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International Summer School (July Session)

Application Procedures for Exchange Students


Application begins

Step 1

  • Create an account at our Online Application System
  • Complete all required fields of the application form in ENGLISH
  • Upload supporting documents as instructed in the Required Documents page
  • Submit your application


*You will receive your application result by email, normally within 14 working days. Your application process will be delayed if you are unable to submit all required information and/or documents at the time you submit your application.

Accept offer of admission

Step 2

  • Log-in the application system to confirm the course(s) offered
  • Settle the fees within 3 working days after your application is approved (We accept Visa and MasterCard)

Download admission package

Step 3

  • Log-in the application system to download your offer of admission which contains:
    • Letter of Admission
    • Detailed instructions for applying a student visa
    • Other important information about the programme

Apply for student visa

Step 4

  • Follow the instructions in your offer of admission and complete:
    • Confirmation of Acceptance
    • Documents for student visa application (if you are NOT a resident of Hong Kong)
  • Return the above documents to CUHK by COURIER (FedEx, DHL, UPS or SF Express) before the deadline


*Processing a student visa will take at least 6 to 8 weeks, so please make sure your documents will arrive by the stipulated deadline.

Pre-departure preparation

Step 5

  • Check your email frequently for notices and newsletters from CUHK, and get prepared for your summer in Hong Kong!


Got a question?

Email your questions to iss@cuhk.edu.hk with your full name and application number!