LEWI Initiatives


Graduate students of partner universities can apply for the Resident Graduate Student (RGS)  Programme to conduct research in Hong Kong, under the co-supervision of HKBU faculty. Applications from other universities will be assessed on a case-by-case basis, with an emphasis on the proposal’s relevance to East-West studies.




The applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in a graduate degree programme by research at any tertiary institutions working on a thesis, which research areas are on the following themes:


  • Green Belt and Road Working Group
  • Public Policy Making in Multi-level Governance Settings Working Group 
  • Urbanization, Labour and Mobility Working Group 




Resident graduate students are required to present their research findings at the Resident Graduate Student Seminar.



Applications are open all year round. Applications can be submitted via email to lewi@hkbu.edu.hk


Applications should include:


  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. A statement of objective
  3. A Research proposal
  4. Any other supporting documents


All documents should be in English.