Application & Eligibility

Application & Eligibility

All EdUHK students enrolled in full-time undergraduate programmes (both government-funded and self-funded) can apply for SEP. Applicant should fulfill the following criteria at the time of application: 

  1. Do well in your EdUHK courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5* or above;
  2. Meet specific requirements set by the preferred exchange institution. Requirements such as field of study, language proficiency^ (English or other language), year of study, etc., can be found from exchange partners' factsheets;
  3. Complete at least 1 year of full-time undergraduate study at EdUHK before the start of exchange;
  4. Attain good language ability; 
  5. Be a good ambassador of EdUHK and
  6. Be fully vaccinated# for COVID-19 

*Successful applicant has to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in the semester just before the exchange study. If not, the Global Affairs Office (GAO) will withdraw the student exchange nomination.
^ IELTS (academic version) result and TOEFL result are accepted by institutions with English requirements in general. Please refer to Language Proficiency Requirement for more information.

#Fully vaccinated is defined as having received the required number of doses stipulated by EdUHK (General Requirement: 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for uninfected person or 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for recovered person with official proof). Special case will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application has to be submitted to the GAO at least ONE semester or more before the preferred exchange semester.

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  • Students enrolled in 4-year undergraduate programmes that are open for Senior Year Entry only should consult with their Programme Office before making application.
  • Students who participated in the Student Exchange Programmes (SEP) before are welcome to apply, but a lower priority will be given so that other students can have the opportunity in joining SEP.
  • Approval from the respective Programme Office is required for participation in SEP in student’s final year final semester.

Application Procedures

Interested students can apply for SEP by following these steps:

  1. Join the briefing session(s);
  2. Read through the Application Guidelines and Summary Table (Annex 1);
  3. Discuss with Programne Director/ Programme Coordinator regarding the exchange study plan and study pathway after  exchange; and
  4. Submit the application online with required documents by the deadline via the Global Engagement Management System (GEMS). Please refer to the User Manual for steps and instructions before making submission.

Please have the following documents on hand while you are filling in the online application form via Global Engagement Management System (GEMS) (Online Application System):

  1. Proof of language proficiency* (If necessary)

*For candidates who have chosen the exchange institution(s) with specific language proficiency requirement (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, JPLT, etc.), valid test result must be submitted with the application form.

SEP Information

For other SEP resources, e.g. window semester(s), sample language proficiency letter, etc., please refer to the Download Area for details. 

* Click HERE to know more about SEP*

For enquiry on the Student Exchange Programmes, please contact Global Affairs Office (GAO).

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