Education in Hong Kong
25.05.16
Education in Hong Kong

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Education in Hong Kong is a study at universities that occupy high positions in world rankings, and the opportunity to study Chinese and English. Studying in Hong Kong is for those who value innovation. Internships or work in Hong Kong offer incredible perspectives for students.

Hong Kong today is one of the leading financial centers in the world. Hong Kong has the main offices and representative offices of the largest corporations in the world. Studying in Hong Kong provides an opportunity to learn a lot about the work of these corporations.

In total, 9 state universities and a small number of private educational institutions operate in Hong Kong. In addition to the prestigious University of Hong Kong, institutions such as China University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology are also popular.

The list of specialties that can be obtained at these universities amounts to dozens, and most of the curricula are taught in English. Also, if you wish, you can take a Chinese course, which is used by many foreign students.

The peculiarity of education in Hong Kong is that universities pay great attention to the comprehensive development of the individual, that is, you will get an idea of ​​the culture and ethics of relationships, as well as valuable practical experience in real conditions.

Selection criteria

All universities in Hong Kong use their own methodology for selecting applicants. Despite the fact that studying in Hong Kong costs a lot (on average, this amount varies between 5-7 thousand US dollars per semester), the competition among those who want to study there is very large. Therefore, universities make rigorous selection and accept only the best students.

The process of admission and consideration of the application of a foreign applicant is carried out in a separate manner and is very long (6-9 months).

Scholarships and funding

Scholarships and grants are provided by the educational institutions themselves. There are also joint programs of universities and large companies interested in training future leading specialists.

Depending on the results of studies (you need to show excellent performance), which shows each of the students, including a foreigner, he may qualify for special grants and grants.

Scholarships for bachelors are divided into three types:

Full - covers the cost of study, the cost of living in a hostel and meals;
Full - covers the cost of studying at the university;
Partial - covers 50% of the cost of training.

Scholarships and grants are also provided for masters and doctors, which can cover up to 100% of the cost of training.

Additionally, students have the right to work up to 8 hours a week on campus.

Student placement after graduation

Upon graduation, a foreign student has the right to obtain a visa for a period of 12 months to search for an employer.

The region itself provides many employment opportunities. Over the past five years, despite the economic downturn in the world, almost all university graduates found work. Statistics show that more than 97% of university graduates were successfully employed.

Leading Universities

Local universities and institutes are among the best in the world, as evidenced by high positions in international rankings such as World University Rankings. Many universities in Hong Kong are even ahead of the American and European ones and are included in the list of two hundred of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world.

The best universities in Hong Kong:

  • The university of hong kong
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Hong Kong Baptist University


In addition to these large educational institutions, in Hong Kong there are other institutions of a narrow profile. They have accreditation for issuing diplomas of higher and secondary special education.

  • Hong Kong Institute of Technology
  • Hong Kong College of Technology
  • Yew Chung Community College
  • Caritas Bianchi College of Careers


Savannah College of Art and Design is also a Hong Kong branch of the renowned American University of Art and Design.

How to enter the University of Hong Kong

  1. Learn about the programs, terms and conditions of admission to universities in Hong Kong at a free one-on-one consultation at the Global Ambassador
  2. Get a selection of programs and an assessment of your chances of admission from our experienced specialists. Assessment methods adopted in Russia and Hong Kong differ from each other and may be different at each university.
  3. Take the language training at Global Ambassador to pass the TOEFL or IELTS tests required for admission. You may also need ACT, SAT, GRE, or GMAT tests, which are also being prepared at the Global Ambassador.
  4. Prepare unique introductory documents that will qualitatively set you apart from other candidates, with experienced Global Ambassador consultants.

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