CUHK Summer Research Experience 2023

CUHK campus
Published: 16 Jan 2023


The Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (SURP) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) provides an opportunity for international students to undertake research attachments for eight weeks during the summer. Students will be actively engaged in research under the supervision of a CUHK faculty member and earn three CUHK credits upon successful completion of the programme.

In the summer of 2023, SURP will welcome students to the vibrant Hong Kong again for an on-campus research experience!


  • Develop research skills and knowledge in a specific area of interest
  • Join a world-class research team and work alongside leading experts in the field
  • Experience postgraduate studies first hand
  • Establish professional networks for future career
  • Immerse in the local culture through activities and excursions
  • Discover new ideas through interaction with like-minded students
  • Guaranteed on-campus living with other local and international students

Over 70 research topics are offered by CUHK host supervisors. Applicants are recommended to choose more than one project in their applications to increase the chance of admission. For a full list of topics offered please visit:

Enrolment Type and Fees

Enrolment Type: DIRECT ENROLMENT (Cross-Institutional Study)

Fees: No tuition will be charged. Students will be responsible for the costs of their own international and domestic travels, as well as other living expenses such as housing, meals, local transportation, and travel and medical insurance.

Please see the following page for a list of expenses:


If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Enrolment For more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Students should register their interest for this program at by 23 February 2023. Further instructions will then be sent by email.
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