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International Summer School (August Session)

Summer @ CUHK

Are you looking for an in-person summer programme that is fun, interactive and academically challenging at the same time, 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? Join us at the Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School (CUHK ISS) to enjoy all of that and more!

The August Session offers intensive Putonghua language training in various 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.  Language training will be accompanied by a slew of exciting cultural activities ranging from city tours, cooking classes to heritage walks.

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

Programme Dates Eligibility
6 – 26 August 2023

  • Hostel move-in and student registration: 6 August 2023
  • Orientation: 7 August 2023
  • First day of class: 8 August 2023
  • Last day of class: 24 August 2023
  • Final exam (if any): 25 August 2023
  • Farewell dinner: 25 August 2023
  • Hostel move-out: 26 August 2023
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.


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