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City University Hong Kong

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Program Location : Hong Kong, China
Sponsor: Texas A&M International University
Program Type: Exchange
Duration: Semester or Year
Academic Areas: Business Administration, Communication, Social Sciences, Sciences.

OVERVIEW

The University: CityU ranks among the best 150 universities worldwide and its social sciences, science and engineering and business departments/programs have been ranked the top 100 in the world by the Times Higher Education Supplement in the U.K. A wide range of programs is offered by colleges and schools of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, Creative Media, Law, Division of Building Science and Technology, and the Community College of City University. Student enrollment is over 19,000 students.

Location: Located in Hong Kong's Kowloon district, CityU resides in a dynamic modern metropolis steeped in a unique blend of Eastern and Western tradition. Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong, comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon. The Victoria Harbour, separating the glass towers of the Hong Kong Island and the busy streets of Kowloon, is one of the world's most spectacular waterways. Beyond the commercial districts are beautiful islands and unspoiled beaches along the coast. One of the world's tallest Buddha statues is found on the Lantau Island, the largest outlying island in Hong Kong. The official languages of Hong Kong are Chinese and English. Cantonese is the indigenous and most widely spoken dialect. Use of Putonghua (Mandarin) is growing. Major signage is in English and Chinese.

IMPORTANT LINKS:

University Website | TAMIU Study Abroad Application | CityU Application

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Students may participate in this program for a semester or academic year. For either of these sessions, students select from courses offered through CityU's academic departments grouped under the different faculties. With English as the main language of instruction, CityU is extremely attractive to TAMIU students majoring in Business, Communication, Social Sciences, and Science.

HOUSING

Student housing is available on campus. The Student Residence is within 10 to 15 minutes walking distance to the main campus. For each resident, facilities in the room include: a single bed with mattress (resident should bring beddings for his/her own use, e.g. pillow, bed sheet and quilt), a wardrobe, a study desk and chair, bookshelves, telephone (shared by roommates), a computer network connection port, shower room and toilet shared between two adjacent rooms (only for undergraduate halls), washbasin and mirror cabinet in the shared shower room and a card-operated window type air-conditioner on fee-charging basis.

In view of the limited capacity, no guarantee of accommodation in the Student Residence can be made. Therefore it is extremely important you submit your housing application by the required deadline or earlier. For detailed housing information you can click here.

PROGRAM COST

For information in regards to program cost please contact OSA.

FINANCIAL AID and SCHOLARSHIPS

TAMIU financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Student interested in receiving financial aid should:

  • Direct financial aid inquiries to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Complete and submit the FAFSA by the appropriate deadline
  • OSA will provide a Study Abroad Budget to the Office of Financial Aid

In addition to financial aid, qualified students may apply for the institutional and external scholarships.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Deadlines are listed below. For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by those dates. Only complete applications will be accepted.

Fall Semester Program - March 1

Spring Semester Program - September 15


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