Winter Study Abroad Opportunities


HKUST's partner institutions as well as other universities offer a range of ONLINE winter programs in the coming winter. Students can directly apply for these programs with the host institution. this

Program List - Winter 2020-21

The list will be updated if further information is received from the host institutions.


    • MCI Management Center Innsbruck
      MCI Winter Program

      1 -19 February (3 week)

      Innovation & Start-up
      Business Ethics
      Digital Entrepreneurship
      Digital Marketing
      Austrian cultural and intercultural atlas
      New Product Design
      Renewable Energy
      Water Pollution Control

      MCI Winter Program offers undergraduate courses with a focus on engineering and business. You may take up to 3 courses.

      Program details: Click here

      3 Dec 2020

      Tuition: 890 EUR (discounted price for HKUST students)

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    • Tallinn University
      Tallinn Winter School

      11 - 29 Jan 2021 (3 weeks)

      Estonian Language
      Russian Language
      ICT, Design and Engineering

      Tallinn Winter School, organised since 2010, is a 3-week programme in January, which includes language courses and creative workshops and provides a fascinating cultural programme. Tallinn Winter School has a casual and relaxed atmosphere, yet still maintains a scholastic approach, as well as acceptance of a wide diversity of opinions.

      Program details: Click here

      Registration starts on 1 Oct 2020

      200-490 EUR

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    • Technische Universitaet Berlin
      TU Berlin Winter University

      4 - 29 Jan 2021 (4 weeks including a preparatory reading week)

      Circular Economy: Introduction and Urban Prototyping
      Data Science with Python
      Extended Reality: Design and Development
      German for Beginners
      Innovation and Entrepreneurship
      Introduction to Python Programming
      Machine Learning using Python: Theory and Application
      Space Mission Design

      Courses at the TU Berlin Winter School include approximately 18 hours of instruction per week. Students receive a certificate of the TU Berlin and ECTS credit points on successful completion of their course.

      Program details: Click here

      20 Dec 2020

      Tuition: 870 EUR (discounted price for HKUST students)

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    • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
      Mishpatim Seminar: Israeli and International Law

      4 - 29 Jan 2021 (4 weeks)

      This seminar aims to provide students with an overview of the contemporary Israeli legal system, while enabling them to explore the major challenges it has grappled with in recent years. The first week of the seminar includes introductory classes designed to impart knowledge of the basic concepts and institutional framework of Israeli law and government. Classes during the remainder of the seminar focus on more specific areas of Israeli law. They feature guest lectures by leading academics and experienced practitioners, who provide students with information on the latest developments in their fields of expertise. In the course of the program, students will also participate in online tours of the Supreme Court of Israel, the Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) and the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum.

      Program details: Click here

      14 Dec 2020

      Application fee: 80 USD
      Tuition fee: 1,680 USD

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    • Sophia University
      January Session in Japanese Studies

      8 - 29 Jan 2021 (4 weeks)

      Contemporary Japanese Culture & Society
      Japanese Business and Economy
      Japanese Language
      Japanese Society: Unique Insights and Perspectives
      Media and Contemporary Issues in Japan

      The aim of this program is to invite university students from outside Japan and create a stimulating learning environment for promoting globalization and diversity. In this 4-week program, participants are to choose 1-3 courses each worth 1-2 credits.

      Program details: Click here

      28 Sep - 31 Oct 2020

      Tuition (1 coures): 74,400 JPY
      Tuition (2 courses): 138,800 JPY
      Tuition (3 courses): 203,200 JPY

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    • Tohoku University
      Tohoku University Japanese Program

      1 Dec 2020 - 14 Dec 2020 (2 weeks)

      Japanese Language

      Tohoku University Japanese Program (TUJP) Online is designed to improve your Japanese proficiency and deepen your understanding of Japan. The program consists of intensive Japanese lessons with many hands-on activities to practice Japanese. In addition, there are seminars where you can learn about a variety of traditional Japanese cultures, both in theory and actual practice.

      Program details: Click here

      4 Dec 2020 (Extended)

      Tuition: 30,000 JPY
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  • Ewha Womans University
    Ewha International Winter College

    20 Jan 2021 - 9 Feb 2021 (3 weeks)

    Korean Studies with real-time Korean Language classes
    Special lectures on Korean culture and society (Pre-recorded)

    Advanced Global Business Communication
    Contemporary Photography
    Fashion Psychology & Consumer Behavior
    General Introduction to Korea
    Introduction to Business
    Korean Heritage
    Politics and Gender
    Understanding Advertising
    Animal Behavior
    Human-Computer Interaction
    Visualizing the Universe

    The Ewha Online International Winter College (EIWC) is a 3 week online program featuring two tracks, the SPECIAL track and the GENERAL track.

    The EIWC SPECIAL Track is a customized introductory program to Korean Studies and is worth 3 credits. Students will get to take real-time Korean Language classes and pre-recorded special lectures on Korean culture and society.

    The EIWC GENERAL Track offers a selection of credit-bearing courses taught by renowned Ewha faculty. Students will be able to learn about various subjects and meet new friends from around the world without the hassle of international travel. Each course consists of pre-recorded lectures and real-time sessions; upon completion students will earn 3 credits per course.

    Program details: Click here

    2 Nov - 20 Dec 2020

    500,000 KRW per course

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  • Korea University
    KU International Winter Campus

    28 Dec 2020 - 15 Jan 2021 (3 weeks)

    Communication and Media
    Business and Economics
    Korean Studies and Language
    Science and Math
    Social Studies

    Korea University International Winter Campus (KU IWC) is a 3-week program provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion during the winter months. In the 3-week program, students can take up to 3 courses each worth 3 credits.

    Program details: Click here

    1 Sep - 22 Nov 2020 (Early Registration Deadline: 30 Sep 2020)

    Application fee: 100,000 KRW
    Tuition: 900,000 KRW (Students can take up to 3 courses for the same fee of 900,000 KRW)

    * 100,000KRW will be discounted for those who complete online application by Early Registration Deadline (i.e. 30 Sep 2020)

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  • Hanyang University
    Hanyang International Winter School

    4 Jan 2021 - 15 Jan 2021 (2 weeks)

    Art and Design
    Communication and Media
    Business and Economics
    Korean Studies and Language
    Science and Engineering
    Social Science

    Hanyang International Winter School(HIWS) is one of the leading winter programs in Korea. More than 500 international students are taking online classes at Hanyang University. HIWS offers world-class education combined with a variety of unique online activities.

    Program details: Click here

    1 Sep - 30 Nov 2020 (Early Registration Deadline: 15 Oct 2020)

    900,000 KRW

    * 100,000KRW will be discounted for those who complete online application by Early Registration Deadline (i.e. 15 Oct 2020)

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  • Yonsei University
    Winter Abroad at Yonsei

    28 Dec 2020 - 18 Jan 2021 (3 weeks)

    General Studies
    Korean Studies and Language
    Management & Economics
    Science and Engineering
    Social Sciences

    Winter Abroad at Yonsei is a 3-week program focusing on academic achievement with various courses including an intensive Korean language course along with distinguished cultural and historical lectures related to Korean society.

    Program details: Click here

    1 Sep - 13 Nov 2020

    Application fee: 100,000 KRW
    Tuition: 1,000,000 KRW per course

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