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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Call for Applications: McDonnell International Scholars Academy Scholarship Programme 2019-20 (Internal Deadline: 25 Jan 2019)

Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), USA, is inviting applications to the McDonnell International Scholars Academy (McDonnell Academy) for the admission in 2019–20. (more…)

Call for applications: CUHK Research Summit Series 2019-20

The CUHK Research Summit Series supports the organisation of small-scale workshops targeting international participants with a cutting-edge theme in order to promote the University’s research strengths and facilitate the expansion of academic links for faculty members. Application for funding support for workshops to be held during 2019-20 is now open.

Call for Applications: Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Ernst Mach Grant for PhD Students and Post-Docs for 2019-20 (Deadline: 15 March 2019)

The Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) is inviting applications from PhD students and Post-Docs of CUHK for a research scholarship programme for 2019-20. (more…)

Call for Applications: Funded PhD positions in Regenerative Medicine, Utrecht University & UMC Utrecht (Deadline: 2 January 2019)

The University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) and Utrecht University (UU), strategic partners of CUHK, are jointly offering five PhD candidate positions in the Regenerative Medicine Centre Utrecht (RMCU). All fully funded for four years, the positions will be located in the Regenerative Medicine Centre Utrecht within the EC H2020 Marie

Call for Entries: The 49th St. Gallen Symposium Essay Competition

The 49th St. Gallen Symposium essay competition is now calling for entries. (more…)

Call for Applications: Non-EU Teaching Mobility Program at the University of Vienna 2019-20

The University of Vienna, Austria is inviting applications to the Non-EU Teaching Mobility Program 2019-20 which supports short-term teaching visits by faculty members in humanities, law, theology, social sciences, natural sciences, and life sciences of partner universities. (more…)