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Program Overview

School of Humanities and Social Science comprises three divisions – the Division of Humanities, the Division of Social Science and the Center for Language Education.

Your exchange at HKUST may be up to two terms, subject to the approval of Undergraduate/Postgraduate Academic Program Committee, School of Humanities and Social Science, HKUST.

For course information, please click below:

  • Division of Social Science.
  • Division of Humanities.
  • Eligibilities
    Full-time students currently enrolled in a Bachelor, Master or PhD program at a tertiary institution that has student exchange agreement with the School of Humanities and Social Science, HKUST.

    Application Deadlines
    Exchange Term
    Application Deadline
    Fall 15 April
    Spring 15 September

    Application Procedures
    Submit the application form and supporting documents

    Undergraduate students, once your home university nominates you to us, you will be given the access right to our online system to create your own profile. Please submit an online application as instructed via MyStudyAbroad .

    For Postgraduate students, please fill in Application Form. Please be reminded to plan ahead and consult your academic advisor for your study plan.


    Forward the application material to us via your home university or upload to the online system
    For Undergraduate students, you should upload the required documents as instructed via MyStudyAbroad .

    For Postgraduate students, completed Application Form together with required supporting documents should be sent to the following address via the exchange coordinator of your home university. Please note that direct application from the student will not be accepted.

    Mailing Address:
    International and Mainland Programs Office
    Room 3347, School of Humanities and Social Science,
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
    Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Complete other required forms once you are accepted for exchange at our university

    For Undergraduate students, you can download your offer letter via MyStudyAbroad once you are successfully accepted by us after the application deadline. Upon accepting our offer, you will be able to download the relevant registration package via MyStudyAbroad and return the hardcopy to us on or before the stipulated deadline to the specific mailing address stated in the package.

    For Postgraduate students, offer letter and admission package will be sent by email 3 ~ 4 weeks after the application deadline if your application is successfully accepted by us. For details, please refer to the HKUSTSHSS Fact Sheet.