(i) Register for a 30-minute session to seek advice on how to make a plan for your exchange study
(ii) Registered applicant will receive meeting ID one day in advance by e-mail
(iii) Organized by CB

Sharing Session 11 November 2020
19:00 to 21:00
Zoom Session
(i) Register the session to share the experience with returned students
(ii) Meeting ID: 988 4288 5463 Password: 506574
(iii) Organized by the Exchange Student Club
Advice Corner 16 & 27 November 2020
14:30 to 17:00
Zoom and Walk-in Session
(i) 7-208, 7/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
(ii) Meeting ID: 327 025 5814
(ii) Arranged by the Exchange Student Club
 

Application Period for Institutional Level Exchange Programmes ***

9 December 2020 to 25 January 2021 (i) For applicants who plan to study abroad in 2021-2022
(ii) Login AIMS (Student Services > Outbound Student Exchange Application)
(iii) Applicants are required to submit the IELTS or TOEFL report
(iv) Arranged by the GEO
Zoom Interview for the College and Departmental Level Exchange Programmes *** 4 to 8 January 2021

(i) For applicants who made the application before 30 November 2020
(ii) Arranged by CB
(iii) Applicants will receive the Interview schedule one week in advance by e-mail

Announcement of Result

Early February 2021

Result of the Institutional/College/Departmental Level Exchange Programmes to be announced by CB via e-mail

Briefing Session for Selected Students (Part I)

8 February 2021
10:00 to 12:00

(i) Zoom Meeting ID: 953 297 9249
(ii) Arranged by CB

Confirmation of Exchange Study

8 February 2021

Online Confirmation with CB in the “My Exchange Portfolio”
Acceptance of Offer

17 to 21 February 2021

(i) Login AIMS (Student Services > Outbound Student
Exchange Application) to accept the offer
(ii) Settle caution money for the amount of $1,000 in AIMS
Briefing Session for Selected Students (Part II) 9 March 2021
10:00 to 11:00
(i) Zoom Meeting ID: 953 297 9249
(ii) Arranged by CB
Registration for Overseas University March to May 2021 For Semester A exchange students
August to October 2021 For Semester B exchange students
Complete online Survey (IDI) April 2021 For Semester A exchange students
Online Submission with assigned username & password
October 2021 For Semester B exchange students
Online Submission with assigned username & password
Pre-Departure Training April 2021 (i) For Semester A exchange students
(iii) organized by CB
October 2021 (i) For Semester B exchange students
(iii) organized by CB
Briefing Session from GEO April 2021 (i) For Semester A & B (first round) exchange students
(ii) To be organized by GEO
Departure Late August/September 2021 For Semester A exchange students
Late December 2021/January 2022 For Semester B exchange students