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 established partnerships with over 340 universities and institutions from around the world, ranging from teaching and research collaboration to faculty and student exchange, 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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News and Event

CUHK Won the Bid to Host ACU Summer School 2018

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is delighted to be selected as the host of the next Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Summer School, following a competitive bidding process. Themed ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’, the Summer School will take place from 1 to 9 July 2018. The 2018 Summer School will bring together 50 students […]

CUHK Ranked Top Innovative University in Hong Kong for the Second Year in a Row

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was ranked the most innovative university in Hong Kong and 27th in Asia-Pacific by Reuters’ “Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities 2017”. The list identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to produce original research, create useful technology, and stimulate the global economy. The rankings are determined according to […]

CUHK Joins Hands with University of Sydney in Australia to Advance Integrative Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Sydney in establishing a joint big-data laboratory for integrative medicine ‘Analytic and Clinical Cooperative Laboratory for Integrative Medicine’ (ACCLAIM) on 26 April 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  The MOU was signed by the Vice-Chancellors of the two universities, Prof. […]

The Undergraduate Awards 2017 is Open for Submissions! [Deadline: 13 June 2017]

The Undergraduate Awards (UA) is the world’s largest academic awards programme. You are cordially invited to submit your best coursework and get recognised as the top student in your field. Cited as the ultimate champion for high-potential undergraduates, The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s only pan-discipline academic awards programme, identifying leading creative thinkers through their […]

Call for Applications 2017: Alexandre Yersin Scholarship (Master in All Disciplines), France

For the 18th consecutive year, the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau offers excellence scholarships, including the Alexandre Yersin Scholarships, to Hong Kong and Macau students who would like to pursue a Master’s degree in France starting from 2017-18 academic year.  Details of the Alexandre Yersin Scholarships can be referred to the Consulate’s […]

Interdisciplinary Summer School for Chinese Students at the University of Novid Sad, Serbia

What is the first thing that rings in your mind when we say “Serbia”?  A country that was in turmoil in the 1990s?  The homeland of inventor – Nikola Tesla who contributed to modern electricity supply system and famous tennis player – Novak Djokovic?  The Serbian Football Team?  Whatever your answer is, this southeastern European […]

Summer Abroad Fair @ CUHK

Want to spend your summer abroad this year?  Join us at the Summer Abroad Fair on Tuesday 24 January 2017 to learn about the exciting summer programmes all around the world.  Seize the opportunity to meet with representatives of the overseas institutions to find out more about their programmes. Part I: Exhibition 10:00 – 13:00 […]


Calling for Applications: 2021 APRU Virtual Global Health Case Competition

The APRU Global Health Case Competition is an annual competition that allows teams of students to devise solution to pressing global health challenges. Participating teams have to prepare a 10-minute video proposing a realistic, well-designed and innovative solution to the challenge. This is open to all university students (undergraduates and postgraduates) and the topic for […]

Solve Climate by 2030: CUHK Webinar “Climate Resilience in Hong Kong” (14 April 2021)

  2030 is the target year to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, an action plan for people, planet and prosperity. Without immediate actions to combat the climate crisis, we may have to face extreme weather, floods, droughts and sea-level rise by 2030, with dire consequences. With a steadfast commitment to promoting sustainability, The Chinese […]

Call for Abstracts: 16th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2021 (Deadline: 31 May 2021)

The 16th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2021 on ‘Building Partnerships for Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for All Hazards’ led by the University of Indonesia will be held virtually during 24-25 November 2021.   CUHK members (faculty and students) are invited to submit an abstract on the following topics: Engineering and Infrastructures in Disaster Na-Tech (Natural-Technological […]

“GlobaLinks” (Mar 2021) is available online

The latest issue of OAL e-newsletter “GlobaLinks” is now available.

Call for Applications: ACU Virtual Mobility Project Grants (Deadline: 30 March 2021)

Application to the Virtual Mobility Project Grants offered by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is now open. Staff members including faculty are welcome to make use of the opportunity to organise a virtual mobility project for students to gain intercultural exposure.

Questionnaire on Behavioural Insights and Perceived Consequences of Coronavirus Disease 2019: An International Survey

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Program’s Working Group on non-communicable diseases, led by Prof. Martin Wong of The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care at CUHK, has formed a team from 12 Pacific Rim economies to develop and implement a comprehensive online survey to inform governmental outbreak response […]

Call for Applications: China-U.S. Scholars Program (Deadline: 15 April 2021)

China-U.S. Scholars Program Objective The China-U.S. Scholars Program (CUSP) is an exchange fellowship program for Chinese and American scholars and students in the arts, humanities and social sciences to teach, study or conduct research abroad in mainland China, Hong Kong SAR or the U.S. in 2021-2022. The program will award 48 grants to selected faculty […]

Precision Public Health Asia 2021 Conference (7-9 April 2021)

The Precision Public Health Asia 2021 Conference, organised by the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at the National University of Singapore and the Department of Health of the Government of Western Australia, will be held virtually during 7-9 April 2021. The conference aims to bring together a core group of industry stakeholders and […]