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International Summer Program for Overseas Students 2018

1.    Application Date

Open application: 12 January 2018
Application Deadline: 20 April 2018


2.    Courses & Fees
2.1 Credit-bearing Courses:
The programme offers three modules, A) Chinese Language Studies, B) Chinese Society and Culture, C) The development of Rule of Law in China.
Each course bears 3 credits and students are required to take one language course from Module A and a maximum of two content-based courses from Module B&C. Credit transfer is subject to the approval of student home institution.

Module A: Chinese Language Studies
    Basic Chinese
    Intermediate Chinese
    Advanced Chinese
Module B: Chinese History and Culture
    The Encounter between Chinese and British Empires: 1793-1911
    Introducing Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism
    Daoism in Chinese Philosophy and Culture
    Chinese Literature and Culture
    Diversity and Integration of Ancient Cultures in China
Module C: The development of Social Institutions in China
    Law and Justice in China

    Food, Health and Culture

    Visualizing China: Culture Modernity and Social Transformation (1860-2010)

(Please Click to Download Course Description)


2.2 Length of Study:

According to the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar, our summer session schedule is as followings:

First Day of Class: 4 June 2018 (Mon)

Last Day of Class: 23 July 2018 (Mon)

Final Examination Day: 27 July 2018 (Fri)


2.3 Fees:

Option 1:

Tuition for two courses with 6 credits

USD 3,600

Administration Fee

USD 400

Hostel Deposit(refundable)

USD 100

Caution Money (refundable)

USD 200


USD 4,300


Option 2:

Tuition for three courses with 9 credits

USD 5,400

Administration Fee

USD 400

Hostel Deposit(refundable)

USD 100

Caution Money (refundable)

USD 200


USD 6,100


Please note: All fees paid are non-refundable unless otherwise specified. The hostel deposit and caution money will be refunded by October if there is no outstanding payment to CUHK (SZ). 


2.4 Early Bird Offers:

Application Date

Tuition Discount

Programme Fees

(Two Courses)

Programme Fees

(Three Courses)

12 Jan 2018 – 24 Feb 2018


USD 4,120

USD 5,830

25 Feb 2018 – 20 Mar 2018


USD 4,228

USD 5,992

21 Mar 2018 – 20 Apr 2018

No discount

USD 4,300

USD 6,100

Please note: Discounts only apply to the tuition fee portion of the programme fee package.


3.    Eligibility

3.1    Academic requirement:
Student will have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at the time of joining
CUHK-Shenzhen International Summer Program for Overseas Students 2018 and be able to demonstrate an average grade or equivalent academic performance of 3.0 GPA;

3.2    English language requirement:
For non-native English speakers, a TOEFL score of 71 or an IELTS score of 6.0 is expected.


4.    Online Application
International Summer Program for Overseas Students 2018 (click)


5.    Visa Information

Visa Information (click)


6.    Accommodation
Students will live in CUHK-Shenzhen campus with convenient access to University facilities.
Standard single room: USD 1,200
Twin room: USD 520(with shared bathroom)


7.    Payment (for USD account)

By international Bank Transfer from your bank to:




Bank Name:China CITIC Bank, SHENZHEN BR

Bank Address:9/F, Excellence Times Square Phase 2, NO.8 Zhongxin Road 3, Futian District, Shenzhen China


Important notes:

1. The programme fees shall be paid in USD currency;

2. Please give your full name and quote ISP 2018 as the reference on all transactions;

3. It is recommended to have a UnionPay bank card in your name before your arrival.


8.    Health and Travel Insurance
International students are required to purchase insurance. Students must purchase your own global medical insurance and personal accident injury insurance before come to study in China.


9.    Contact Us
Hotline: +86 755 23516999