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Programme Aim

This is a one-month Summer Research Experience Programme to provide opportunities to outstanding students who are interested to pursue research postgraduate study in Hong Kong to:

  1. visit the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) campus and learn the leading research projects and facilities in Department of Physics;
  2. engage in a frontier research project under the supervision of a faculty advisor;
  3. understand the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) and research scholarships offered by HKBU.
  • Outstanding Undergraduate/Master students in Physics or related disciplines who will graduate by summer 2025 or 2026.
  • Students from mainland China and other foreign regions (e.g. India, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey) are all welcomed.

Selection Criteria:
Decisions will be made based on the following merits:

  • Academic excellence
  • Research ability and potential
  • Leadership ability and potential
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

Faculty members in the Physics Department engage in vigorous research in areas such as optics, metamaterials, photonic materials and devices, organic electronics, nanomaterials, biophysics, etc.

Please see below the research areas for each faculty members:


Please complete the attached application form and send it to together with the following documents:

  • Student ID card
  • ID Card
  • Testimonial
  • Resume
  • Academic transcript
  • Graduate Certificate (if any)
  • Publication list (if any)
The deadline of application is as follows:
  • 23 April 2024 (For Overseas and Mainland Applicants)
  • 1 May 2024 (For Local Applicants)

The programme is FREE for the participants. The following support is provided by the Department of Physics.

Asian Students: 

  • Reimbursement of economy-class round-trip tickets between home town/university and Hong Kong (up to HK$ 4,000 for participants from Asian regions) 
  • Local living allowances of HK$ 8,500

Non-Asian students: 

  • Reimbursement of economy-class round-trip tickets between home town/university and Hong Kong (up to HK$ 10,000 for participants from non-Asian regions)
  • Local living allowances of HK$ 8,500

Department will help to arrange:

  • Reimbursement of transportation fee and living allowance
  • Training visa for mainland student (or student from region with less than 30 days travel visa in HK)

Successful applicants will be required to arrange their own:

  • Accommodations
  • Entry permit to Hong Kong 
  • Insurance covering the program period
  • Round-trip transportation between home region and Hong Kong (partially supported by Physics Department). 

Mr Allan Wong

Tel: +852 3411 5817



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