CityU / City University of Macau
Macau Macao
Program A/B
2020 Fall (2nd Cycle)
GPA 75%

General Information

Host Institution

City University of Macau, formerly known as University of East Asia which was established in 1981, was renamed in 2011 and has adopted the development strategy of “Rename, Restructure, Transform, and Upgrade”.  The University pursues the path of a metropolitan university and integrates with urban lives, achieving excellence in humanities, art, business, commerce, new engineering and social science.  It strives to realize its mission and fulfill its social responsibility of “Rooted in Macau and Serving the Greater Bay Area”.  Guided by the motto of “Virtue, Knowledge, Practice” and leveraging the integrated development of higher education in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the University is dedicated to nurturing practical talent for Macao and the region and keeping up its efforts in providing intelligence support intelligence support to urban and social development.

The City University of Macau now has nearly 6000 students.  It has set up ten faculties/schools and offers seven Bachelor’s Degree programs, 13 Master’s Degree programs and 11 Doctoral Degree programs, including nearly 40 Chinese and English programs.  The University adopts a “five in one” learning model featuring “international learning”, “experimental learning”, “cross cultural learning”, “peer learning” and “value-added learning”.  It strives to enhance the quality of teaching and takes the lead in offering programs with international accreditation.  Its Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree programs are the only programs in Macao accredited TedQual quality education by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).   

The University has set up 11 research institutes/centers with unique features, some being first or the only one of its kind in Macao.  They include the Institute for Research on Portuguese-speaking Countries, Institute of Analytical Psychology, Institute of Data Science, Ministry of Education Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences - Research Centre for Macau Social and Economic Development, “One Belt, One Road” Research Centre, Research Center for Arts Education, Asia-Pacific Business Research Centre, Foreign Language Education and Research Center, Institute of Macau Education Development, Institute of Tourism and Gaming and Institute of Economic Research etc.  The University has achieved outstanding research performance and its research teams are commissioned by institutions including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Macao Foundation, Macao Higher Education Bureau and Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute to conduct research projects.

To satisfy society’s demand for “Lifelong Learning, Continuing Studies”, the University has established the Open Institute and School of Continuing Studies to explore quality and effective new teaching models, improve featured academic programs, develop on-the-job and professional training programs that cater for society’s need for open education and continuing education, and to promote universal lifelong education.  In addition, the University is one of the test centers for the most comprehensive international mainstream English examinations in Macau, organizing exams such as TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, SAT and CET4 and CET6.

The University continues to build stronger teaching and management teams by recruiting academic and management talent globally.  80% of its academic staff members have a PhD degree from a world renowned university.  It also employs leading local and overseas experts and scholars to teach and provide guidance postgraduate students.  In addition, the University has established a cooperation platform with more than ten international professional institutions, including UNWTO and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization etc. and has signed cooperation agreements with several dozen Mainland and overseas higher institutions to create an international learning platform for students and broaden their international horizon. 

At this important moment of time, the University will grasp the opportunity of higher education integration of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, place emphasis on concerted efforts to develop excellent higher education in the Greater Bay Area, adopt the strategy of “grasping opportunities, leveraging advantages, being rooted in the region, facing the world”, cater for the need for talent required for regional and national development and nurture more young talent who “love the country and love Macao”. It will also strengthen academic and research exchange with higher institutions in the Greater Bay Area, foster cooperation with Portuguese speaking countries and strive to develop into a metropolitan university with international competitiveness.

Mailing Address
Room A104, Global Exchange Office, Administrative Building, City University of Macau, Avenida Padre Tomas Pereira Taipa , Macau , Macau SAR

Study Abroad Year
Fall Semester
Nomination Deadline
2nd cycle: 16/Mar/2020

*Application reception will begin on the 2nd cycle

Contact information

Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒8

Update date 09/Apr/2020 05:58:09
Outline ID 616

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Bachelor of International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Master of International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Doctor of Philosophy in International Tourism Management
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Applied Economics
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 24/Aug/2020 To: 18/Dec/2020
Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
IELTS: 5 - 5.5, TOEFL iBT: 57 - 71, TOEFL ITP: 470 - 484, TOEIC: 550 - 665

The students with one level lower scores can be considered if their online interview performance is good enough.

Academic Field
--Accounting, --Business Communications, --Business Management, --Economics, --Entrepreneurship, --Finance, --Human Resources Management, --International Business/Trade/Commerce, --Marketing, --Organizational Behavior Studies,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Event Planning, --Hospitality Management, --Hotel and Restaurant Management, --Tourism Management,
GPA 3 / 4 (75%)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports Student on-campus or off-campus dormitory will be available for international exchange students.
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory
  • Off Campus accommodation

Housing charge
Local currency
  • $13700HKD
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 500 - 600 per month
Medical Insurance Others
Incoming exchange students are required to take out travel insurance for the duration of the program.
Visa Process NO study visa (stay permit) at Macau is needed before student’s arrival, however,
students might need an Entry Visa to enter Macau. After arrival, students have to apply for Study Visa on their own with the testimonial issued by the Registry Office of City University of Macau. Instructions will be provided upon arrival.

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.

Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:24/Aug/2020To:18/Dec/2020(4 months)
Second Semester
From:04/Jan/2021To:21/May/2021(4 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

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