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ISEP Summer – The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Study Abroad Program)
- Locations: Hong Kong, SAR, China;
- Program Terms: Summer
- Program Sponsor: ISEP
- Restrictions: AppState applicants only
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.
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.
Students on the CUHK Summer program will stay in university residence.
|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|
|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|
|2Personal Travel and Spending||$200 - $500|
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.
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.
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.
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.