Going on Exchange

Exchange Program
Joining the International Student Exchange program is more than just a way of enhancing your academic pursuit and intellectual acumen. More importantly, studying and living in a different and unfamiliar place could enrich your life experience and contribute to your personal development. 

HKUST has exchange partners in America, Europe, Australia and Asia. HKUST students are encouraged to go overseas on academic exchanges to gain international experience and exposures.

Further details are available from the respective schools:
Exchange Programs of School of Science
Exchange Programs of School of Humanities and Social Science
Exchange Programs of School of Engineering
Exchange Programs of School of Business and Management (undergraduate/MBA)

To facilitate your planning & preparation before departing for the host country, please find an outline of the major items to help you with pre-departure planning at the website of Global Student Programs Office.

For enquiries, please contact the Global Student Programs Office at 2358 8178 or email gspo@ust.hk.

Exchange Sponsorships
The HKUST Exchange Sponsorship Scheme (HESS) is designed to provide varied levels of financial assistance to students who are going on exchange through overseas or Mainland exchange programs. Please go to the website of Scholarships & Financial Aid Office for details.