Chinese University of Hong Kong Becomes First Asian Partner of HSE Faculty of Computer Science
The two universities have signed a student exchange agreement. Now HSE students will be able to spend a semester in Shenzhen, while Chinese students get to spend a semester at HSE.
Students of the Chinese University of Hong Kong will be offered courses on the following HSE programmes:
- Undergraduate programme in Software Engineering
- Master’s programme in Data Science
- Master’s programme in Data Analysis in Biology and Medicine
- Master’s programme in Statistical Learning Theory
- Master’s programme in Financial Technologies and Data Analysis
- Master’s programme in System and Software Engineering
- Master’s programme in System Programming
The HSE Faculty of Computer Science students will be able to take courses on the following English-taught programmes at the Chinese university:
- Undergraduate programme in Computer Science and Engineering
- Undergraduate programme in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
- Undergraduate programme in Bioinformatics
- Undergraduate programme in Statistics
- Master’s programme in Data Science
The Chinese University of Hong Kong was founded in 1963. The main language of instruction at the university is English. Its renowned graduates and lecturers include Shing-Tung Yau, mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal, Yang Chen-Ning, Nobel Prize winner in physics, as well as two more Nobel laureates, Robert Mundell and James Mirrlees.
According to QS World University Rankings, the Chinese University of Hong Kong is among the Top 50 universities of the world and in the Top 10 of Asian universities. It is 28th in the QS WUR rankings by subject in Computer Science and Information Systems.
The Shenzhen campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong was founded in 2012 with the support of Shenzhen University.
More information on exchange programmes implemented by the HSE Faculty of Computer Science is available here.
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