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Lingnan University

At a Glance

As the only liberal arts university in Hong Kong, Lingnan University, a Belmont Exchange partner, is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions.  Its 2700-student enrollment makes it among the smaller universities in Hong Kong.

Program Term 

Fall/spring/academic year

Language Requirement

None; most classes are taught in English.  Students have the option of taking Mandarin Chinese classes.


Exchange students are welcome to take courses from across the curriculum.

Areas of Study

Accounting, finance, humanities, management, marketing, international business, languages, visual arts, economics, political science, sociology


All exchange students are required to live on-campus and share room with a local Chinese student during the entire period of study at Lingnan. Rooms are randomly assigned. The university does not offer a meal plan, but there is a cafeteria and full service restaurant on campus in addition to many restaurants close to campus. 

Student Life

The Lingnan University Students’ Union offers over thirty special-interest and religious groups for students to join.


Lingnan University is located in Tuen Mun in the New Territories.  Hong Kong's convenient location in the center of the Asia-Pacific Region allows easy access to mainland China and to other Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn