Cornell Law School can send up to four students each academic year (either Fall of Spring semesters) to the University of Hong Kong (“HKU”).
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HKU is Hong Kong’s oldest university, founded more than 90 years ago. Today, HKU is a dynamic, comprehensive, university of world-class standing. With ten Faculties and numerous research centres, its reputation as a centre of intellectual excellence is recognised around the world. The HKU Faculty of Law is the first law school in Hong Kong and has a strong world-wide reputation. First established in 1972 as a Department of Law in the Faculty of Social Sciences, it became a School of Law with an autonomous Board of Studies in 1978, and a Faculty of Law on 1 July 1984. Today, the Faculty has over 50 full time academic staff and about 1,100 students. It has 2 Departments, the Department of Law and the Department of Professional Legal Education, and 4 research centres: the Centre for Comparative and Public Law, the Asian Institute of International Financial Law, the China Centre of Information Technology and Law, and the Peking U-HKU Research Centre.
First Semester: mid-September – early-January
Second Semester: mid-January – early-June
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To see the courses offered at HKU, please click here.