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Global Classroom


Global Classroom allows you to spend some weeks at top-notch institutions outside of Hong Kong in taking up credit-bearing courses either in Summer or Winter break. 

All full-time PolyU undergraduate students in UGC-funded programmes, except final-year students, in any faculty/school are welcomed to participate in Global Classroom with GEO funding.

Please click here to see a list of available programmes for 2023/2024.


  • Full-time undergraduate students in UGC-funded programmes (Students are not eligible to apply for GEO funding if the activity happens in the Summer Term of final year).
  • Participate and complete credit-bearing programmes listed under Global Classroom.
  • Learning experiences last at least 5 calendar days (travel time excluded).

Funding Amount
  • Funding is limited and may be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Only programme registration fee, travel passage and accommodation may be funded.
  • Should the total cost of activity falls below the designated Funding amount listed, GEO reserves the right to make a downward adjustment of the pre-approved financial support as necessary.




5 to 27 Days

28 Days or more

Funding Amount


HKD 6,000

HKD 9,000

Outside Asia

HKD 10,000

HKD 15,000


For Application Mechanism and Key Dates, please refer to information at Short-term Non-local Study Fund