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 […]


Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Researcher Training Grants 2022 (Deadline: 8 November 2021)

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is calling for applications for its Early Career Researcher Training Grants to support staff at ACU member universities, including CUHK, to organise and deliver training for their early career researchers. 

CUHK Committee on Student Exchange

THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG Committee on Student Exchange   Chairman: Professor Alan CHAN, Provost   Members: Registrar or One Representative from the Registry (ex officio) Aubrey CHAN Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Faculty of Arts (ex officio) Professor John LAI Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies), Faculty of Business Administration (ex officio) Doctor Fred KU Associate […]

APRU Internship: Fall Intern (Program and Communications) – deadline: 17 October 2021

For those who are looking for a short internship and to gain some office experience to enhance your CV, this opportunity is just for you. The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) International Secretariat is seeking a two-month Program and Communications Intern starting October 2021. This role will assist program communications across subjects such as […]

Call for Applications: Research Fellowships in Global History offered by LMU Munich (Deadline: 30 November 2021)

The Munich Centre for Global History at LMU Munich, Germany is currently inviting applications from researchers with doctoral degrees to the Research Fellowships in Global History for Winter Term 2022-23.

Call for applications: Strategic Partnership Award for Research Collaboration (Deadline: 30 November 2021)

The Strategic Partnership Award for Research Collaboration (SPARC) is now inviting applications.

Call for Applications: Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton for 2022-23

Membership application to the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton, USA is now open.

Call for applications: Fellowships offered by Joint Center for Advanced Studies in Germany (Deadline: 10 October 2021)

The Fellowships offered by the Joint Center for Advanced Studies on “Worldmaking from a Global Perspective: A Dialogue with China” are now open for application.

‘GlobaLinks’ (Sep 2021) is available online

The latest issue of OAL e-newsletter ‘GlobaLinks’ is now available.