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  • Locations: Nanjing, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HKUST applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Languages of Instruction: Mandarin Language Requirement: Exempted
Accommodation: On-campus
Program Description:

About Nanjing University

Founded in 1902, Nanjing University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. With the motto of 'Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance and Integrity,' this university carries the spirit of constant striving for educational and academic excellence. In the past 118 years, Nanjing University has cultivated a great number of talents, contributing greatly to the national prosperity and the revitalization of the Chinese nation.

Through recent years` development, this century-old university has gained new and vital vigor while meeting unprecedented historical challenges and opportunities. Currently we have three campuses: Gulou in the city center, Pukou on the northern bank of the Yangtze River, and Xianlin International Campus in the east suburb of the city. As a key comprehensive university with an array of outstanding faculty members, it has enjoyed coordinated development in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technological sciences, life sciences, modern engineering and management and so on. In the meantime, it has continuously improved quality of teaching, research, social service and all other areas. According to different rankings and in terms of various indexes of academic strength and comprehensive academic performance, Nanjing University is always one of the leading universities in China.

Nanjing University is fully aware of and ready to be entrusted with new missions and responsibilities in the 21st Century, a century of globalization. Committed to embracing this century of change, we sincerely welcome scholars and students from all around the world to join us in this worthwhile work for social and academic development.

About Nanjing

The capital of the Jiangsu Province, Nanjing is a modern city located on the plain of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Nanjing served as the capital during 10 dynasties in Chinese history. The metropolis has an abundance of historical and cultural attractions, including the Xiaoling Mausoleum of the Ming Dynasty, Confucius Temple, Zhanyuan Garden and the city walls of the Ming Dynasty. Its streetscapes, green squares, gardens, city walls, and exquisite lakes have earned it the title of “ancient green capital and cultural city.” Nanjing is home to more than 6 million people.

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Term date

  • Host Institutions usually organize orientation activities for exchange students, with some mandatory, which take place 1 week before the start of the term. As stipulated by the host institution, there may be extra quarantine measures required by the host institution on top of the mandatory measures imposed by the government. You should refer to the acceptance package and pay attention to all the important information provided by your host institution.
  • You should only depart after finishing all the final examinations (including resits) since host institutions will not make special arrangement for taking any examinations other than scheduled.
  • Please CLICK HERE for more information on host institution’s term dates.



As stipulated by the host institution, only students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan can be accepted. Majors of computer science, artificial intelligence, electronic science and environment engineering are not open to exchange students. 

Students wishing to apply for this program are required to apply via the central exercise, HKUST Mainland Outbound Undergraduate Exchange Program.  Please check details regarding eligibility, language requirements and application process by CLICKING HERE.


Practical Information

Please go to the "Practical Information" tab to check details regarding visa, insurance and accommodation by CLICKING HERE.


Last update: 5 Sep 2023

This program is currently not accepting applications.