Student Exchange

time:May 28, 2021

Huazhong University of Science and Technology offers a diversity of exchange programs for students, including student exchange program, joint degree program, scientific research practice and training program, short-term programs during winter and summer vacations, and international conferences and competitions.

Student Exchange Program

This program offers HUST students the opportunity to study in partner colleges and universities, and to acquire class credits that can be applied to their HUST study. An exchange student’s term of study will usually last for either one semester or one academic year; such exchanges are usually reciprocal.

Joint Degree Program

HUST’s agreements with its overseas partner colleges and universities generally allow HUST students to enter joint degree programs (with varying academic-year lengths, such as 2+2, 3+1+X, 1+1), as well as double doctoral programs. Such study must be in full accordance with the regulations of both schools. A student who successfully completes such a program has the option of obtaining one degree from one university or two degrees from both.

Study Abroad Program

HUST students may also participate in courses and graduation project in partner colleges and universities through overseas learning programs and obtain corresponding credits. The study period is usually one semester or one academic year.

Scientific Research Practice and Training Program

HUST students can work in labs or conduct research projects in overseas partner colleges, universities, and research institutions, or work as interns in HUST’s overseas partner enterprises.

Short-term Programs during Winter and Summer Vacations

HUST students can enter short-term exchange programs for course learning and cultural exchange in partner colleges and universities during the winter and summer vacations. Such programs usually last for no more than three months.

International Conferences & Competitions

HUST encourages its students to participate in international conferences and competitions.

In recent years, a large number of students from the School of Electronic Information and Communications have participated in various exchange programs.

For instance, some students studied in Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, University of Birmingham in the UK, University of California, Riverside in the U.S., and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, etc, through joint degree programs. A large number of students chose to participate in the short-term programs during summer or winter vacations, such as the programs in collaboration with University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, National University of Singapore, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, etc. Meanwhile, some students took the scientific research practice and training program in Missouri University of Science and Technology, Stanford University, etc. In the national first-level discipline ranking of 2012, the index of “student international exchange” of EIC ranked first.


                           Students from EIC at University of Oxford

                        Students from EIC at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Students from EIC at University of Cambridge


Students from EIC in London

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