A comprehensive research university with a global vision, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) embraces internationalisation in its education and research, with a view to achieving excellence and gaining recognition for the University as a global leader.

The first student exchange program at the University was launched in 1965 with the University of California system. Today, CUHK has formal partnerships with over 460 institutions around the world, ranging from teaching and research collaborations to faculty and student exchanges, apart from joining a number of international associations to facilitate academic exchange. Serving as its international relations arm, the Office of Academic Links (OAL) promotes and facilitates the internationalisation of CUHK in its research, teaching and learning programmes so as to seek recognition for the University as a leader on the global stage.

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“GlobaLinks” (December 2019) is available online

The latest issue of OAL e-newsletter “GlobaLinks” is now available. (more…)

Call for Applications: Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Ernst Mach Grant for PhD Students and Post-Docs for 2020-21 (Deadline: 15 March 2020)

The Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) is inviting applications from PhD students and Post-Docs of CUHK for a research scholarship programme for 2020-21. (more…)

Call for Applications: McDonnell International Scholars Academy Scholarship Programme 2020-21 (Deadline: 31 January 2020)

The Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), USA, is inviting applications to the McDonnell International Scholars Academy (McDonnell Academy) for admission in 2020–21. (more…)

Call for Applications: European Studies Summer Program 2020 at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (Deadline: 1 April 2020)

The Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU Munich) is inviting applications for the European Studies Program 2020. (more…)

Call for Entries: The 50th St. Gallen Symposium – Global Essay Competition (Deadline: 1 February 2020)

The 50th St. Gallen Symposium hosted by the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland is now calling for entries for its Global Essay Competition. Students are cordially invited to take part in the essay competition to discuss the question ‘Freedom Revisited: Which aspects of freedom need to be defended, or recalibrated,

Fall 2020 applications for 1-yr MS Programme at Columbia University School of Professional Studies now open!