About the 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. We are the first business school in the region to be accredited by both the U.S.-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). SBM is recognized as “Asia’s youngest but most respected business school” (Financial Times), and our degrees are recognized worldwide. The joint EMBA program with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2018, and the MBA program was ranked No. 1 in Asia in 2016.

School of Engineering

The School of Engineering (SENG) is the largest of the five Schools within HKUST, with almost 40% of the University’s student body. SENG has a strong international reputation and consistently ranks high among the major engineering schools around the world. HKUST was ranked No. 17 in the QS World University Rankings in Engineering and Technology in 2018. The School’s research excellence is also globally recognized. Over the past decades, our faculty members have made significant discoveries in cutting-edge research and received major international honors. These achievements have made important contributions 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 by making it more diverse, interdisciplinary, and inquiry-driven. SSCI has recruited numerous outstanding faculty members, many of whom are leaders in their research fields and have attained international stature because of their scientific contributions. With their different backgrounds and research interests, the faculty members provide diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives on the fundamental questions in science. With a strong commitment to teaching and research, our faculty instills in students the importance of scientific rigor and ethics, while inspiring and encouraging them to achieve their full potential.