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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
23 June – 31 July 2024

  • Hostel move-in and student registration: 23 and/or 24 June
  • Orientation: 25 June
  • First day of class: 26 June
  • Last day of class: 26 July
  • Final exam (if any): 29 July
  • Farewell dinner: 29 July
  • Hostel move-out: 31 July


Full-time undergraduates and high school seniors who have received a confirmed offer from a recognized university.


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 Early Bird Discount for Fee-paying students 
Students can immerse in the local culture through a variety of cultural activities.


Discounted tuition of HK$ 8,151 per course

(Apply before 31 March 2024)