The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Brief Description

Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international research university in Hong Kong excelling in Science, Engineering, Business and Management, as well as Humanities and Social Science. HKUST offers an international campus, and a holistic and interdisciplinary pedagogy to nurture well-rounded graduates with global vision, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. Over 80% of our research work were rated “Internationally excellent”or “world leading” in the Research Assessment Exercise 2020 of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee. We are ranked 40th in the latest QS World University Ranking. Our graduates employability earns us 23rd in the Global University Employability Ranking 2021 published by Times Higher Education.

Campuses and Locations

Hong Kong Campus: Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, P.R. China

Guangzhou Campus: Nansha District, Guangzhou, P.R. China

Number of Academic Staff


Library Collections

680 thousand printed volumes, 1.09 million electronic books, 188 thousand streaming media resources, 337 databases