Kung Hei Fat Choi! I wish you good health and peace in the Year of the Goat!

I’m pleased to let you know that the website and application for our SILK ROAD summer programme is now available at www.polyu.edu.hk/iao/silkroad2015.

Below is a quick summary of the programme:


Students may choose 2 out of 5 credit-bearing subjects on Chinese culture and language (medium of instruction: English)

Course outline is available at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/iao/silkroad2015/programme_details.html.


1 week in Hong Kong; 2 weeks in Xi’an, China


Tuition – waived for students from partners

Application fee – HK$500

Programme fee – HK$20,000 (to be covered by the scholarship we offer to students nominated by exchange partner)

Composition of students

Hong Kong local students, students from mainland China, and exchange partners from all around the world


Each student you nominate for the HK$20,000 scholarship will be counted as 0.5 semester unit towards the exchange balance.


Online form: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/iao/silkroad2015/application.html

Deadline: 20 March 2015

We’ll be happy to offer up to 5 scholarships to your students. Enclosed please find a leaflet of the programme.  SILK

Please do not hesitate to contact me should there be any questions.

Best regards,

Sam Wong

Assistant Manager | International Affairs Office (IAO)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

M1601, Li Ka Shing Tower
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong


T: (852) 3400 3536 | F: (852) 2333 9974 | E: sam.hy.wong@polyu.edu.hk