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Lingnan University - China

Take the chance to go on an exotic academic journey at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Enjoy the beautiful campus in Tuen Mun in the New Territories in a modern university.

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Information about the university
Lingnan University is a Liberal Arts University located in Hong Kong. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in 3 faculties (Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Business and Faculty of Social Sciences) and at the Division of Graduate studies and in the Global Liberal Arts Program. It is a relatively small university with a total of 3100 students, and approximately 350 international students.

Language of instruction

Language requirements
English Language proficiency equivalent to “4” on transcript of records from high school (VGS)
Students, who do not meet the requirements for English proficiency must as an alternative, take either IELTS or TOEFL tests.

  • TOEFL:  score of 213 (computer-based), 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based)
  • IELTS (Academic Module) score of 6.0.

GPA requirements (karakterkrav)
2.5 GPA or minimum average grade C on the Norwegian Scale

Total number of study places
5 students per year. Students at the Department of Safety, Economics, and Planning and at the Department of Media and Social Sciences will be given priority.

Tuition fee (skolepenger)
Students going on exchange to Lingnan University through UIS are exempted from tuitions fees

Study loans and grants for eligible students from Lånekassen.

Academic year
Autumn: Mid August – Late December
Spring: January – Late May

Academic calendar

How to find subjects
For an overview of undergraduate courses offered in English during autumn semester (Fall 219), please click here
Course description for BA og MA 
NB: From 100-499 = BA courses / From 500 and above = MA courses

Credits abroad
15 credits = 30 studiepoeng at Bachelor level
12 credits = 30 studiepoeng at Master level

All exchange students are required to live on-campus and share room with a non-exchange student during the entire period of study at Lingnan. Rooms are randomly assigned.
More information can be found here.

Before coming to Hong Kong, you must obtain a student visa from the Immigration Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Students are responsible for obtaining visa and other necessary documents prior to their stay. Students apply for visa through Lingnan University.
Procedures regarding visa applications can be found here

Further inquiries?
Please contact the International Office at


Students reports from exchange studies here