Summer Mainland Programs

Spend a summer at one of the Mainland partner institutions. The programs take place between June and August, and span from 2 to 5 weeks.


  • All undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Those who have participated in HKUST Summer Study Abroad before can also apply but priority will be given to those who have not participated before. Students committed to other summer nominations are not eligible to appy; and
  • Will have completed Year 1 by the start of the program; and
  • CGA 2.0 or above (Students with lower CGA may also apply. Offers may be given with special consideration.); and
  • Any additional requirements set by the specific host institutions. In particular, some of the host institutions specify eligibility requirements related to student category. Please refer to the individual program page via the links below.
  • Have not committed to an offer for HKUST Summer Study Abroad.

About the Program

  • Participation in these programs requires HKUST nominiation. HKUST students must apply through the HKUST Global Student Programs Office. The host institutions do not accept applications directly with individual students.
  • These programs are not exchange programs, thus will not be recorded on the HKUST official transcript.

List of Programs

Details for Summer 2018

CityHost Institution
Program Title
 Duration Tuition
Hong Kong Students Mainland
Beijing Peking University
Summer School
5 weeks Waived 10
Beijing Peking University
PKU Summer School International
4 weeks Fee-paying
(50% off tuition)
Beijing Renmin University of China
RUC International Summer School
4 weeks Waived 3
Beijing Tsinghua University
Tsinghua International Summer School - Experiencing China
2 weeks Waived 3
Beijing Tsinghua University
Tsinghua International Summer School - Environment
2 weeks Fee-paying 5
Guangzhou Sun Yat-sen University
SYSU International Summer Program
2 weeks Waived 2
Harbin Harbin Institute of Technology
HIT Summer Camp
5 weeks Waived 5

Taiwan: ✘
Macau: ✔

Lanzhou Lanzhou University
Lanzhou University Summer School
3 weeks Waived 2
Shanghai Fudan University
International Summer Session
4 weeks Waived 15

Macau: ✔

Shanghai Shanghai Jiaotong University
Summer Session
5 weeks Waived 20
Shanghai Shanghai Jiaotong University
Global Summer School
2-4 weeks Waived 5
Zhejiang Zhejiang University
C9 Summer School
2 weeks Waived 5
Zhejiang Zhejiang University
ZJU International Summer School
2 weeks Fee-paying 5

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