Ranked No. 1 among top young universities in the World1 and No. 32 in the World2, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a young and dynamic research university, emphasizing on both innovative teaching and learning, and pioneering research in the fields of science, engineering, business and management, humanities and social science, environmental studies, and public policy. Its world-class faculty members and well-designed research infrastructure have helped HKUST make many ground-breaking discoveries.
Financial assistance in the form of studentship awards is available to full-time research postgraduate students of HKUST to help them cover tuition fees and expenses for subsistence living during the course of their research studies.
1 THE Young University Rankings, 2019
2 QS World University Rankings, 2020
Global and Diverse Research Community
HKUST combines academic insights with innovative instruction to produce a unique environment for teaching and learning. All faculty members have PhDs and are drawn from leading research universities around the world. HKUST’s student community is truly global and diverse with students coming from 60+ countries. This lively, multicultural mix creates a dynamic learning environment and a great opportunity for increased cross-cultural understanding.
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Research & Development
With the renowned professors and state-of-the-art research facilities, HKUST is always driving major technological and scientific advancement. Its research excellence could be exemplified by its No. 1 result among all local institutions in the Research Assessment Exercise conducted by the Hong Kong Government in 2014. Also, 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.
Facilities & Resources
The University campus occupies a 60-hectare (150-acre) site of sweeping natural beauty on the Clear Water Bay peninsula in East Kowloon, with less than 30 minutes' driving time from Central Hong Kong.
HKUST provides a wide range of facilities for students to develop and fulfill their academic skills and potentials. The 5-storey library houses in excess of 720,000 printed volumes and 574,000 electronic books. In addition to classrooms and laboratories, facilities on campus include halls of residence for both undergraduates and postgraduates, banking services, catering outlets of various types, a supermarket and a bookstore. Athletic facilities and recreational facilities include a multi-purpose sports hall, an athletic field with all-weather turf, modern running tracks, playing fields, tennis courts, squash courts, Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor swimming pool. There is also a health center providing an out-patient service and dental care for students and staff.
Office of Postgraduate Studies
(852) 2623 1120
Room 6418 (Lifts 25/26), Academic Building
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon