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International Summer School (August Session)

Fees

Generally speaking, living in Hong Kong can be expensive but living at CUHK is extremely affordable.

The following tables show the programme costs for the 2018 ISS August Session but they do not include airfare, meals, personal expenses, off-campus transportation, etc.

Exchange Students

Tuition Waived
Textbook HK$180/ US$24
On-Campus Accommodation Fee HK$3,080/ US$395
Administration & Activities Fee HK$2,500 / US$323
Visa Application Fee HK$580 / US$75
Refundable Hostel Deposit HK$1,000 / US$129
Refundable Caution Money HK$450 / US$58

*US$ amounts are for reference only.

Notes:

  • All fees are subject to final confirmation by the University.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable unless otherwise specified. The caution money and hostel deposit (if applicable) will be refunded in late October if there is no outstanding payment.
  • To be considered as an exchange student, the student’s home institution must have an existing exchange agreement with CUHK and has officially nominated the student for exchange.
  • The administration fee covers orientation, farewell, cultural and weekend activities.
  • The on-campus accommodation fee does not include a meal plan.
  • The visa fee covers a student visa to Hong Kong. All exchange students will be required to pay the visa fee through the online application system upon confirmation of registration. The following students will receive a refund for any visa fee overcharged: Hong Kong residents who do not need student visas; students attending both ISS July and August Sessions and other CUHK summer programmes (if applicable); and current students in the International Asian Studies Programme (IASP) who extend their study at CUHK.

Non-local Fee-paying Students

Tuition HK$14,352 / US$1,840
Textbook HK$180/ US$24
On-Campus Accommodation Fee HK$3,080/ US$395
Administration & Activities Fee HK$2,500 / US$323
Visa Application Fee HK$580 / US$75
Refundable Hostel Deposit HK$1,000 / US$129
Refundable Caution Money HK$450 / US$58

*US$ amounts are for reference only.

Notes:

  • All fees are subject to final confirmation by the University.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable unless otherwise specified. The caution money and hostel deposit (if applicable) will be refunded in late October if there is no outstanding payment.
  • The administration fee covers orientation, farewell, cultural and weekend activities.
  • The on-campus accommodation fee does not include a meal plan.
  • The visa fee covers a student visa to Hong Kong. All non-local students will be required to pay the visa fee through the online application system upon confirmation of registration. The following students will receive a refund for any visa fee overcharged: Hong Kong residents who do not need student visas; students attending both ISS July and August Sessions and other CUHK summer programmes (if applicable); and current students in the International Asian Studies Programme (IASP) who extend their study at CUHK.

 


Local Fee-paying Students

Tuition HK$14,352
Textbook HK$180
On-Campus Accommodation Fee HK$3,080
Administration & Activities Fee HK$1,600
Refundable Hostel Deposit HK$1,000
Refundable Caution Money HK$450

Notes:

  • All fees are subject to final confirmation by the University.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable unless otherwise specified. The caution money and hostel deposit (if applicable) will be refunded in late October if there is no outstanding payment.
  • The administration fee covers orientation, farewell and cultural activities. Local students can join weekend activities by paying a participation fee.
  • The on-campus accommodation fee does not include a meal plan.