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International Summer School (July 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 CUHK ISS July Session but they do not include airfare, meals, personal expenses, off-campus transportation, etc.


CUHK Students

Tuition Waived
Security deposit (refundable) HK$1,000 (3 credits)

HK$2,000 (6 credits)

Notes:

  • All fees are subject to final confirmation by the University.
  • The security deposit will be refunded by October upon completion of the ISS.
  • If a student drops a course without a replacement, the course deposit will NOT be refunded, except if they withdraw from the ISS in order to attend the University Summer Session (USS) organized by the Registration and Examinations Section (RES).
  • Students who withdraw from the ISS for the USS and wish to receive a full refund of their course deposit(s) must notify the Office of Academic Links in writing on or before mid-April (exact date to be announced) and provide proof of participation in the USS afterwards.
  • CUHK students can join the orientation and farewell activities and other cultural activities at the ISS by paying a participation fee.

Exchange Students

Tuition Waived
On-Campus Accommodation Fee HK$5,130 / US$662
Administration & Activities Fee HK$3,800 / US$488
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$7,176 / US$920 (3-credit)
HK$14,352 / US$1,840 (6-credit)
On-Campus Accommodation Fee HK$5,130 / US$662
Administration & Activities Fee HK$3,800 / US$488
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 a student visa; 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$7,176 (3-credit)
HK$14,352 (6-credit)
On-Campus Accommodation Fee HK$5,130
Administration & Activities Fee HK$2,400
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.