Why CUHK-Shenzhen


As one of the world top universities, CUHK aims to nurture students with both specialized knowledge and wisdom for life. The CUHK-Shenzhen experience is distinguished by a flexible credit unit system, a unique college system, bilingual curricula, a rich China experience, and global perspectives. General education courses are designed to broaden students' perspectives and ability to face the challenges of the global society.

Why Study in China?


China in “The Asian Century”

•   Rapidly changing, hugely diverse

•   World's second largest economy and fastest-growing major economy

•   Largest exporter and second largest importer of goods in the world

•   Increasing influence as a global economic power

•   Site of Asia-Pacific headquarters for numerous world’s top companies


Quality of Education

•   China as world leaders in many fields, including engineering and business

•   Dramatic change in last 20 years in both number of students and nature of education

•   Educational revolution – government expenditure on education, more open range of courses for international students

•   Lower living costs compared to western countries



•   Language & culture programs to help learn Chinese

•   Internships and part-time work opportunities

•   Merging the knowledge of China and home countries will give students an advantage to explore potential opportunities in China for the future

•   World perspective as an essential part of a global mindset


Travel and Discovery

•   Adventures and challenges of studying in a country with a vastly different culture

•   Country with a long history, attractive civilization, diversified terrain, efficient transportation system

•  Also easy access to other countries in Asia

Why CUHK-Shenzhen?


Quality Education

•   CUHK ranked 46th in the world and 10th in Asia (QS World University Rankings® 2019 / 2020)

•   One Brand, Two Campuses: CUHK-Shenzhen teaching and academic research standards consistent with CUHK

•   Top-tier teaching staff recruited globally and an internationalized academic environment

•   Programs are adapted to the global industrial, economic, social and business environments

•   Fields of study that combine different disciplines, poised at the cutting edge of human knowledge

•   Forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision

•   State of the art facilities


Graduation Benefits

•   CUHK degrees awarded to CUHK-Shenzhen students upon graduation


Whole-person Education

•   Combining Chinese humanistic ideals with western liberal arts content in all majors of study

•   A collegiate system which provides pastoral care and support throughout university

•   English as the language of instruction


Extensive Opportunities

•   University and government scholarships covering full accommodation and tuition fees

•   Shenzhen: China's Silicon Valley and headquarters of numerous high-tech multinational enterprises

•   Study-aboard opportunity at some of the most elite universities around the world

Please click here to download the 2020 Entry Undergraduate Prospectus.