About Our Schools

School of Business and Management

Established in 1991, the School of Business and Management (SBM) at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is young, dynamic and well respected for the quality of its programs and the impact of its research. HKUST Business School is the first business school in the region to be accredited by both the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Its degrees are recognized worldwide. The School is recognized as one of the youngest and most respected business school in Asia. Its joint EMBA program with Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University was ranked world’s No. 1 in 2018. Its MBA program was ranked Asia’s No.1 in 2016.

School of Engineering

The School of Engineering (SENG) is the largest of the five Schools within HKUST. It enrolls almost 40% of the University's student body. SENG has a strong international reputation and consistently ranks high among major engineering schools around the world. HKUST was ranked No.17 in the QS World University Rankings in Engineering and Technology 2018. The School's research excellence is globally recognized as well. Over the past decades, the faculty members made significant discoveries in cutting-edge research and received major honors internationally. These achievements have been important contribution to the social and economic development of Hong Kong and its transition to a knowledge-based society.

School of Science

The School of Science (SSCI) comprises five academic units, covering Life Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Ocean Science. The School is committed to providing students with a high quality balanced education in an intellectually stimulating environment. To enhance students' university experience, the School continues to improve the curriculum to make it more diverse, interdisciplinary and inquiry-driven. SSCI has recruited outstanding faculty members, many of whom are leaders in their research fields and have already attained international stature in recognition of their scientific contributions. With different backgrounds and research interests, the faculty members bring diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives to address the fundamental questions in science. With a strong commitment to both teaching and research, they instill in students the importance of scientific rigour and ethics, while serving to inspire and encourage students to achieve their full potential.