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French programme in the time of Covid-19

In light of the development of the COVID-19 outbreak, face-to-face teaching at the University was suspended in February 2020 to reduce the risk of infection. To comply with the University’s recommendation, HKU French programme switched to online teaching.

This is a brief account of how we kept things going in the time of Covid-19.



COVID-19 Multilingual Infographics

French Programme collaborates with HKUMed to create COVID-19 Multilingual Infographics.

A key line of defence against the COVID-19 pandemic is having access to accurate health and hygiene information for everyone. With this in mind, HKU Faculty of Medicine has collaborated with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures to translate and produce a series of #Healthographics.

APRIL, 2020


The ILLSA Project

ILLSA is a funded UGC project co-organized by three leading universities in Hong Kong to give students the opportunity to develop their skills in Foreign languages as well as to explore the topic of “Healthy Cities”.



Summer Courses Travel Grants

This year, 20 students from the HKU French Programme received the Légion d'Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter and Consulate General of France Summer Courses Travel Grants. The grant rewards achieving students who have attended a summer course in France in the summer 2019.

DECEMBER 02, 2019


Littérature Au Vol. Les Djinns

Littérature au Vol is an original project presented as part of the Hong Kong 2019 edition of Novembre Numérique; a worldwide festival celebrating digital cultures.


This year, a group of HKU French students worked on a video adaptation of Les Djinns, a poem by Victor Hugo. 

NOVEMBER 30, 2019


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