Application - Eligibility

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ISP accepts applications from undergraduate students who are nominated by HKUST’s exchange partners as exchange students* . If you are interested, please inquire and apply through the study abroad office at your home institution. Applications are normally invited from October/November to March each year.

Applicants from institutions where the primary medium of instruction is not English are expected to meet one of the following English language requirements:


IELTS overall band 6.0;

TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) 550;

TOEFL computer-based test (CBT) 213;

TOEFL internet-based test (iBT) 80

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* The nominated student must satisfy the conditions or terms as outlined in the exchange agreement between the student’s home institution and HKUST. Students should confirm their eligibility with their home institution.