Founded in 1963, CUHK is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK Shenzhen) is located in a picturesque site to the south of Universiade Park in Longgang District. The green, rolling hills and serene lake provide for an optimal learning environment.

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📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in Global Business Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen)

A global perspective is increasingly important as Chinese businesses take more active roles in foreign markets and foreign companies tailor their strategies to changing international dynamics. The Global BSC offers three distinct streams that nurture students' interest and ability to function effectively in our integrated yet diverse world.

This programme provides three streams as follows:
• Global Business Management
• Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management
• Global Business and Innovation

Global Business Management (Global BM)
Global BM gives students a managerial, organizational, human-centered, strategic perspective on global business. It focuses on developing qualitative, analytical and communication skills of students give students the flexibility to select elective courses and allow them to be self-directed. Although there are no requirements to study abroad, students are encouraged to select from a wide variety of SME's exchange programs to learn about business management in foreign environments first-hand.

Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Global SCLM)
Global SCLM is a program jointly run by three partner universities: CUHK-Shenzhen, the University of British Columbia, and Copenhagen Business School. Each cohort of up to 45 students (15 from each partner university), will spend three terms studying together in Denmark, Canada, and China. This experience will teach students about foreign cultures and global business practices while building an international network of elite peers. Global SCLM focuses on flows of physical, human, informational, and financial resources that are critical to today's global business, combining qualitative with rigorous quantitative analysis.

Global Business and Innovation (Global BI)
Global BI is a program jointly run by three partner universities: CUHK-Shenzhen, the Darla Moore School of Business of the University of South Carolina, and the University of Auckland. Each cohort of up to 30 students (10 from each partner university) will spend three academic terms studying together in the USA, China, and New Zealand. This experience will teach students about foreign cultures and global business practices while building an international network of elite peers. Global BI focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation. At each partner school, students will develop, within groups, plans to create value through innovation in goods, services, and business models.

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🏫About The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen)

Shenzhen is a metropolis with plenty of places to entertain. In the city center, you can find lots of shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas, cafes, pubs and clubs. Shenzhen attracts talents from all over China and, thus, congregates many different styles of restaurants you can visit. The local food, Cantonese cuisine, one of four major Chinese cuisines, will give you a memorable tasting sensation.

The city is warm and sunny most of the time. There are a fantastic array of beaches surrounding the city. You can lie on the sunny beach, bask in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh seafood.


Located in a picturesque site to the south of Dayun Park in Longgang District, the campus of CUHK(SZ) occupies an area of around 100 hectares (1 million sqm) with a buildable area of around 500,000 sqm.

The university provides various facilities and services for the convenience of students, and to make campus life more amenable, diverse, and pleasurable. While the campus of CUHK(SZ) is constructed in phases, the Start Up Zone which has already been completed provides the followings: Dining Hall, Student Hostel, Convenience Store, Sports facilities, Student Centre, IT Services, 24 Hours ATM Services


Thanks to the generous support from friends and patrons, the University offers a number of admission scholarships to local and non-local new undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding academic or non-academic performance, such as sports achievements, creativity, community services and leadership.

The University undertakes to promote equal access to quality higher education for underprivileged students with good potential. In this regard, a number of scholarships will be provided with both students’ performance and financial need taken into consideration. The value of each scholarship ranges from RMB$10,000 to a full-tuition coverage. Some of the scholarships are renewable for the normative period of study subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Scholarship for International Students (For 2018   Entry)

To encourage academic excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen offers an expanding range of scholarships to international students. The Scholarships could be categorized as follows:

Entry Scholarship for 4 years

All international applicants will automatically be considered for the admission scholarship along with admission decisions. Consideration will be based on applicants’ English level, high school academic performance and interview. Candidates may be asked to submit further supporting materials. The scholarship will be provided for 4 years, as long as entry scholarship owners can keep their GPA above 3.0.

