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Fact Sheet:
Subject(s): Accounting, Business, English, Finance, Gender Studies, Human Resources Mgmt, Logistics Management, Marketing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Women's Studies Level: Undergraduate
GPA: 2.75 Semesters Completed: Student must have completed 3 semesters prior to the start of the program.
Program Type: Study Language of Instruction: English
Housing: Residence Hall Advisor: Marko Schubert (
Language Courses: Chinese
Program Description:
Program Overview | Location | Courses | Housing | Resources | Scholarships 

Lingnan University


Program Overview

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As the only liberal arts university in Hong Kong, Lingnan is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions. It adopts a whole-person approach to education which enables its students to think, judge, care and, ultimately, act responsibly in the changing circumstances of Hong Kong, the region and the world.

Lingnan University, founded in 1967, the only government-funded liberal arts university in Hong Kong, traces its heritage to its predecessor in China, first established in 1888.

The University is small, warm, friendly, and welcoming. It has a relatively small student number amongst the universities in Hong Kong and is committed to maintaining a close faculty and student relationship.

Prior knowledge of Chinese is not required.

Lingnan University is firmly committed to student exchanges.

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The campus is about 8.6 hectares and is located in Tuen Mun in the New Territories. This beautiful campus, winner of architectural awards, is an embodiment of eastern and western architectural styles, providing facilities crucial to the daily functioning of a modern university.

Lying at the southeastern tip of Mainland China, the SAR comprises Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories. Visitors will experience the energetic life made possible by the mixture of Eastern and Western cultures and the traditions and way of life of a Chinese society.

Gain easy access from the southeastern rim of the Guangdong province to Mainland China to explore her cities, culture and countryside in one of the most fascinating destinations in the world.

Take advantage of Hong Kong's convenient location and excellent transportation from the center of the Asia-Pacific Region to other Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. 

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Course Offerings:
Lingnan University Courses
Summer Courses

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Students are required to live on campus and share a room with a non-exchange student during the entire period of study at Lingnan. All the rooms are on twin-sharing basis and are generally sex-segregated on each floor. Exchange students will live in a residence hall with Lingnan students. There are a total of 10 student hostels providing residential places to students in air-conditioned rooms. 

The University does not operate any meal plan. There is a student cafeteria and a full service Chinese restaurant on campus that provides a variety of inexpensive meals. There are also many restaurants in the neighborhood off campus.

View the Accomodation page from Lingnan University.

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Approximate Program Dates:
Fall Semester: Early September to Early December
Spring Semester: Late January to Mid May

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CMU Office of Study Abroad Scholarship:

CMU Office of Study Abroad Scholarship: Scholarships in the amount of $500 are available for faculty-led programs and summer study abroad, and students studying abroad for eight weeks or longer are eligible for up to $750. Scholarships for semester participants range from $500 - $2,500. For more information, please contact the Office of Study Abroad.

Gilman Scholarship:

This program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and is administered by the Institute of International Education. Applicants must receive a Pell Grant to be eligible to apply. Selected by competition, recipients are awarded up to $5000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad. For eligibility, application deadlines, and application instructions, please visit the website at

Additional Scholarships:

For information about scholarships for which you may apply on campus and nationally, please visit the Scholarship page.

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Dates / Deadlines: (Program dates are tentative. Official program dates are provided by the host institution or the faculty leaders upon acceptance).
Term Year App Deadline Acceptance Notification Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 02/15/2017
03/15/2017 TBA TBA
Summer 2017 02/15/2017
03/01/2017 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2017 03/31/2017 04/07/2017 TBA TBA

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