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Cultural & Economic Study tour to Mexico 2023



To explore the Belt and Road Initiatives in Latin American and its positive impact brought to Mexican economy, and to experience the diverse cultures in Mexico, the Cultural and Economic Study Tour will be organised. 

Participants will be able to understand the social, cultural and economic development in Mexico, particularly the Chinese influence on the local economy. Participants from Hong Kong will also share the unique Chinese traditions, arts and culture to the local people, and at the same time, learn about the vibrant Mexican culture.

On the last day of the journey, a youth forum on education, employment, entrepreneurship and home ownership will be conducted to allow intellectual exchanges among Hong Kong and Mexican youth.  


  • Enhance young people understanding of the development in Mexico through interacting with scholars, professionals and young people in Mexico;
  • Facilitate in-depth cultural exchange with people in Mexico through dialogues, workshops and explorations to achieve mutual respect and appreciation of respective cultures;
  • Broaden the global vision of Hong Kong young people through youth forum with Mexican youth and visits to landmarks rich in cultural and historic values in Mexico

Programme Timeline

17 Oct 2023 (Tue)
18:30 - 21:00 

Preparatory Meeting - Orientation

24 Oct 2023 (Tue) 
14:30 - 16:20

Preparatory Meeting - Workshop by diplomat

31 Oct 2023 (Tue)
18:30 - 21:00

Preparatory Meeting - Workshops on Chinese arts & culture 

7 Nov 2023 (Tue)
18:30 - 21:00

Preparatory Meeting - Workshops on Mexico arts & culture

14 Nov 2023 (Tue)
18:30 - 21:00

Preparatory Meeting

21 Dec 2023 (Thu)
18:30 - 21:00
Pre-departure briefing

27 Dec 2023 - 7 Jan 2024 

Cultural & Economic Study tour to Mexico
9 & 16 Jan 2024 (Tue) Post-trip Meeting 
February 2024 Campaign in sharing learnings


For any enquiries , please contact us at or 3411 5913.


Related Key Sustainable Development Goals (SDG):


Trip Schedule (Tentative, subject to change)

Schedule  Nature of Activity  Activity 
Day 0 Departure  
Day 1& 2 Orientation Programme Orientation
Day 3 Enterprises Visit Visit Chinese enterprises to understand its business in Mexico
Day 4 Cultural Exchange  Cultural exchange workshop with the Mexican youth 
Day 5 Cultural Exposure  Explore the culture of Mexico 
Day 6 Arrive in Monterrey City tour and sight-seeing 
Day 7 Site visit Visit Hofusan Industrial Park to understand the government policy in attracting foreign investment to Monterrey
Day 8 Cultural Exchange Teach Chinese and Hong Kong culture to local kids and youth.
Day 9 Flight to Mexico City & Site Visit Visit YMCA
Day 10-12 Departure  




All HKBU students are welcome



Application Deadline

2 Oct 2023 (Monday)

Screening Interview

Applicants may be invited to attend screening interview on 6 Oct or 9 Oct 2023. 


  • HKD$18,000/person (Non-UGC students: HKD 20,000/person)
  • Costs include round trip flight ticket, accommodation, meals and activities arranged by LQC.
  • $1000 refundable upon full-attendance of all the trainings and services with satisfactory performance.
  • Successful applicants will be notified shortly after the screening interview.
  • To indicate the acceptance of offer, the programme fee has be to settled before the given deadline. All fee paid are non-refundable. 


Eligible students may apply for funding support from FGF.

Important Notes

Successful applicants are required to settle the fee to indicate the acceptance of offer. All fee paid are non-refundable. 

Succesful Applicants must fulfill the vaccination and travel requirements (if any) as required by the concerned country and bear own costs of visa application (if applicable). 


For any enquiries , please contact us at or 3411 5913.


Related Key Sustainable Development Goals (SDG):