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International Summer School (August Session)

Virtual Summer @ CUHK 2022

As one of the most popular university summer programmes in the region since its debut in 2004, the CUHK International Summer School (ISS) will be offered virtually in the summer of 2022. Join us for an extraordinary virtual learning and cultural experience – in the comfort and safety of your home.  Fun and academically challenging at the same time, the ISS is a programme where you can meet new friends from around the world, learn in an open and stimulating environment, and spend a fun-filled summer exploring a cosmopolitan city virtually!

The August Session offers intensive Putonghua (Mandarin) language training in varies levels so to acquire pragmatic competence.  You can quickly grasp practical knowledge of the Chinese language and have fun while learning with peers from around the world through Zoom and other virtual learning platforms.  Language training will be accompanied by a slew of exciting virtual cultural activities ranging from city tours, cooking classes to heritage walks.

Join us for an Extraordinary Virtual Learning and Cultural Exchange Experience “in” Hong Kong!

Programme Dates Eligibility
8 – 26 August 2022


Full-time undergraduate students currently registered at a university with good academic standing.


Courses Credits
Chinese language (Putonghua) courses at beginner, beginner upper, intermediate and advanced levels.


Students enrolled in two courses can earn up to 6 CUHK credits upon completion of the August Session.


Virtual Cultural Activities
Students can immerse in the local culture through a variety of cultural activities virtually.