The Albert Hausammann Hong Kong Trust Sponsorship

Established by Albert Hausammann and his partner Brigitta Kammerlander, as a token of Mr Hausammann's gratitude towards Hong Kong and the watch industry, the sponsorship bears witness to Mr Hausammann's many achievements and life-long commitment, while offering selected candidates the opportunity to become part of a long-term vision of fine watchmaking and excellence.   

Selected students will be able to attend the full WOSTEP program on site, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and graduate as certified watchmakers upon completion. 

The support provided by the sponsorship covers tuition fees, as well as student accommodation costs and basic living expenses for the length of the two-year program.

 In collaboration with WOSTEP and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. 

The Sponsorship is open to : 

  • Hong Kong residents 
  • Over 21 years old
  • Fluent in English
  • With a previous working experience outside watchmaking field, 
  • A keen interest in watchmaking, and the potential to become highly-skilled watchmakers

No previous watchmaking education is required. 


Candidates will be required to take a 2-day test in Hong Kong to evaluate their ability and manual dexterity. 

The test will be held at Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee).  


Application requirements and documents : Please see the information flyer and application guide below for full details. 


Application for the 2021 - 2023 session are now open.


How to apply : Please read the the information flyer and application guide carefully, and fill out the application form provided below. 


Applications should be sent, with the required documents, to : 


Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee)

Department of Engineering

To the attention of : Mr. Yeung Shiu Hin Winston

Rm LW6M74, 3 King Ling Road,

Tseung Kwan O, 

New Territories, Hong Kong



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