Timeline for application to partner institutions for studying abroad in Semester 1, 2020/21

  • Deadline for application to be submitted to the International Unit: 10 February 2021 (Wednesday).
  • Please send your completed application to studyabroad@hksyu.edu.
For Fall For Spring
Step 1
Sep – Dec Apr – Jul • Plan early, choose your preferred institutions, browse available courses and estimate the expenses
• Sit for relevant language proficiency test
Step 2
Know More
Jan Aug • Attend an information session organised by the International Unit
(Please check website for schedule and registration details)
Step 3
Apply to HKSYU
Mid Feb Mid Sep • Confirm study plan with department
• Submit application to IU before deadline
(Application form can be downloaded from website)
Step 4
Feb – Mar Sep – Oct Shortlisted students:
• Receive email notification for selection interview
• Attend selection interview
Step 5
Apply to Host Institution
Mar – Apr Oct Nominated students:
• Received notification from IU
• Obtain formal recommendation from the Department
• Fill in application form and provide IU with all required supporting documents
• Submit application to the host university via IU
Step 6
Accept offer
May – Aug Nov – Dec Successful students:
• Receive and accept offer from the host institution
Step 7
Get ready and go
Jun – Sep Dec – Jan • Receive admission package from the host institution
• Prepare for departure
– Receive pre-departure information from IU
– Arrange for visa, accommodation, flights and insurance
– Consult Department on credit transfer arrangement
– Enrol with HKSYU and re-validate student card before departure
Step 8
Return to HKSYU
After 1 or 2 semester(s) • Return from exchange
– Receive transcipt from the host institution via IU
– Submit application for credit transfer to your Department via IU
– Provide feedback to IU
– Share experience at future information sessions

For studying abroad for Spring 2022, application will be open in August/September 2021.