2024 Investiture Information

Hong Kong

On its 137-hectare campus overlooking Tolo Harbour, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has over 20,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, of whom 3,000 come from regions outside Hong Kong.

  • First Hong Kong university to have an international exchange program (1965)
  • Has over 100 exchange partners
  • Sends 300/receives 400 per year

Fact Sheet

Program Specifics


CUHK established a Faculty of Engineering in 1991. Departments include

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Mechanical and Automation Engineering
  • Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

Exchange students typically enroll in four to five 3-unit courses per semester. Most 3-unit courses are composed of 3 hours of lecture or 2 hours of lecture and 1 hour of tutorial per week.

Course Examples

Here is a list of some courses Dartmouth Engineering students have taken at CUHK.

  • Advanced Energy Technologies
  • Control Systems
  • Data Structures
  • Discrete & Probabilistic Systems
  • Dynamic Optimization & Applications
  • Globalization and International Politics
  • Introduction to Energy and Environment
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Microcomputer Systems
  • Microprocessors


  • Dartmouth fall term (late summer departure)
  • Corresponds to CUHK’s first term (late Aug until late Dec)

Estimated Expenses

$4800 for a semester, including room, board, books, local transportation; plus round trip transportation to Hong Kong: approx. $1100-$1400.