School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - Student Exchange Programmes – Chulalongkorn University

Student Exchange Programmes – Chulalongkorn University

The School of Journalism and Communication offers a student exchange programme with the Faculty of Communication Arts of the Chulalongkorn University (Chula), Thailand in the academic year of 2023-2024.

Under the Programme, the School will select about two eligible students to Chula for exchange of one semester. Chula will send the equivalent number of students from the Faculty of Communication Arts to study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Please click here for more information about Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Communication Arts.


The Programme's purpose is multifold:

  • To provide students the opportunity to study at one of the top universities in Thailand.
  • To allow students to gain a firsthand understanding and experience of Thai people, culture, society and university life.
  • To offer students the opportunity to learn a new language, Thai.
  • Credits can be transferred for courses comparable to similar courses offered by the School.


 Period of Study

  • First term from August 2023 to December 2023
  • Second term from January 2024 to May 2024



  • Journalism and Communication major undergraduate students may apply.
  • Year 2 (or above) undergraduate students should have a GPA of 2.75 or above.
  • Applicants should be proficient in English.


Estimated Cost

Fees paid to CUHK

  • CUHK tuition
  • CUHK and College Student Union fees

Other expenses

  • Housing at Chula                                                                                             ~15,000 Baht/month
  • Books and study materials                                                                               ~5,000 Baht/semester
  • Personal expenses (food, transport, etc.)^                                                        ~10,000 Baht/month    
  • Airfare (economy, round trip)                                                                            ~HK$3,000


^Personal expenses will vary depending on the individual student’s plans for traveling and for entertainment.



University and college subsidies

Applicants are strongly advised to apply scholarships or travel grants through Office of Academic Links or affiliated colleges to cover part of their expenses.



  1. Chula will assist students in arranging local accommodation and give advice on course matters. Upon completion of the exchange, students may apply to transfer the credits they earned at Chula to CUHK. Details can be found at RES website.
  2. For curriculum planning, please consult your academic advisor. For other enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Kathy Ng.