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Summer Programme at Utrecht University, the Netherlands (July 2020)

Utrecht University (the Netherlands) will be organizing a two-week Summer Programme in 2020 with courses open to students of CW Chu College (CWC) and United College (UC), CUHK. In collaboration with the GOAL Programme of UC, CWC is now inviting applications from interested students to study in Utrecht University during summer 2020.

Interested students please read the Programme details below carefully and apply in accordance with the procedures.



Regular students of CWC


4-18 July 2020

Programme Features

1.  Coursework: successful applicants must enroll in either one of the following courses.

 (1)  European Cultures and Identities

 (2)  European Politics and Economy

    2.  Study mode

  •      lectures in the morning
  •      seminars and presentation sessions in the afternoon

3.  1-day field excursion 

Programme Requirements


1. Attend all pre-departure seminars organized by CWC / UC (details to be confirmed)

2. Complete all coursework of the Programme with a passing or above grade


For details of other requirements, please refer to the attached Programme leaflet.

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Programme Leaflet


1. Approximately HK$19,500* per student

2. The amount will cover a round-trip air-ticket, academic programme and course materials, compulsory excursions and accommodation at the student dormitory of Utrecht

3. Does NOT cover local transport, visa application, meals and other daily expenses

4. Airport transfers on arrival will be available at extra cost

* Based on conversion rate: EUR 1: HK$9 (for reference only).  Exact programme fees will be confirmed later.  Any change in exchange rate and ticket price will also affect the calculation.

College Subsidies

Upon fulfillment of all the programme requirements, the College will provide a subsidy of up to HK$10,000 to each participant on need and/ or merit basis.


Student hostels of Utrecht University


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Please submit a soft copy of the following to Ms. Alice Tang, Executive Officer of the College Office via email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by the deadline.

Application form (please append relevant supporting documents); and

Checklist of supporting documents.

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Application Form          Checklist

Application Deadline

17 Feb 2020 (Mon, 5:30 pm)

Late application may not be considered or be put in lower priority


Shortlisted students may be invited to join an interview conducted by the External Links & Exchange Committee. We shall inform applicants of the interview arrangements (if any) via email.

Announcement of Results

Results will be announced by late February 2020

Visa application

1. Students are responsible for preparing relevant travel documents and acquiring visa on their own

2. A travel document/ passport must be valid for 6 months at least from the date of travel; please apply for or renew your passport as appropriate

3. For more information on visa requirements of the Netherlands, please visit:

Departure and Stay-behind arrangement


1. Round-trip tickets will be purchased through UC, CUHK.  CWC students must depart together with other participants from UC with the arranged flight schedule.

2. Students may apply to stay behind after the official programme period (not more than 2 weeks)

3. Additional charges incurred from the extension of stay will be borne by the students

4. Stay-behind applications will be made through UC.  Details will be available at a later stage.

Credit Transfer

Upon fulfillment of the programme requirements, students can apply for credit transfer (equivalent to 3 CUHK units ); these units will NOT be tied to any specific course exemptions, but will be counted as general electives towards the credits required for graduation.

More information


You may refer to this page of the College’s website for the sharing by the participants of the same summer programme in the previous cycles.


Please also refer to the following attachment:

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Additional Information of Utrecht University and Summer Programme
(Copyright reserved by Prof. Wong Suk Ying)


Ms. Alice Tang, Executive Officer
Tel: 3943 1965
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.