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Hong Kong International Summer School
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Description:
Program Description:

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Program Term: Summer
Language Prerequisite: None
Primary Instruction Language: English
Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Program Type: Exchange


PROGRAM INTRODUCTION                                        

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  • An international exchange experience with students from all over the world
  • Diversified range of intellectually stimulating, credit-bearing subjects for selection
  • A variety of talk series by distinguished speakers
  • A rich variety of fun-filled activities and social events to enrich the exchange experience
  • Educational field trips to Hong Kong / Taiwan / Xian / Macau & Zhuhai
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation


Students will take two 3-credit hour courses. The classes will be scheduled either from 9:00am to 12:00pm or from 2:00pm to 5:00pm on weekdays. All courses are taught in English, aside from the Chinese language classes.

A list of available courses can be found online and are offered in the following subject areas:
  • Chinese Language, Culture and Society
  • Design, Innovation and Technology
  • Business, Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership


  • Summer: July 4 or July 11 - August 14
  • 2019 Calendar
    • Hall check-in: 4 July* or 11 July
      • ​*Early check-in if participating in the field trip
    • Registration and Orientation: 12 July
    • First day of class: 15 July
    • Last day of class: 9 August
    • Assessment exams: 12 August
    • Closing party: 9 August night
    • Hall check-out: 14 August
    • Field trip (Optional): 6-11 July
These dates are tentative. Always consult the host university's website and your Education Abroad Advisor before finalizing travel arrangements. 


  • This program is open to all students regardless of major.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be in good academic standing to be eligible for the program.
  • Students must have acquired a minimum of 15.0 credit hours and be a degree-seeking undergraduate student.
  • Students must have taken classes at Kent State University for at least one semester before applying, i.e. students must have a Kent State GPA. 


While in the program, you will live in a double occupancy room in one of the residence halls on campus. You can request a roommate from our program, though roommate preferences are NOT guaranteed. Each room has internet access and is fully furnished. You will be responsible for purchasing your own food.


  • Students pay Kent State University tuition (Ohio Resident or Non-Resident) for 6.0 credit hours.
  • Total estimated costs can be found in the Budget Sheet at the top of this page.
  • FREE HOUSING! Kent State students receive a scholarship from HKPU to cover the cost of housing. 


Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program! Learn more about using your financial aid to study abroad.

View a complete listing of available scholarships.  


Molly Papay
Education Abroad Advisor | Office of Global Education | +1 (330) 672-3067

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This program is currently not accepting applications.