For Undergraduates/Postgraduates 


Applying to the HKU Summer Institute

2018 HKU Summer Institute programmes are available for application on a rolling basis from December 2017. All applications should be completed online via the HKU Summer Institute online application system.

Important Dates and Deadlines (Undergraduate)

Dates Admission Process
Dec 2017 Application Open
Dec 2017 – Apr 2018
  • Result announcement

Within 7 days after the result announcement:

  • Application for Accommodation
  • Application for Student Visa
  • Payment of Programme and Accommodation Fee
Mar 16, 2018 Application Close


Rolling Admission

Your application will be reviewed as soon as your application materials are received. The earlier you apply, the greater your chance for securing a place in the summer school.


Application Materials

An applicant should submit a complete application online before the application deadline, please refer to the programme details for specific requirements and application deadline of individual programmes.

An application should include:

Items Supporting Documents
Personal Identification
  • Photograph of the applicant
    i) Image tape: PDF or JPG format
    ii) File size: 600Kbytes or below
    iii) Acceptable dimension:
    – Captured by scanner (600dpi) – Photograph size: 40 mm(W) x 50 mm(H)
    – Captured by digital camera – Image size: 1200 px(W) x 1600 px(H)

For local students with permanent residency,

  • Photocopies of Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card

For non-local students,

  • Photocopies of passport (valid for at least 6 months)
  • Validated study visa (if applicable)
  • Hong Kong Identity Card (if applicable)
Education and Qualification
  • Photocopies of certificates and academic transcripts (if these are not in English, they must be accompanied by a translation in English)
  • Photocopy of proof of English proficiency if your first language or teaching medium in home institution is not English
Additional Supporting Documents
  • Additional documents as required by individual programme(s) e.g. personal statement, short essay, additional form
  • Please indicate the types of supporting documents and your full name when uploading the files to our online application system. (e.g. Passport_LEE Tai Man Harry)
  • Application will be processed only when ALL supporting documents are uploaded to the online application system before the deadline.
  • Please do not send any original documents to the University by post. The University is not responsible for any documents lost in the process
  • HKU Summer Institute reserves the right to cancel a course should there be insufficient enrolment or any unforeseen circumstances. Programme dates, content and fee are subject to change without prior notice, students should pay attention to the programme website and email notification for new programme updates.