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Hong Kong - University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

A research-led university

WHY CHOOSE HKU?

HKU was home to the first team in the world which successfully isolated the corona virus, the Causative agent of SARS.

HKU declared itself as the first university in the world to join HeForShe, a UN initiative to achieve more female rights.

The university is a founding member of Universitas 21, an international consortium of research-led universities.

 

QUICK FACTS

Location: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
City Population: 1,289,500
University Population: 23,033
Climate: Humid Subtropical climate - hot, humid summers and mild winters
Nearest Airport: Hong Kong International Airport

 

HKU's Website

HKU's Course Catalogue

Read Clara's Blog Entry on HKU

Read Amelia's Blog Entry on HKU

FURTHER INFORMATION

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a public research-intensive university located in Hong Kong Island.

Established in 1911 and officially opened in 1912, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. The university was originally founded in order to compete with other Great Powers that had opened higher learning institutions in China.

HKU hosts ten faculties with English as the medium of instruction in most classes. 

In the main campus, there are three fast food restaurants offering a wide range of international cuisines, local foods and Chinese Dim Sum. Off-campus, within walking distance, there are a variety of restaurants offering different cuisines - Western, Japanese, local, etc. Besides, you will find many Chinese restaurants and local "tea restaurants" down in Western District.

There are currently thirteen residential halls and three non-residential halls. Halls of HKU are known for their strong hall spirit. Each hall has its own tradition, culture, and unique characteristics and members identify very strongly with their halls.

Contact us

Contact us via email: studyabroad@uea.ac.uk

Australia and New Zealand

Australia - Australian National University, Canberra

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; American Studies; Art History; Biological Sciences; Business; Chemistry; Economics; Environmental Sciences; International Development; Mathematics; Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Art History; Film, Television and Media; History; Literature; Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Politics, Social and International Studies. 

Australia - Curtin University, Perth

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; Business; Chemistry; Computing Sciences; Economics; Education; Environmental Sciences (some courses); International Development (some courses); Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Australia - Deakin University, Melbourne

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; American Studies; Business; Computing Sciences; Economics; Education; Environmental Sciences (some courses); Physical Education; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Australia - Flinders University, Adelaide

Year Abroad: American Studies; Business; Economics; Environmental Sciences (some courses); Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies.

Australia - Griffith University, Brisbane

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; Biological Sciences; Business; Computing Sciences; International Development (some courses); Environmental Sciences (some courses); Natural Sciences; Physics.

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Australia - La Trobe University, Melbourne

Year Abroad: Biological Sciences; Business; Education; International Development (some courses); Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies.

Australia - Macquarie University, Sydney

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; Business; Education; Environmental Sciences; International Development; Mathematics; Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Australia - Monash University, Melbourne

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; Computing Sciences; International Development; Mathematics; Natural Sciences, Physics; Psychology. 

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Australia - Murdoch University, Perth

Year Abroad: Biological Sciences; Business; Chemistry; Education; International Development; Natural Sciences; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 
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Europe

Austria - Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Salzburg

Year Abroad: Law.

Optional Semester: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing.

Teaching in German or English.

Belgium - KU Leuven, Leuven

Year Abroad: Business; Economics; Law.

Teaching in English.

Czech Republic - Charles University, Prague

Year Abroad: Law.

Optional Semester: Pharmacy.

Teaching in English.

Czech Republic - Masaryk University, Brno

Year Abroad: Business; Economics.

Czech Republic - Palacký University Olomouc, Olomouc

Optional Semester: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing.

Teaching in English.

Denmark - Aarhus University, Aarhus

Year Abroad: Business; Economics; Law; Psychology.

Teaching in English.

Denmark - Roskilde University, Roskilde

Year Abroad: International Development.

Teaching in English.

Denmark - Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby

Available for: Biology; Biochemistry; Chemistry; Computing Science; Maths; Natural Sciences; Pharmacy.

Teaching in English.

Estonia - University of Tartu, Tartu

Optional Semester: Political, Social and International Studies.

Teaching in English.

Latin America

Chile - Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Concepción

Year Abroad: American Studies; Language and Communication Studies. 

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History. 

Chile - University of Chile, Santiago

Year Abroad: International Development.

Mexico - UDLAP, Puebla

Year Abroad: American Studies; Business; Economics; International Development; Language and Communication Studies; Physics; Psychology. 

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Mexico - University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara

Year Abroad: American Studies; International Development; Language and Communication Studies; Physics. 

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Uruguay - ORT Uruguay University, Montevideo

Year Abroad: International Development; Language and Communication Studies.

Optional Semester: History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

US and Canada

Canada - Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario,

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; American Studies; Business; Computing Sciences; Education; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies.

Canada - Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; American Studies; Biological Sciences; Computing Sciences; Environmental Sciences; International Development; Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media Studies; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario

Year Abroad: American Studies; Environmental Sciences (some courses); Physics.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - University of British Columbia (Okanagan) Kelowna, British Columbia

Year Abroad: American Studies; Art History; Biological Sciences; Business; Economics; Environmental Sciences (some courses); Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology. 

Optional Semester: Art History; Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; American Studies; Art History; Biochemistry; Biological Sciences; Business; Chemistry; Computing Sciences; Economics; Education; Environmental Sciences; Mathematics; Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Art History; Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Year Abroad: American Studies; Biochemistry; Biological Sciences; Business; Chemistry; Economics; Environmental Sciences; International Development; Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

Year Abroad: American Studies; Biological Sciences; Business; Economics; Education; International Development; Natural Sciences; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia

Year Abroad: Actuarial Sciences; American Studies; Art History; Biological Sciences; Business; Computing Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Mathematics; Natural Sciences; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology.

Optional Semester: Film, Television and Media; Art History; History; Literature, Drama and Creative Writing; Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies. 

Canada - Université Laval, Québec City, Québec

Year Abroad: Language and Communication Studies.

Optional Semester: Philosophy; Political, Social and International Studies.

Teaching in French.