Call for applications: Faculty and PhD Student Mobility Schemes for 2019–20

The Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme and PhD Student Mobility Schemes for 2019–20 are open for application. Applications should reach the Office of Academic Links by the respective deadlines.


A. Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme (For faculty members; Deadline: Wednesday, 10 April 2019)

The Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme encourages faculty members to engage in outbound and inbound visits with universities and institutions overseas for exploration and development of institutional/faculty/departmental-level collaborations as well as collaborative research with leaders in frontier research in different fields. The scheme allows faculty members to pursue international academic exchanges to strengthen ties with institutions overseas.  Faculty members are encouraged to apply to these schemes to undertake/host research visits during 1 August 2019–31 July 2020.

  1. For CUHK outbound applicants
  2. For inbound visiting applicants


B. PhD Student Mobility Schemes (For PhD students; Deadline: Wednesday, 3 April 2019)

The schemes aim to enhance research excellence at CUHK through building and strengthening the University’s ties with selected partner institutions and to increase the visibility of CUHK as a world-class research university through student mobility. Selected CUHK PhD students will receive a sponsorship of HK$15,000-HK$50,000 while visiting PhD students will receive free on-campus accommodation. PhD students are encouraged to apply to these schemes to undertake short-term research attachments during 1 September 2019–31 August 2020.

  1. Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence (for CUHK and visiting PhD students)
  2. PhD Student Exchange Programme (for CUHK PhD students)

An information session on the PhD Student Mobility Schemes will be held on 1 March 2019 (Friday) at 3pm at Rm 402, Yasumoto International Academic Park. Interested students are encouraged to attend and learn more about the schemes. Registration can be made online.


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Olivia Kwok on 3943-1315 or


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