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Fact Sheet:
Candice Snowden
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only
Fields of Study:
Accounting & Information Systems, Astronomy, Communication, Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Film Studies, Food Science, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Operations & Information Management, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health
Host Institution:
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Language(s) of Instruction:
Program Type:
Summer Program Duration:
8 weeks
Residence Hall
In Classes With:
All International Students
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
Classification of Credits Available:
Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:
HKUST International Summer Exchange Program (ISP) offers courses from the School of Science, School of Engineering, School of Business and Management, School of Humanities and Social Science and the Interdisciplinary Programs Office. See a tentative course list on HKUST ISP website. Many courses have already been approved for GenEd credit (BS, PS, SB, R2, AT/G, SB/SW) and departmental credit. UMass students must take at least 2 courses. 

HKUST Summer gen ed approvalsHKUST campus facing Bay

HKUST occupies a stunning 150-acre site overlooking the pristine Clearwater Bay, located on the Sai Kung Peninsula. The area is often considered as one of Hong Kong’s havens for outdoor lovers .Hong Kong Island is roughly 45 minutes away by bus and train, giving students access to the international business world of the island as well as the multi-cultural mix of shops, restaurants, museums and historic monuments.

Living Arrangements 
All International Summer Program students are housed in dormitories on campus.  All students at HKUST are fluent in English.  All students pay out of pocket for meals at 10 cafeterias and restaurants on campus.  There is no meal plan.

Students must be nominated by UMass before they can begin their HKUST application. Click here for HKUST application instructions

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.