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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Top reasons to study here

  • Worldwide Recognition: #2 World’s Top Young University (THE Young University Rankings, 2023); #7 Top Asian University (THE Asia University Rankings, 2023)
  • Strong Team of International Faculty: Over 740+ faculty at HKUST, coming from 40 countries and regions, and all are PHD holders from leading universities.
  • Research excellence: Ranked 1st in world leading and internationally excellent research work among universities in Hong Kong.

Short Courses



HKUST offers a wide-range of research postgraduate (RPg) programs through well-established disciplinary foundation (Science, Engineering, Business, Humanities and Social Science, and Interndisciplinary Studies), leading to the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. 

English is the medium of instruction at HKUST. 


Responding proactively to global challenges and nurturing talents to meet these demands, HKUST adopts a two-fold approach: the launch of "30 for 30" talent acquisition campaign targeting first-class faculty in strategic areas and the development of key ermging research areas. 

HKUST provides a full array of stage-of-the-art research facilities, insitutes, and research centers, creating an environment for fostering frontier research and innovation.


HKUST ranks 29th in Global Universiyt Employability Ranking, 2023. HKUST graduates consistenly rank among the top 30 worldwide and top 10 in Asia, highlighting their competitiveness in the global job market. 

To enhance student's all-around growth and professional career development, HKUST provide ample resources and practical opporutnities to equip students with comprehensive transferable skills via Professional Development Courses, Trainings for Graduate Teaching Assisstants, and various research funding opportunities.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
301 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

The Career Center is dedicated to helping sutdnets explore, plan and prepare for their career. Students are provided with resources, services, programs and assistance to find out their career insterests, plan for further studies, understand the trends and prospects of specific industries, develop career competencies, obtain up-to-date job information for internships, part-time or graduate employment, get prepared for the competitive job search process or need advice on making tough career decisions. 

Housing services

Guaranteed university accommodation will be given to students in the first 2 years of full-time research postgraduate studies. The type of bed spaces include single room, double room and room for married couples. The rooms are fully-furnished and air-conditioned. 

Library services

The Lee Shau Kee Library offers a rich array of resources, databases and collections online and offline to students and University members. Students can also find a wide-range of services (e.g. 3D printing, copying, borrowing of AV equipment) and facilities (e.g. 24-hour Learning Commons, individual carrels, group study rooms) in the Library. 

ICT services

The campus is covered by a high-performance data network that is effectively connected to international research networks as well as the regular internet. In addition, the campus network provides a comprehensive set of Wi-Fi access points to facilitate different mobile smart devices. 

Medical services

All registered students are entitled to use the primary health care service available at the Medical Clinic. Full-time students are provided with free outpatient service. 

Counselling and Wellness Services

The Counselling and Wellness Center is supporting students to gain self-understanding, emotional resilience and personal insights into any challenges they may be experiencing throughout the university years. The Center provides high quality counseling and evidence-based psychological service that help students put into effect real changes, unleash personal potential, as well as to enhance psychological well-being. 

Student Life

Campus life

Surrounded by splendid sea views, the HKUST campus occupies a stunning 150-acre site overlooking the pristine Clear Water Bay, on the Sai Kung Peninsula. Students are enabled to study, learn, research, and develop interests in a relaxing yet stimulating environment. 

Living in Hong Kong

Located on CHina's southern coast, Hong Kong is a dynamic city where East meets West. Students can enjoy the amazing culture, cuisine, and cosmpolitan lifestyle here. 

Sports facilities

  • The University provides a variety of sports and recreation facilities for the enhancement and promotion of students' well-being. To name a few, the facilities include Indoor Sports Complex, Water Sports Center, Fitness Centers, swimming pools, artificial turf soccer pitch, basketball court, tennis courts, and more. Sports skill classes, sports team practices and organized sports events including the intervarsity and intramural sports competitions are also held in various facilities throughout the year. 

Student clubs

Students can join a wide variety of programs and activities to puruse their interests, ranging from student association, community outreach, wellness program, sports skill class, to arts and cultural activity. 

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