Fees for Exchange
Tuition fees
During the study abroad terms, students will pay CUHK its regular tuition fee. However, students who wish to take additional courses at the host universities (including language courses) may be required to pay supplemental tuition fees in accordance with the prescription of the host universities.
Accommodation fees and other living costs
During the exchange period, students are responsible for their living and personal expenses in the respective cities, Shanghai and Tokyo. These expenses include but are not limited to accommodation, airfares, health and travel insurance, visa, local transportation and meals.
Financial Assistance
Check out what scholarships and financial schemes are available for you from the University, Colleges and other units.
MOE for Exchange in SJTU
ABS students may receive financial support from the Ministry of Education (MOE) Ten Thousand Student Interflow Program.
JASSO for Exchange in Waseda
Scholarship offered by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) is available for application when submitting exchange application to Waseda University through ABS Program.
Living costs
Reference figures per term provided by partner universities for planning your exchange studies
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
RMB 17,000/term
On-campus accommodation* RMB 9,000
Food RMB 8,000
Personal expenses Varies
(e.g. books, supplies, local transportation, etc.)
* Fee of on-campus accommodation depends on type of hostels
Waseda University
JPY 560,000/term
On-campus accommodation* JPY 300,000 - 360,000
Food JPY 200,000
Personal expenses Varies
(e.g. books, supplies, local transportation, etc.)
* Fee of on-campus accommodation depends on type of hostels