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As organized by School of Management, Zhejiang University, this programme will be held in one of the most dynamic areas of private economy in China – Hangzhou, from June 21 – July 11, 2017.


About the Programme

The aim of this programme is to enhance students’ understanding on entrepreneurship in China by providing first-hand experience through living and learning in Hangzhou. The programme comprises formal classroom lectures, company visits and cultural tour. The lectures provide students with business knowledge from diversified perspectives of being an entrepreneur in China, such as marketing, finance, economics and so on, which lead students to build up an entrepreneurial way of thinking. Visits to local firms enable students to know more about the business environment in Hangzhou and have a deeper understanding on doing business in China. Students can have a chance to experience the traditional Chinese culture during the visits to some famous tourist spots in Hangzhou such as West Lake and Museums. They can also explore the city during their free time in Hangzhou.


Students participate in this programme will be enrolled in a ZJU course “Entrepreneurship in China”, which is equivalent to MGMT3415 Principles of Entrepreneurship (6 credits) in HKU. Students who have successfully completed this course in ZJU will have 6 HKU credits being transferred back. Please note that only the credits will be transferred back but not the grade. In other words, the grade obtained from this course WILL NOT be counted towards your CGPA.



FBE UG Year 2 and 3 students

*Priority will be given to students who have never joined any China programmes as offered by the Faculty before.
**The programme will be conducted in English.


Programme Costs

Items to be paid by students:

  • Flight tickets between Hong Kong and Hangzhou
  • Optional Travel insurance (All HKU students will be covered by the Corporate Business Travel Insurance as arranged by the University. Students may purchase an additional insurance plan if you want to extend the coverage during your stay in Hangzhou.)

Items to be covered by the programme:

  •  Tuition fee
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Cultural Tours

Application Method

Interested students please submit an online application here:


In the online application, please upload the following documents:

  1. Passport-size photo
  2. Copy of Mainland Entry Permit (回鄉卡) / Passport
  3. Most updated CV
  4. 300-word essay on “Why are you interested in joining China Study Programme?”

Application Deadline: 9:00 a.m., Monday, 6 Feb 17


Selection Interviews 

Selection interviews will be arranged for shortlisted candidates in mid to end of February 2017. Students who cannot attend the interview will automatically be withdrawn from the application process.


Refundable Deposit

Selected students are required to pay a deposit of HK$3,000 which will be refunded upon completion of the programme.