We are looking for high calibre students with strong passion, aspiration and determination to study Asian business to join us.
Application is open to all CUHK Business School students regardless of program per the conditions stated below.

  • Year 1 students (4-year curriculum) of any program offered by CUHK Business School;
  • Cumulative GPA 3.3 or higher;
  • Satisfactory score in either the TOEFL (Paper: 600 / Computer: 250 / Internet: 100) or IELTS (7.0 or above);
  • Academic results achieved prior to entering CUHK will also be taken into consideration;
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

  1. The University reserves the right to amend its rules, regulations and procedures at any time without prior notice.
  2. CUHK full-time students are eligible to go on exchange for a maximum of one academic year (i.e. two regular terms plus one summer session). For details, please visit the website of Office of Academic Links.
  3. Integrated BBA Program students, non-mainland Chinese and non-Japanese students will receive priority consideration.
The admission quota for ABS at CUHK is maximum 10 per year.
No. ABS is open to current students of programs offered by CUHK Business School only.
Yes, interview will be arranged for shortlisted applicants. The interview will be conducted in English and the format may vary from year to year.
Interview performance and academic results will be considered equally.
Applicants are required to provide the following documents together with the application form: 
  • a latest CUHK unofficial transcript;
  • a photocopy of valid scores report of TOEFL / IELTS;
  • a photocopy of academic result(s) achieved prior to entering CUHK; and
  • a photocopy of identity document(s).
TOEFL and IELTS are considered valid for 2 years from the test date. 
Yes, you can still apply. Applicants who have not taken TOEFL / IELTS test may be considered for conditional offer and those successful applicants are required to submit a valid TOEFL / IELTS report by end of February in the same application year to fulfill the ABS admission requirements. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the conditional offer.
No. We expect ABS graduates, but not applicants, to be proficient in Mandarin Chinese and Japanese and pass qualifying examination for respective languages.
Successful applicants will be transferred to ABS after completion of their current year of study.  Non-IBBA business students should apply for change of major to IBBA under CUSIS within the prescribed period by Registration and Examinations Section.
ABS is the first concentration area. Students can also develop a second concentration. However, ABS students are not accepted to declare Management of International Business (MIB) as second concentration because in similar area.
Check the ABS study scheme at Undergraduate Student Handbook.
Partner universities usually provide on-campus accommodation to ABS students. Off-campus accommodation is sometimes provided, but the host universities will offer guidance on finding off-campus accommodation.
Different scholarships and financial schemes are available for eligible students from the University and Colleges.

For the exchange to Waseda University, ABS students may be able to apply for scholarship offered by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) on applying to Waseda University through ABS Program. Availability, conditions and amount of this scholarship may vary from one year to another. JASSO, Waseda University and other related organizations reserve the right to make final decisions on selection of scholarship recipients, as well as amendment of its rules, regulations and procedures at any time without prior notice.

For the exchange to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, students may receive financial support from the Ministry of Education (MOE) Ten Thousand Student Interflow Programme [香港與內地高校師生交流計劃(萬人計劃)]. Long term availability of this support is subject to continued collaboration by MOE, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and CUHK, and is reviewed annually. Availability, conditions and amount of any funding may vary from one year to another. MOE, SJTU and CUHK reserve the right to make final decisions on any changes to the Programme's rules, regulations and procedures at any time without prior notice.
Yes. Students are responsible to arrange their own student visa with taking the necessary documents including admission letter from the host university.