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General information

City:Hong Kong  
Country China
About the University The School of Law was established in 1987 as the Department of Law. The principal objective of the School is to support and improve the provision of legal education and training in Hong Kong.
High on our agenda are three goals: becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives; and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments.
The School of Law aspires to be an internationally-renowned centre for research and teaching in law in the Asia-Pacific region. The mission of the School is to provide students with an excellent education and to contribute to the advancement of knowledge. Through cooperation with other law schools and professional organizations, the School aims to foster an environment in which both students and staff develop and use their legal knowledge, professional skills and expertise for the benefit of the whole Hong Kong community.

Student exchange information

Method of application at the RUG Online application form: rug.nl/law/lep
Application deadline RUG 01 February
Available places 2 semester places
Level of courses available for exchange students Bachelor
Language of instruction English
Language test results needed Yes: see extra requirements for more information
Language courses available Unknown
Extra requirements Average mark of 7.0 (GPA).

To study at the City University of HongKong, you will need a TOEFL score of at least 100 (internet-based) or an IELTS score of at least a 7.

Only valid TOEFL or IELTS tests can be accepted. TOEFL and IELTS tests are valid for 2 years only.
Important information This exchange programme is coordinated at university level (Multi Faculty Exchange, MFE), though there are specific places available for law students for individual semesters. An application for this university can be done by using our online faculty application form. The Faculty of Law will do the initial selection and nominate the selected students for this exchange programme. After that the Mobility and Scholarship Desk (MSD) will contact you on how to proceed further. More information can be obtained from the International office at the Faculty of Law.

For the current travel advise of the Dutch government see: https://www.nederlandwereldwijd.nl/reizen/reisadviezen

Credit conversion (please keep in mind that credit conversion may always be subject to change):
1 credit = 2 ECTS

Link (law faculty) university View university website
Link International office View international office website
Housing arranged Institution
Visa needed Yes
Vaccination needed Yes
Financial support / Grants More information on study and placement grants for law students is available at the website rug.nl/law/lep.

For studying in countries outside Europe students can apply for a grant from the Marco Polo Fund, which comprises of both faculty and university resources. Marco Polo grants do not cover travel and residential expenses completely; they are merely a contribution towards the extra costs involved in studying abroad.

At the moment the Marco Polo grant has been set at €170,-- to €290,-- per calendar month, depending on the country of your host university. This may change per academic year.

Your application for an exchange period at one of the Faculty’s partner universities also counts as your application for a grant. When you receive notification of a place for study abroad, you will also learn whether or not you have been awarded a Marco Polo grant.

Student Reports

Hong Kong Fall 2019.pdf (Size: 164 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)
HongKong Fall 2016.pdf (Size: 71 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)
HongKong Fall 2016-2.pdf (Size: 13 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)
HongKong Fall 2016-3.pdf (Size: 47 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)
HongKong report Spring 2018.pdf (Size: 71 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)
Hong kong Fall 2019-1.pdf (Size: 135 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)


Level of courses available Bachelor
LLB students: is a minimum of 30 ECTS available Possible but difficult to execute
Link available courses View courses site
Last update (28 Sep 2021)