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  • Locations: Hong Kong, SAR, China;
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
  • Restrictions: AppState applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Affiliate Minimum Language Requirement: None
Housing:
Student housing
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
3 Credits: 6 credits
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

Study in Hong Kong!

Institution

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. As a top university in Hong Kong and Asia, CUHK aims to nurture students with both specialized knowledge and wisdom for life. The education experience here is distinguished by a flexible credit unit system, a college system, bilingualism and multiculturalism.  

Location

The 5-week International Summer School offers multiple excursions, 30 credit bearing courses from 8 areas of study and an optional Beijing tour all while studying with local students. Begin your experience with a fun and engaging orientation camp that includes cooking classes, temple visits, wet market tours and other cultural activities that will bring everyone closer together. 

Academic Calendar

  • Summer Semester: Late June to Late July

Housing

Students on the CUHK Summer program will stay in university residence.

Financial

Program Costs

Paid to Appalachian State
  Summer
Hanyang Tuition & Fees See ISEP Page ($4050 estimate)
Hanyang Housing  See ISEP Page ($700 estimate)
1OIED Program Development Fee $200
Intl Health Dev Fee $60
1The OIED Program Development Fee will be placed on students’ accounts upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office. The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable. 

Estimated Additional Costs
  Summer
ISEP Application Fee $100
ISEP Placement Fee $375
Airfare $1200 - $1800 
Meals $300 - $500
1Personal Expenses $400 - $800
Books and Materials $100 - $200
Local Transportation $100 - $200
Visa (for US Citizens) 0
Passport $150
2Personal Travel and Spending $200 - $500
1Personal expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, basic travel and entertainment, etc. 
2Personal Travel and Spending amounts will vary by student and will be affected by how often a student goes out, travels, and the items they purchase.

Please note that non-billable costs are estimates only and will be affected by personal spending habits, currency fluctuations, etc. Prices listed in USD unless otherwise noted.

 

Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources.  When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates.  

Financial Aid

The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.

Scholarships

OIED Scholarships
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000. 

Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.

For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.

Academics

Classes are all taught in English. Take courses from a variety of fields, including Business and Management, China Studies, Chinese Language - Cantonese, Chinese Language - Putonghua, Enviornment, Science and Technology and Humanities and Social Science

For more information please visit the ISEP CUHK Summer webpage.

All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Students participating on the ISEP program will enroll in 6 credits during the summer. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and some programs may fill up before the listed deadline. Each year applications for Fall, Spring, and Summer will open up on August 1st. Once open the deadline will be listed below and an Apply Now button will be available at the top and bottom of this page. Most applications will have a 2 part application process so students are encouraged to complete their OIED application well before the listed deadline.

Students applying to an ISEP program should complete the ISEP application while also completing the Appalachian application.

For more information about deadlines and how to apply please visit our Guide Me web page.
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline OIED Approval Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/16/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.