Beginning in Spring, 2011, UCLA graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to enroll at HKUST in the School of Humanities and Social Science for up to one year (two semesters or three quarters) through the UCLA-HKUST student exchange program.
The UCLA Asia Institute and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, School of Humanities and Social Science announce a multi-year research initiative to encourage collaborative research and graduate training in the humanities and social sciences that creates innovative international connections among scholars and students researching topics related to China.
Beginning in Spring, 2011, UCLA graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to enroll at HKUST in the School of Humanities and Social Science for up to one year (two semesters or three quarters) through the UCLA-HKUST student exchange program. The exchange program is open to up to five five graduate students with a focus on China or Asian Studies and five undergraduates majoring in the Humanities or Social Sciences and lasts for up to one year. Students will pay fees at UCLA and enroll at HKUST.
UCLA graduate student applications for study at HKUST should be submitted to the UCLA Asia Institute. Applications may be submitted for Spring or Fall semester, 2011. Before submitting the application, students must identify and contact a faculty sponsor at HKUST who is willing to work with them during their time at HKUST. Final acceptance into the exchange program is contingent upon final confirmation by the HKUST School of Humanities and Social Science exchange advisory committee.
Graduate Student Exchange Application Materials Required:
- A study plan (maximum 3 pages) describing the proposed subject of research or study to be carried out at HKUST.
- Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor.
- Letter of confirmation from HKUST faculty sponsor supporting the application.
- Confirmation of funding for the exchange (grant, fellowship, personal funds, etc.)
Deadline for Spring 2011: November 1, 2010
Deadline for Fall 2011: February 15, 2011
Contact Information: UCLA Graduate Students and HKUST Graduate Students who have been accepted by their home campus:
Assistant Director, UCLA Asia Institute
UCLA undergraduate students should apply through the UCLA International Education Office:
Course information, visa requirements, and information about the HKUST Global Exchange Program
HKUST Faculty Profiles and Research Activities
HKUST Humanities Faculty
Humanities Faculty Research Profiles
Social Science Faculty Research Profiles
Published: Friday, October 22, 2010
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