The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a public university situated in Hung Hom, Kowloon, centrally in Hong Kong. The history of the university stretches back to 1937, and the university got its current name 1972. The university is a distinguished technical university with approximately 28 500 students.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English Academic calendar: August-December, January-May Credit system: 15 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits Website:polyu.edu.hk Note: At least 50 per cent of your enrolled subjects must come from the host department. The amount of courses at master's level for exchange students is limited. Even if you study at master's level at KTH, you may need to choose courses at bachelor's level at PolyU. An application and visa fee is required at all universities in Hong Kong. Not suitable for CINEK student.
Number of spots: Total 4 semester spots for CBH, EECS, ITM and SCI schools and 6 semester spots for the ABE school Grade requirements: N.A.
Programme specific information
If your programme or your school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.
Students at EECS can apply to this university if they find courses suitable for their programme.
Note: Admission to the Department of Computing can be denied due to high demand on offered courses.
Master’s Programme, Civil and Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure, Real Estate and Construction Management
This university offers courses that are relevant for your programme.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Technology
This university offers relevant courses in Environmental Engineering. No student from you programme has been on exchange at this university before. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Urban Planning and Design
At this university you will primarily take elective courses.
Master’s Programme, Transport and Geoinformation Technology
This university offers relevant courses in surveying and geoinformatics.
This university also offers a few courses in transportation, but you should also be prepared to take elective courses.
5 courses of 3 credits (15 credits in total) correspond to 30 credits at KTH. You choose a department to be admitted and must study at least 50% of your courses on it. Link to PolyU webpage with the list of courses per department:
Not recommended for the Master in Chemical Engineering for Energy and Environment (TKEMM)