School of Humanities and Social Science (SHSS) is pleasured to offer students from BSc in Global China Studies (GCS) and BSc in Quantitative Social Analysis (QSA) Program a wide range of study abroad programs. Students may choose to spend a regular term as an exchange student at one of the partner institutions in school- or university-level. Students are expected to read through all the information in StudyAbroad website before the application.
SHSS students are eligible to apply for HKUST School of Humanities and Social Science Undergraduate Outbound Exchange Program by meeting ALL the requirements listed below:
NOTE: Nomination decision rests with SHSS while final decision rests with the host university.
Upcoming Application Period – 2020 Fall:
13 Dec 2019 – 8 Jan 2020
Interested individuals should pay attention to the email from the Office of Global Learning.
Please read through all the information here before starting to apply.
|SHSS Application Term||Exchange Term||Partner University Selection|
|Year 1 at the end of Spring (May – June)||Year 2 Spring||August – October|
|Year 2 at the end of Fall (Dec – Jan)||Year 3 Fall||February/March – April|
|Year 2 at the end of Spring (May – June)||Year 3 Spring||August – October|
|Year 3 at the end of Fall (Dec – Jan)||Year 4 Fall||February/March – April|
SHSS & HKUST Partners
|Exchange Semester||SHSS Application Period||Partner University Application
and Selection Period
|Fall||December – January||Mid-February – April|
|Spring||May – June||August – October|
|Exchange Semester||Online Application Period||Partner University Application
and Selection Period (via OGL)
|Fall||February – March||March – April|
|Spring||September – October||October|
* Application deadlines may be differ, applicants should check corresponding mailbox regularly.
* Subject to further changes according to Partner’s nomination deadline each year, SHSS reserves the rights to change the above period and announces the call for application on different dates without further notice. Applicants are reminded to check their emails frequently and pay attention to the application deadline.
Submit an online application as instructed via MyStudyAbroad.
If you are shortlisted and nominated by our school, we shall liaise with the corresponding host university coordinator.
The details will be announced by email sent from partner universities once they accept SHSS’s nomination.
Applicants may be required to submit supporting document by hardcopy after finishing online application of host institutions. Applicants will be asked to send the original copy to SHSS before the stipulated deadline and SHSS will help applicants to deliver those document to partner universities.
After application submitted to host institutions, sometimes they will contact applicants individually and directly for any follow-up procedures. ALL applicants should forward the acknowledgement emails/letters, any important emails from partner universities to SHSS for future reference.
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