Visiting Information

Access to the USC Collection on the 8th and 9th floor of CUHK Library is through the University Library main entrance and within the opening hours of the library.

A Library card can be provided for visiting and international scholars/higher degree students to access and use the library services for the duration of their visit. Please refer to CUHK Library webpage for detailed visiting information.

  • Visiting and International Scholars/Higher Degree Students

Please note: Scholars and graduate students who wish to have an affiliation with a CUHK department to apply for a Visiting Scholars’ card might consider contacting the Centre for China Studies (CCS). Please contact Prof. Jan Kiely (, Director of the CCS, with your application including a CV and a one-page description of your research project. Graduate students should also ask their supervisor to provide a recommendation letter.

If you are visiting the Library for the first time or only once, access for a single day is available after signing in with suitable ID at the library Help Desk near the entrance.

Further important information for visiting scholars


For enquiries, please contact Dr Miriam Seeger (