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Summer Study Tour

Summer Study Tour

What is it?

A chance for our students to take up experiential and active learning activities while visiting leading institutes overseas, so that they can gain global exposure and experience interacting with front-line researchers abroad.

Who are eligible to apply?

If you are a CUHK undergraduate student majoring in PHYS, you are eligible to apply. You should also have a good academic record and good command of English. We look for motivated students who have a solid physics background, who are independent, creative, and get along well with collaborators.

How about subsidies and airfare?

Successful applicants will be offered subsidies/scholarship of maximum HK$8,000 (estimated half of the cost). Participants will have to arrange and pay for all travel and other expenses.


  • December: Announcement of study tour program
  • January: Deadline of application
  • Late-January: Interview with short-listed applicants if needed
  • Early-February: Successful applicants will be informed and confirmed
  • February – July: Preparation and pre-trip workshops
  • July: Study tour

Participants’ responsibilities

  1. Successful applicants have to complete the pre-trip course before departing from Hong Kong. Poor performance in the course may lead to his/her disqualification.
  2. Study tour participants must follow all safety regulations and guidelines.
  3. A successful applicant has to apply for an entry VISA by himself/herself, if needed.

Application form

For CUHK PHYS students : Word Format


Chu Ming-chung:

Leung Po Kin: