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Application Procedures

Application Deadline for Credit-bearing Courses for non-HKU students : 16 March 2018 

How to apply?

Online Application for credit-bearing courses, as well as further information on accommodation and visa procedures are available on the following website:

Application Procedures for HKU students [New]

Credit bearing courses with the ARTS prefix are for exchange and visiting students only, while HIST2093 and HIST2107, the global creative industries courses GCIN1001, GCIN2003, GCIN2007, GCIN2009, GCIN2012, GCIN2017, GCIN2020 and GCIN2022, and the Chinese as a Foreign Language courses CHIN9511 and CHIN9522 are for all undergraduate students, including eligible HKU students. Fee exemption/reduction applies for HKU students and students under formal HKU exchange agreements.

For non-final-year students, if you are interested in applying for the above courses, please select the suitable course(s) on SIS during the add/drop period (June 11 to 19, 2018). For final-year students, if you are interested in applying for the above courses, please submit a written application via your home faculty, including the outstanding credits that you need for the completion of your degree studies by June 19, 2018.

Important notes

  • HKU students applying for the summer semester courses offered by the Faculty of Arts should be aware that individual courses will not open if there is insufficient enrolment.
  • Confirmation of whether all summer courses will be opened or not will be given in May 2018.
  • HKU students should take this into consideration when drawing up their second semester 2017-2018 study plan.

Application Deadline for Open Courses 2018: 31 May 2018

Admission information is available on

Information on online application for open courses are available on

HKU Summer Institute online application system:

The Faculty of Arts reserves the right to change or cancel any of these courses without further notice.