  • Full Scholarship (95,000 RMB / yr.),
  • Half Scholarship (47,500 RMB / yr.),
  • Quarter Scholarship (23,750 RMB / yr.), or
  • Full-accommodation Fee Scholarship (1,200 RMB / yr.)

On-going Academic Scholarship

Students who are excellent in academic performance in their university study will be awarded On-going Academic Scholarship. The value of the scholarships varies from 20.000 RMB to 80.000 RMB per academic year. On-going Academic Scholarship is awarded annually on the basis of students’ overall average marks in the previous academic year.Awards list will be provided by relevant Schools and Registry Office. No separate application is required.

  • 1st Class: 80,000 RMB
  • 2nd Class: 40,000 RMB
  • 3rd Class: 20,000 RMB

English Language Mentor Bursary

Students from English speaking countries who choose to undertake the Mentorship programmes will be offered the Full Tuition Fee Bursaries at maximum. All the awards should serve as English Language Mentor at Centre for Self-access Language Learning for several hours per week.

  • Full Tuition Fee Bursary (8 hours per week)
  • 50% Tuition Fee Bursary ( 4 hours per week)

Work-study Programme

Student assistants are highly demanded by administrative departments and offices. The work of student assistants is paid.

Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship

The Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship Foundation was established by Shenzhen with the purpose of promoting Universiade spirits and boosting cultural and educational exchange of international youth.

The foundation aims to fund international students receiving a full-time academic education bachelor or above in Shenzhen. The scholarship ranges from 20,000 RMB to 40,000 RMB. Application of the scholarship is announced around April each year.

Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship

In order to promote the development of higher education of International students in Guangdong province, to further improve the talent cultivation, scientific research, social service, and cultural exchange, this scholarship has been set up by Guangdong Government to award full-time international students at the bachelor level or above with excellent school performances. The value of the scholarship is 10,000 RMB. Applications open in October each year.

Living in University

Dining Hall
The Dining Hall serves both Chinese and Western dishes according to demands and will meet diverse requirements of staff and students as far as possible. A Dining Hall Committee consisting of student and staff representatives will be formed to monitor the food quality and the services provided, with particular emphasis on hygiene and food safety. Satisfaction surveys will be conducted from time to time and on a regular basis.

Convenience Store
A Convenience Store is operated on campus to provide daily necessities including food, beverages, bread, snacks, personal care products and stationery, etc.

At CUHK Shenzhen, everyone can enjoy sports or exercise as a part of their student life. There are sufficient sports facilities that are all free for our students to use, like a huge indoor basketball court, indoor badminton courts, as well as a weightlifting and cardio gym.

Student Centre
The Student Centre aims at adding extra dimensions to students’ life on campus. Various activities rooms including seminar/meeting rooms, reading rooms, piano room and band rehearsal room are available in the Centre. Offices for the Student Union and other student organizations are also provided. The Student Affairs Office which offers a wide range of student services including counseling and guidance services are accommodated in the Centre.

IT Services
The Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC) is a technical administration unit to oversee and manage IT resources and infrastructures on campus.

Events and Activities
CUHK Shenzhen organizes many events and entertainment activities for the students, like Film Festival, Peking Opera performance, and a Halloween Party.

Student Societies
Your time at CUHK Shenzhen will never bee dull. With over 30 student societies ranging from music to sports, like YIQIU Chess club, Film club, and Chinese Calligraphy club, you will definitely benefit a lot. The societies cater to a huge array of interests, and you can participate in any society that interests you.

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🏠 Accommodation

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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$0 USD

Tuition fee:

95,000 CNY per year

380,000 CNY in total

💸 Scholarship Information

To encourage academic excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen offers an expanding range of scholarships to international students. Their scholarship offers are merit-based on the grades and strength of the students' applications.

Applicants are advised to apply early for the best chance for admission and scholarship. CUHK SZ offers qualified students outstanding scholarships up to full tuition, full accommodation, and a living allowance for the four-year duration of studies.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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