Eligibility

To enroll in VSE academic courses this term, you must be an undergraduate student currently studying in one of the participating universities of the VSE:

  • Chulalongkorn University
  • Keio University
  • Korea University
  • Osaka University
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Tohoku University
  • University of Oregon
  • Universidad de Chile
  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Xi’an Jiaotong University

Enroll in one academic course at the VSE (commencing in August/September 2020). If you wish to enroll in more than one course, you should seek approval from the VSE Central Office by emailing apru.vse@cuhk.edu.hk. Course enrollment is subject to final approval from your home university and the course offering university.

Academic credits will be provided by the course offering universities. Credits earned from VSE academic courses may be transferred back to the home university, subject to home university approval.

Each VSE course offering university has a specific application period.

Please also observe deadlines, if any, set by your home university for registration of VSE academic courses. To see such deadlines, please refer to your home university’s website, or contact your Study Abroad Office for details.

Points to Note When Selecting a Course

Keio University
  • Academic courses do not bear credits for VSE students. No transcripts will be provided upon successful completion.
  • When applying for academic courses offered by Keio University, please complete both the application forms of VSE and Keio University (available soon) at the same time.
Korea University
  • Korea University students taking VSE courses should check with the home university VSE coordinator for credit transferability.
Osaka University
  • Academic courses do not bear credits for VSE students. No transcripts will be provided upon successful completion.
Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • When applying for academic courses offered by Tecnológico de Monterrey, please complete both the application forms of VSE and Tecnológico de Monterrey (available soon) at the same time.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • HKUST students taking VSE courses should check with the home university VSE coordinator for credit transferability.
Tohoku University
  • Tohoku University students can only enroll in academic courses offered by Korea University and University of Oregon.
  • Academic courses are only open to students from Korea University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of Oregon, UNSW Sydney and Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Fees

No additional fees are required to take VSE courses. Pay your regular tuition to your home university only. Any additional fees, if required, they will be detailed under each course or program.

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Courses

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Chulalongkorn University

Bangkok, Thailand

Application deadline: August 21, 2020
First day of classes: August 10, 2020

Coming Soon

Keio University

Tokyo, Japan

Application deadline: September 10, 2020
First day of classes: October 1, 2020

00763Japanese Linguistics in Sociocultural Context
04348Crossing Borders: Adapting to Japan and Adapting to the World
07275Cultural Presuppositions in Japanese Communication

Korea University

Seoul, South Korea

Application deadline: August 25, 2020
First day of classes: September 1, 2020

BUSS363Marketing Strategy
DISS140Globalization and Beyond: Culture, Society, And Political Economy
DISS241Contemporary Korea
DISS256Dynamics of International Development
ECON202Macro Economics
HOKA004Introduction to Korean And East Asian History
JMCO203Introduction to Media
JMCO264Interpersonal Communication
JMCO273Introduction to Film
KORE230Introduction to Korean Linguistics

Osaka University

Osaka, Japan

Application deadline: To be Announced
First day of classes: October 1, 2020

3B1528Climate Change in Asia Pacific - Science and Solutions

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Monterrey, Mexico

Application deadline: August 13, 2020
First day of classes: August 10, 2020

CO1005Media, culture and society
EH1012Ethics, Social Responsibility and Sustainability
EH1013Mexico´s Cultural Heritage
H1057Myths that inhabit with us, from Promethious to Marvel
H2002Ethics, profession and citizenship
H2004Citizenship: Political and Social Practice
IN3020Strategic planning
MB1001Global Health Leadership
P1006Global Citizeship: Diversity and Tolerance
TI2013E-commerce and technology

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR, China

Application deadline: August 25, 2020
First day of classes: September 7, 2020

ANTH1410Culture of Hong Kong
ANTH2350Meanings of Life
ECON3370Business Environment of China
EPIN1010Anatomy of an Entrepreneur
GLSD2401Sustainable Development Across the Globe
GLSD2501World Economic Order
MGNT2610Legal Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

Tohoku University

Sendai, Japan

Application deadline: September 10, 2020
First day of classes: October 1, 2020

CB12214Japanese Corporate Culture, Employment Practices
CB14223Japanese Communication Behaviors: Japanese Values
CB23205Internationalization of Sendai as a Regional City: Introducing Innovative Ideas to Local Business
CB33209Learn About and Solve Problems of Local Companies in Sendai
CB33210Internship Preparation
CB34209International Project 1
CB43213Promoting Human Rights Education
CB45208Japanese Universities and Students
Comprehensive Japanese Course Level 1-4 (Beginner/Basic/Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate)

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Application deadline: August 28, 2020
First day of classes: August 24, 2020

AS4501Astroinformatics
D129C0714European Union Law & Latinamerican Integration
POST3509-1Theoretical Biology and Autopoietic Systems
History of Art: Chilean Heritage
Intercultural Business Challenges in Latin America
International Business
Introduction to Latin American Politics
Latin America in World Affairs
Managing Multinational Corporations in Latin America
Strategic Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions

University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon, USA

Application deadline: To be Announced
First day of classes: September 29, 2020

Coming Soon

Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Quito, Ecuador

Application deadline: August 20, 2020 (for courses starting in August) / October 7, 2020 (for courses starting in October)
First day of classes: August 31, 2020

ART1101EDrawing 1
ART1901EWatercolor Workshop 1
ECL3094ECarnivore Ecology and Conservation
INA4082ERenewable energy
INA5003EClimate Change and Society (Aug 31-Oct 25)
INA5003EClimate Change and Society (Oct 26-Dec 20)
LNA2101Basic Quichua 1
LNA2102Basic Quichua 2
PRC200EService Learning