Welcome Meeting for all Year I and Year II newly admitted students of GIS & ES on 1 September 2015 GISS Singapore Study Tour 2-7 June 2015. Dr. Tin Maung Maung Than and Ms Moe Thuzar of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) took this picture with HKBU students and staff GIS Department organized a farewell reception for Prof. Michael DeGolyer on 22 May 2015, who is going to retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year GIS alumni and staff at the GISS annual dinner, 15 April 2015 Dr. Fredrick F. Chien (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China) delivered a lecture for the 'World Eminent Persons Programme' organized by the Department of GIS, HKBU and sponsored by the Lee Hyson Foundation The 2015 GISS Academic Week kicked off on 5 October. This year’s subject is Australia-Asia relations. Ms Phoebe Smith (sixth from left), Consul (Political & Economic), Australian Consulate-General, is the Guest of Honor at the Opening Ceremony Mr. Mark Chen, GISS Academic Officer, presents souvenir to Dr. Brad Williams, Assistant Professor Dept. of Asian & International Studies City University of HK (left), who delivered a lecture titled “Australia-Japan Security Partnership and Its Impact on Asia Pacific Region,” 7 October. The lecture is an event of the 2015 GISS Academic Week GIS Graduates at the HKBU 56th Commencement. (Photo Credit: Mr. Marco Yau, GIS) Lai Sze-fat (Rightmost)(European Studies - French Stream, Graduate) was among the first awardees of the 'Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme', launched by the HKSAR Government in November 2014 Six European Studies (German Stream) students received scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service to attend summer language courses in Germany Two French Stream (European Studies) graduates: Elaine LAM (2014) and Alexandra Wai Chu SETO (2008) were awarded the Alexandre Yersin Scholarship to pursue their studies in France French Stream (European Studies) students joined the intensive training module with Philippe Guinet, creator of the Association Les Passeurs de Mots, which has been developing workshops and trainings on the orality of the French language for over 15 years 'Human Library' - the partnership between Service Civil International (SCI) and the European Studies Student Society (ESS) Jeremy Leung (European Studies, Year 2) captured the first prize at the 5th Inter-University German Speech Competition

Coming Event

Mechanisms and Models for Joint Resource Development in the South China Sea

Date: 4 Dec 2015 (Fri)
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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Tel: 3411-5669

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Studying at GIS

GIS trains students to the different aspects of political science, with a strong emphasis on international relations and comparative politics, and in European Studies, using a multi-disciplinary approach.


In addition to the department itself, GIS also contributes to teaching in the China Studies programme and in the Master of Public Administration.


Research by staff of the GIS Department covers Hong Kong and Chinese politics, European politics and European integration, social movements and protest, political transitions and democratization, international relations, and economic and cultural relations between China and Europe.