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Semesters Offered

  • Fall: Early September–late December. The application deadline for this term is March 1 (before the semester abroad).
  • Spring: Early January–late June. The application deadline for this term is Oct. 1 (before the semester abroad).
  • Summer: Mid June–mid-August. The application deadline for this term is March 1 (before the semester abroad). See details on the HKUST International Summer Program.

Applicable Majors: All engineering majors

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Opened in 1991 and publicly funded, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a technological university dedicated to the advancement of learning and scholarship. Despite its short history, HKUST has gained worldwide recognition for its academic excellence and is placed in the 40th position among the world's top universities. Particularly in the areas of engineering and technology, HKUST always ranks among the world's top 50 and No. 1 in Hong Kong.

To learn more about this institution, please visit the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology website.

For more information about this program, please visit the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology exchange page.


  • Must be a Texas A&M University student for at least one semester prior to application
  • Must attend Texas A&M University for at least one summer session or one full semester after the exchange
  • Must have a 2.75 GPR or higher
  • Must have language proficiency (written and oral)
  • For non-English programs: two to four semesters of college-level language studies in the target language
  • Open to all undergraduate classifications starting the summer after completing freshman year courses
  • For the general program requirements, please see the Semester Exchange Requirements page

Courses Offered

Complete course offerings can be found in the  HKUST Course Offerings PDF.

Contact Information

Students seeking additional information on outgoing reciprocal exchanges should contact  Leslie Donaway.