Summer programme admission
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From 2 weeks to 12 weeks.

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Putonghua (also called Standard Chinese or Mandarin) and Cantonese courses of different levels are offered.

Study curriculum is available at Students taking non-elementary courses are invited to submit an online written/ oral placement test at Meeting or talking to teachers in person for placement, if needed, can be arranged at a cost of HK$300 per subject. For a comparison between different types of programmes, please visit FAQ at 


Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

Programme/ Date

January to April





September to December

2 weeks







3 weeks





August. 6-23


5 weeks



June 27 – July 30



6 weeks





Summer Foundation Certificate Programme (S2) (Cancelled)
July 4 – August 10


12 weeks

Regular Spring Term
Jan. 22 – Apr. 20


Regular Summer Term
June 4 – Aug. 10

Regular Fall Term
Sep. 17 – Dec. 7


Chinese New Year

Spring Party: Mar. 23

CUHK International summer school, HKSAR Establishment anniversary,

HK Book Fair, HK Computers and Electronic Fair, HK Shopping Festival

National Day of China

Outing: Nov. 17

Note: (1) ISS Chinese language courses are opened to non-native Chinese speaking undergraduates local and abroad only. Interested students should forward application to the CUHK Office of Academic Links. Website: (2) Tentative dates for 2019 Regular programmes: Spring Term (Jan. 21- Apr. 18). Summer Term (Jun. 5- Aug. 13). Fall Term (Sep. 16- Dec. 6).

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Fees (Price per course per level per school term in Hong Kong Dollars. Exchange rate US$1=HK$7.8 shown as reference only)


Spring 2018

CLC Summer School 2018

Fall 2018

Programme Code






Tuition fee

L1-4+: US$3087/ HK$24075

L1-4+: US$3087/ HK$24075

US$617/ HK$4815

US$1497/ HK$11680

L1-4+: US$3087/ HK$24075

Activity fee

Spring Party (optional)

Lunch Table (optional)

Land only: US$768/ HK$5990


see note 3.

Lunch Table (optional)

Outing (optional)

Application fee & Deposit

US$256/ HK$2000

US$256/ HK$2000

US$26/ HK$200

US$256/ HK$2000

Text materials

US$25-64/ HK$200-500

US$25-64/ HK$200-500

US$13-19/ HK$100-150

US$25-64/ HK$200-500

Visa application

Mandatory, see Note 2

Mandatory, see Note 4

Mandatory, see Note 2

Mandatory, see Note 2


Note 1: Students study for more than one programme within a season is allowed, and only a one-time application fee (the highest end) will be charged.

Note 2: Hong Kong Visa charge: US$38/ HK$290. Student visa is a must to non-Hong Kong residents. Oversea students with sole visa exemption/ visitor status are not allowed to study in Hong Kong.

Note 3: PRINCH activity fee includes (i) counseling in small group of 3 to 5, (ii) local transportation in Beijing, (iii) accommodation in Beijing (13 nights in 3-star rating guest house, double occupancy), (iv) admission tickets related to the language activities, (v) learning materials, (vi) welcome and farewell dinner, and (vii) travel insurance. Air ticket and meals will be at students’ own expense according to one’s travel destination and living style.

Note 4: China Visa: click into China Travel Agency web site for more information ( 
China visa is not necessary for Japan, Singapore and Brunei citizens staying no more than 15 days in China.

Hong Kong Accommodation
- On-campus dormitory at Colleges in CUHK. First-come-first-served. Summer only. Double/ triple occupancy HK$220/ US$28 per person per night. Booking through CLC only. Confirmation upon full payment.
- Off-campus accommodation  Look up by yourself at CLC website

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