The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme for students entitled “An Exploration into the History, Culture and Economic Development of Harbin and Changchun (2019/20)” (the Programme). The Programme, in line with the curriculum, aims at enhancing students’ understanding of the history and culture of Northeast China and important historical events in the contemporary history of China. It also helps students experience the impacts of foreign cultures on Harbin and deepen their knowledge about the economic development of Northeast China under the Belt and Road Initiative.


This 5-day programme is scheduled for 23 to 27 September 2019. Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3 (Chinese version only).


Each school can nominate at most two groups of participants (each group consists of 10 Secondary 4 to 6 students and 1 teacher) for the Programme. Schools can encourage students who have not participated in anyMainland exchange programmes before to join the Programme, and all participation is on a voluntary basis. Interested schools are requested to return the completed application form (Annex 4, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of the EDB by fax (3104 0716) on or before 28 June 2019 (Friday). Late submissions will not be accepted.



For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of the EDB at 2892 5734 or 2892 6517.


For more information about the Mainland exchange programmes for students, please refer to Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 101/2019 [Download].