HKU Academic Exchange Funding Programme

incoming visit from Mainland China & taiwan

This programme is intended for members of academic staff in universities or comparable institutions in Mainland China and Taiwan to visit teaching departments / centres / units in the University of Hong Kong for academic exchange purposes. This grant will not be made for the purpose of attending conference.


Completed application forms should be submitted to Mainland Affairs Office (9/F, Knowles Building) before deadlines listed below.

Application form for academic staff from Mainland China universities to visit HKU

Application form for academic staff from Taiwan universities to visit HKU


Not more than 14 days normally


Applications will be reviewed every three months, with the following cut-off dates for different batches of applications:

March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1 each year

*Special Notice: As advised by the Task Force on Infectious Diseases on March 14, 2020, members of the University are not encouraged to travel before the virus situation improves. In this connection, applications will be suspended until further notice.