Joint Bachelor's Degree Programmes with Overseas Universities

CityU has established partnership with world renowned universities and offers a variety of joint bachelor's degree programmes. The joint degree programmes provide students an international undergraduate educational experience. Students will spend two years at CityU and two years at the partner university. On completion of the curriculum requirements, students will earn two bachelor's degrees - one from CityU, and the other one from the partner university, normally within four years.

CityU students who wish to be considered for the joint degree programmes must be enrolled in a 4-year degree programme of the majors concerned. For details of the eligibility criteria, please visit the relevant links below.

Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between 
City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University

College Programme and Admission code Major Website
College of
Department of Economics and
Finance (1003)
 Business Economics

BSc Computational Finance(1000)


College of
Liberal Arts 
​and Social
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences* (1101)  Criminology
and Sociology
BSocSc Asian and International Studies (1102)  Asian and
BSocSc Public Policy and Politics (1108)  Public Policy
and Politics3
College of
Science and
BSc Computer Science (1204)  Computer Science1
BSc Computing Mathematics (1206)  Computing
Department of Physics (1208)  Applied Physics
College of
and Life Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences (1203)  Biological Sciences2

1Students are required to complete a mandatory one-year internship in Hong Kong prior to the commencement of study at Columbia University.
2This major is subject to approval.
3Applicable to students of the 2016 entry to CityU and thereafter.
+ College of Science and Engineering will be restructured into "College of Science" and "College of Engineering", with effect from 1 September 2018.
* Retitled from Department of Applied Social Sciences from 1 July 2018


Joint Bachelor's Degree Programme between
City University of Hong Kong and National Taiwan University, Taiwan

College Programme and Admission code Major Website
College of Business BBA Accountancy (1002)   Accountancy
Department of Economics and Finance (1003)

  Business Economics


Joint Bachelor's Degree Programme between
​City University of Hong Kong and Leuphana University, Germany

Programme and Admission code Major Website
School of Creative Media (1041)

  BA Creative Media
  BAS New Media


Last update date: 18 July 2018