Call for Application: UMAP Student Exchange Program A 2020-2021 for Autumn/Fall 2020

Dear Students,


We are glad to inform you that CityU officially became a member of University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) in 2019. UMAP, founded in 1991, is a voluntary association of government and non-government representatives of the higher education (university) sector, aiming for each of the countries and territories in the Asia- Pacific region to achieve a better understanding of the cultural, economic and social systems of the others through enhanced cooperation among higher education institutions and increased mobility of university students and staff.


The UMAP Student Exchange Program A 2020-2021 for Autumn/Fall 2020 is now open for students to apply. There are 92 institutions in total participating in the 2nd Cycle of Program A 2020-2021. For students who are interested, we recommend you review more information on UMAP Student Connection Online (USCO) System


Enrollment Target: Application will be open for all CityU Bachelor, Master and Doctoral students.

Application Requirements: Students shall make sure to read the program details and requirements of preferred institutions.

Application Period: Until 18:00 of 16th March 2020



1. Registration: Students create an account on the USCO System by registering their email address and password ( For more information about the USCO System, students can check the Student User Manual through this link (

2. Application: Students complete the Application Form in the USCO System for up to 5 preferred programs before the application deadline. Carefully read the program details and review the program contents, length, application deadline, and etc. before applying.

3. Nomination: Coordinators of CityU will check the applications and nominate up to 2 students based on the program requirements.

4. Placement and Notification: The host institutions will confirm the acceptance during the  placement period between 18th March and 8th May 2020.


The accepted students are exempt from fees for tuition of the host institution. CityU tuition fees, transportation, local accommodation, and administrative fees charged by host institutions still apply.


If you have any questions about UMAP program application, please feel free to type in your inquiries though or contact CityU Global Exchange Office through email ( Thank you for your interest!


Global Exchange Office

4th March 2020


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