Short-term Abroad Opportunities (SAO) - Language

 

Language programmes below are recognised by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC). 

 

Students can apply for language programmes with the host institution directly with a registration with IAO which is opened till June. Applicants should submit the application before departure to the programme with the official admission issued by the host institution. The registration also functions as the application for Short-Term Abroad Scholarship / Allowance.

 

PROGRAMME

LANGUAGE

COUNTRY

Institut de Langue et de Culture françaises de Lyon

French France

Brest - CIEL

French France

Dijon - CIEF

French France

Grenoble - CUEF

French France

Université Nancy 2 

French France

Aachen University

German Germany

University of Bayreuth

German Germany

Freie Universtat Berlin

German Germany

Deutschkurse bei der Universität München

German Germany

Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

German Germany

Hochschule Bremen

German Germany

University of Bremen

German Germany

Universitat Dresden

German Germany

Univeristat Freiburg

German Germany

University of Hamburg

German Germany

University of Heidelberg

German Germany

University of Göttingen

German Germany
University of Leipzig

German

Germany

University of Tübingen

German Germany

Universitat Passau

German Germany

University of Trier

German Germany

Universitat Wien

German Germany

University of Bonn

German Germany

Nagoya University

Japanese Japan

Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Japanese Japan

Kobe University

Japanese Japan

Soka University

Japanese Japan

Kansei Gaidai University

Japanese Japan

Ewha Womans University

Korean Korea

Hongik University

Korean Korea

Korea University

Korean Korea

Pusan National University

Korean Korea

Seoul National University

Korean Korea

Sogang University

Korean Korea

Yonsei University

Korean Korea

University of Macau

Portuguese Macau

University of Lisbon

Portuguese Portugal

University of Coimbra

Portuguese Portugal

Universidade do Algarve

Portuguese Portugal

Universidad de Salamanca

Spanish

Spain

Universidad de Cádiz

Spanish

Spain

University of Alcala

Spanish

Spain

Nebrija University

Spanish

Spain

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Spanish

Spain

University of Barcelona

Spanish

Spain

University of Granada

Spanish

Spain

Enforex

Spanish

Spain

Don Quijote

Spanish Spain

Universidad de Alicante

Spanish Spain

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

Spanish Spain

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)

Spanish Spain

 

Application Procedure for SAO

 

1. Submit your registration with IAO (Link)

 

2. Supporting documents to be uploaded in application:

  • Academic record: Official transcript/screen capture(s) of academic results from HKU Portal:
    • For non-first-year students: with your latest CGPA
    • For first-year students: with the list of courses you are taking
    • For MBBS students, please combine the transcript or portal exam result page with converted CGPA so that we could assess both accordingly.
  • Admission confirmation from host institution

 

3. You can open the application as soon as you plan to apply for an SAO programme. The application can only be submitted and be processed for Short-term Abroad Scholarship or Allowance after you receive the admission offer from the host institution. Please refer to this page for the requirements and conditions of the financial assistance

 

4. Apply with the host institution directly. Different institutions have different application procedures and deadlines. Please make sure you follow the application procedure of individual institution and complete their application. After receiving your admission, you can login back to the IAO system and complete your registration.

 

5. Enjoy your short-term abroad experience!

 

Key Dates for SAO

Activity

Date

Deadline for registering with IAO

June 14, 2019

Release of IAO registration result

On a rolling basis

Submission of summer programme report

As soon as you return, or no later than August 30, 2019

Disbursement of Short Term Abroad Scholarship or Allowance 

September, 2019

*Subject to changes - please refer to the latest updates on this page.

 

Important notes: Each programme will have different deadlines from host institution. Please refer to the programme page for the application deadlines from the host institution.