Summer Lab Research (SLR) at CUHKSZ is a newly-launched summer research programme designed for the exchange students from our global partner institutions. The participants will gain exciting research experience at cutting-edge laboratories under the guidance of our distinguished faculty for 8 weeks in Summer term with on-campus residence.
The research topics cover a wide range of fields, including New Energy and Energy Efficiency Management, Big Data and Scientific Data, Modern Biological Information Engineering, Robotics & AI, etc. Please refer to the List of Summer Labs for more details.
By joining SLR, you will benefit from:
- Enriching research experience to prepare better for future academic and career path;
- Cultural immersion in the most dynamic area of south China;
- Exploring Shenzhen, the global epicenter of hi-tech innovations in telecommunications, automotive, and other industries.
- Be in good academic standing and nominated by an exchange partner of CUHKSZ.
- Meet the specific academic requirements of the lab you intend to apply for. The final decision of admission rests with the labs.
- If English is not a primary language of instruction at your home institution, you should provide a TOEFL/IELTS score report with a minimum TOEFL score of 530 (paper-based) / 71 (internet-based) or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
- Nomination Deadline: 15th February
To participate in SLR, you should be officially nominated by your home institution. Please contact the relevant department/office at your home institution about the opportunity.
*You should contact CUHKSZ faculty members in the labs and find a research supervisor before being officially nominated.
- Application Deadline: 28th February
After receiving the nomination from your home institutions, the Office of Academic Links (OAL) will send the instructions of online application to qualified candidates.
The SLR programme is free of charge for exchange students from our partner institutions.
SLR participants may spend only a summer here or combine course-taking in the Fall/Spring with intensive research in the Summer Session.