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International Summer School (July 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!

At the five-week CUHK ISS July Session, you can:

• Enrol in up to two academic courses (each with three credits) in four academic areas taught by outstanding CUHK and visiting professors from renowned overseas universities, as well as Chinese language courses in Putonghua and Cantonese. All courses will be taught in English apart from Chinese language courses.
• Study with peers from around the world at CUHK’s multicultural environment.
• Participate in excursions, activities, and visits to immerse in the local culture outside the classroom.

Read on to discover how the ISS July session can make this summer one of your best!

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

Programme Dates Eligibility
25 June – 2 August 2023

  • Hostel move-in and student registration: 25 and/or 26 June 2023
  • Orientation: 27 June 2023
  • First day of class: 28 June 2023
  • Last day of class: 28 July 2023
  • Final exam (if any): 31 July 2023
  • Farewell dinner: 31 July 2023
  • Hostel move-out: 2 August 2023


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


Courses Credits
20 English taught content courses and Chinese language (Putonghua and Cantonese) courses at beginner and immediate levels.


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


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