HKETO Berlin at Poland education fair Perspektywy


Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      For the first time, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (HKETO Berlin) participated in an international education fair, Perspektywy, in eastern Europe. Perspektywy is a series of events in 15 academic cities in Poland, including in the capital Warsaw where the biggest Polish education fair is staged, attracting about 15 000 visitors. Located in Warsaw University of Technology, HKETO Berlin hosted a booth on September 12 and 13 to promote studying in Hong Kong and the city's various talent admission schemes.

     The Director of HKETO Berlin, Mr Bill Li, gave a presentation on September 13 about the unique advantages of studying in Hong Kong and the valuable living and working experience offered to students from around the world.

"Hong Kong is not only Asia’s business capital and the gateway for Polish businesses to China but a great place to study. Hong Kong's post-secondary education institutions offer a variety of high quality programmes which are internationally recognised", Mr Li said.

     He introduced Hong Kong's world-leading universities as well as scholarship other opportunities such as the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme that facilitates immigration to Hong Kong for young talents. Mr Li also highlighted the excellent research opportunities in Hong Kong supported by the HK$ 23 billion (PLN 10.7 billion) Research Endowment Fund and emphasised on the value of academic freedom in the city.

     Hong Kong's high-quality programmes are taught in English, and the universities adopt international standards in curriculum design as well as quality assurance.

Hong Kong universities also offer some of the world's best business administration and management programmes. Of the 21 local degree-awarding higher education institutions, three are ranked in the world's top 50 by the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2019 and three are ranked in Asia’s top 10 by the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2018.

     To attract outstanding non-local students to study in Hong Kong, the Government offers several scholarship opportunities. Among them, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Scholarship Fund offers HK$ 80 000 (about PLN 37 000) per year for each awardee, and the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme provides an annual stipend of HK$ 240 000 (about PLN 112 000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$ 10 000 (about PLN 4 600) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years.

     Hong Kong is an innovative and open city offering high quality of life with its vibrant cultural scene and diverse nature, including beaches, mountains and country parks.

For more details about studying and living in Hong Kong, please visit http://studyinhongkong.edu.hk" target="_blank">studyinhongkong.edu.hk.

About HKETO Berlin

     HKETO Berlin is the official Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government representative in commercial relations and other economic and trade matters in Poland as well as Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Switzerland.



Published on: 2018-09-14

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