HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HKUST)
Location: Hong Kong, China
Institution: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Terms:Fall or Winter-Spring Quarters, Full Year, Summer Research
Language of Instruction:English
Fall Quarter, Full Year: February 15, 2013
Summer Research: March 1, 2013
Winter-Spring Quarters: May 30, 2013
Science and engineering, social sciences, humanities
With advanced research facilities in fields such as microsystems, energy systems, multimedia technology, biotechnology, nanoscience and optoelectronics, HKUST is at the cutting-edge in important fields. Students are able to combine research with courses in a wide-range of fields. HKUST is a uniquely international university, but maintains strong ties to Chinese culture and institutions and offers an excellent program in Chinese Studies.
Students at HKUST may take classes in fields such as biomedical sciences, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, engineering, business, economics, and finance. Students enroll directly in the university and take classes with local students.
HKUST exchange students pay Northwestern tuition ($14,460 for Fall 2012.) Students should also budget approximately $4,500 for housing and meals, about $2,000 for international airfare, and approximately $3,000 for personal expenses, such as travel and entertainment. All students are eligible to apply for IPD and external funding opportunities and will be subject to existing withdrawal and cancellation policies. For more information about IPD study abroad funding opportunities, please see the Fellowships section of our website. For more information about financial aid for study abroad, please refer to the Money Matters resource page of the Study Abroad Office website, or contact Krista Buda at the Financial Aid Office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-491-7400.