The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high end talent with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility.

At present, the University has programmes in science, engineering, economic management, and humanities and social science. Its long term goal is to recruit 11,000 domestic and international students, 7,500 of whom will be undergraduate students and 3,500 Masters or PhD students. The University is located at 2001, Longxiang Boulevard, Longgang District, Shenzhen, to the south of the Dayun Park and to the north of Longxiang Boulevard, occupying about one million square meters.

The President is responsible for the management of the University under the leadership of the Governing Board, a system that is in line with international practice. This is a positive step towards a modern university system with Chinese features. The University hires first class teaching staff from around the world and those teachers that have been employed are mostly renowned professors and scholars from world class universities, including several Nobel Prize laureates and academicians.

The University is featured with an international learning environment, a bilingual teaching pedagogy, a collegiate system, general education courses, multidisciplinary programmes and a student-centered educational philosophy.

The University stresses the importance of academic links and global perspective. Currently we have concluded agreements with a number of prestigious universities to jointly nurture undergraduate and post-graduate students. In 2015, 40% of the first year undergraduate students participated in summer schools and other exchange programmes.

In response to the call of the nation and the Pearl River Delta region for emerging and strategic industries, the University is planning to form a world class expert team and to forge a platform for international technology innovation in robotics and intelligent manufacturing, big data, new energy, and finance and logistics.

Up to now, 1,000 outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from China and around the world have commenced their study at the University. Currently available programmes cover global business studies, economics, marketing and communication, finance, new energy science and engineering, statistics and big data, computer science and engineering, electronic information engineering, financial engineering, and translation and simultaneous interpreting.

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Key facts

  • Established in 2014
  • Located in South of China, 1 hour drive to Hong Kong
  • 3 Schools, 1000 students in 2015, 11000 students by 2025
  • Multidisciplinary programmes
  • Bilingual teaching pedagogy