The joint programmes offer full-time students the opportunities to benefit from shared research excellence in a wide range of disciplines between HKU and its prestigious partners. Students will acquire enriching international experience in learning and research, an invaluable asset in their career development. The programmes are elite and will admit only a very small number of high calibre students. Students have to apply directly to the programmes. Transfer from a conventional single PhD programme to any of the joint programmes listed below will not be accepted. Students can apply for study leave of up to half of the entire period of study, for the purpose of studying at the partner university.
Joint PhD Degree Programme with: