Hong Kong Polytechnic University Exchange, China

School of Hotel and Tourism Management

Boston University students enrolled in the School of Hospitality Administration have the opportunity to spend a semester studying at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Students will directly enroll in PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management and can select from a broad range of course offerings. Browse undergraduate courses offered in PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management.

Host Institution

PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management is top-ranked among academic institutions in hospitality and tourism worldwide based on faculty research. The school has an enrollment of 1,900 students with an internationally recognized faculty drawing from 18 countries, a majority of which have hospitality or tourism industry managerial experience.

Program Details

Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: early September to late December
  • Spring Semester: mid January to early May
  • Upon successful completion of the program, students earn fifteen to eighteen Boston University credits.
  • Students live in an undergraduate residence hall at PolyU
Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester: March 15
  • Spring Semester: September 15

Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Download a description of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Exchange. 

Program Staff

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Exchange is administered by staff at Boston University. A program manager oversees the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in Hong Kong. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations.