Note: Global E3 Exchange Consortium only considers applicants who are in Engineering or Computer Science fields of study
Global E3: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
What is Global E³?
Global E3: The Global Engineering Education Exchange Program. Recognizing a growing demand for internationally-experienced engineering graduates, a group of leading universities around the world established the Global E3 in 1995. Global E3 allows engineering students at member universities to enjoy a fulfilling study abroad experience. Check out the Global E3 brochure here.
Am I Eligible?
You are eligible if you:
Are currently enrolled at one of the participating Global E³ universities.
Are currently studying engineering or computer science.
Have been nominated by your home school to submit an application.
Have the language ability to take courses in the host campus language and/or in English.
A bit about Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Located in one of the most fascinating cities in the world, Hong Kong is literally a gateway to the Chinese mainland and living here will offer wonderful opportunities to travel to China as well as the rest of Asia. Our campus is located right in the heart of Hong Kong with easy access to key districts and major attractions.
We are the largest publicly funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of student population. We have an international community with over 1,000 international students on campus from over 40 countries and over 1,200 academic staff, many who are recruited globally.
Our engineering programmes achieve great success on world university’s ranking:
24th in the subject of Computer Science & 39th in the subject of Mechanical Engineering (National Taiwan University Ranking 2013)
42nd in the subject of Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing, and 50th in the subject of Computer Science and Information Systems (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014)
15th in the world in the subject of Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014)
Courses are available in the following fields:
Building Services Engineering
Electronic and Information Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic cities in the world. As a world class city with its unique location and vibrancy, it is an ideal destination for studying and living.
The city's unique location serves as a gateway to China and the rest of Asia. You can easily visit China, one of the world's fastest growing countries during your break. Alternatively, hop over to Macau or explore other countries in the Asia region during your holidays.
From a sleepy fishing village to colonial rule and its return to China in 1997 - the modern Hong Kong presents an ever-changing kaleidoscope of culture and traditions. A city with many stories to tell, the museums and local community will ensure you get a taste of the city's true heritage.
International and upbeat lifestyle
Hong Kong has something for everyone. As a gourmet paradise and shopper's heaven, the city offers a glittering international fare for those interested. If you are keen on the greener landscapes of the city, numerous country parks and hiking trails will leave you breathless literally - with its picturesque scenery!
Hong Kong is a very compact place so getting around is extremely easy. Our well-developed public transportation network and bilingual signage ensure your easy access to anywhere in the city with the highest efficiency and convenience.
How to apply
Students apply in two or three phases. First, students apply via Missouri S&T's Globalminers.mst.edu portal by creating profile and filling out questionnaires and summiting the required documents. Then, students apply to the chosen school via the Global E3 website. Detailed information on the Global E3 application process can be found here. If accepted, the student would complete the post decision materials via GlobalMiners.mst.edu. Please note that sometimes the host university would also require students to submit an application for the purposes of university processing.