Why HKUST?

Expanding Frontiers, Converging Minds

HKUST strives to think forward and open up new frontiers of knowledge and research to address the unfolding global challenges.  While the HKUST has established the solid foundation at the Clear Water Bay campus, HKUST(Guangzhou) will adopt an innovative approach through cross-disciplinary education and research.

HKUST Distinctive Academic Structure

Worldwide Recognition

We take pride in our institution not only because of our rankings, but we are also a university that cares about our people. Your ideas, your dreams and your well-being matter to us.

st 1 Among Top Young Universities in the World 1 in the world 2 27 th Global Employability in the World 3 10 th
  1. THE Young University Rankings, 2020
  2. QS World University Rankings, 2021
  3. Global Employability University Rankings, 2019

Brilliant Minds

Be inspired by our outstanding faculty who are distinguished scholars, dedicated teachers and passionate life explorers.

Faculty 100 % with PhD Degree* Boston Brown Cambridge Carnegie-Mellon Chicago Columbia Cornell Duke Harvard Illinois London Maryland Michigan MIT New York Northwestern Oxford Pennsylvania Princeton Purdue Southern California Stanford Toronto UBC UC Berkeley UCLA Washington Yale Including HKUST *Tenure-track faculty (Assistant Professor or above) and research-track faculty
690 + 35 + Countries and Regions Faculty from 0.1% Central & South America 9.5% Other Asian Countries 1.7% Australia & New Zealand 36.9% Mainland 8.7% Europe 16.7% North America 25.9% Hong Kong 0.4% Africa Data as of June 2020

Research Excellence

HKUST provides strong infrastructural support for faculty and students to overcome traditional boundaries and cross-field challenges in their research. It creates an interdisciplinary environment that fosters cooperation, helps generate groundbreaking ideas, and allows these ideas to be tested and realized.

Strong Entrepreneurial Support and Network

HKUST is the place to nurture your entrepreneurial spirit and let it come alive. Transform your idea into action with state-of-the-art facilities and ample resources here. Be ready to impact the world. HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

Expanding Frontiers, Converging Minds

HKUST strives to think forward and open up new frontiers of knowledge and research to address the unfolding global challenges.  While the HKUST has established the solid foundation at the Clear Water Bay campus, HKUST(Guangzhou) will adopt an innovative approach through cross-disciplinary education and research.

HKUST Distinctive Academic Structure

Worldwide Recognition

We take pride in our institution not only because of our rankings, but we are also a university that cares about our people. Your ideas, your dreams and your well-being matter to us.

  1. THE Young University Rankings, 2020
  2. QS World University Rankings, 2021
  3. Global Employability University Rankings, 2019

Brilliant Minds

Be inspired by our outstanding faculty who are distinguished scholars, dedicated teachers and passionate life explorers.

*Tenure-track faculty (Assistant Professor or above) and research-track faculty

Research Excellence

HKUST provides strong infrastructural support for faculty and students to overcome traditional boundaries and cross-field challenges in their research. It creates an interdisciplinary environment that fosters cooperation, helps generate groundbreaking ideas, and allows these ideas to be tested and realized.

Strong Entrepreneurial Support and Network

HKUST is the place to nurture your entrepreneurial spirit and let it come alive. Transform your idea into action with state-of-the-art facilities and ample resources here. Be ready to impact the world.
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