FAQs

Here are some of the most common questions that students often ask, please note that answers below are for your reference only.

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1. Before Application

University students and anyone who meets the entrance requirements of HKU Summer Institute programmes.


Yes, you may apply for more than one programme as long as the programmes do not have conflicting schedules.


Our programmes are instructed in English with exception in a small number of language courses.



2. During Application

The availability to credit transfer arrangement is determined by your home institution. Please confirm with your home university whether HKU credits could be transferred toward your degree.


When you create the account, the online application system will send you an email with the application number. Please refer to the email you received when you first created your account.


Yes. You may combine your transcripts to upload as a single file.


Once you have submitted your online application, you will receive an email confirmation. Please read the application instructions carefully and ensure that you have provided all the requested documents.


The application fee is a one-time fee and it is non-refundable. Applicants could apply to 1-2 programmes. (For latest application fee: Undergraduates/PostgraduatesSecondary School Students).


If your first language is English, please upload a paper with a statement written that your first language is English.



3. After Application

You cannot make amendments to your application once it has been submitted, but you can upload the document anew. Please indicate “revised” in the file name if you would like to upload a new version of supporting documents. 


Yes. You can cancel your application through your registration account by clicking “Cancel” beside the column. However, both the programme fee and application fee are non-refundable.


Depending on the programme you have registered for, there may or may not be an interview. Please refer to the programme webpage for details.


Students of non-credit bearing programmes will receive a certificate, while students of credit-bearing programmes can apply a transcript stated with number of credits upon completion. Link to apply for transcript: http://www.ase.hku.hk/asoffice/.


Please proceed to your online account to accept the offer before the acceptance deadline. Click here for detail instruction.



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