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香港科技大學
Country Hong Kong
City Hong Kong
Bachelor (foreigners)17,868 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,373 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,432 USD/year.
Cost of living $1,197-2,129 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1991
Abbreviation HKUST
Teachers 1,204
Students 11,747
Foreigners 35%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR
Affiliations
• The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
• The Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU)
• The International Association of Universities (IAU)
Rankings
World ranking111
Country ranking3
Academic Reputation56
Employer Reputation67
Quality of teaching208
International Faculty17
International Students51
Citations per Faculty62
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities137
Engineering and Technology14
Life Sciences and Medicine268
Natural Science29
Social Sciences and Management26
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry101
Computer Science39
Economics & Business50
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking111
QS World University Rankings28
ARWU Academic Ranking201
Cost of living in Hong Kong
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 756 1,280
Food 246 401
Transportation 46 116
Communications and utilities 78 113
Clothing 27 101
Sports and leisure 43 117
Total1,1972,129
Accommodation in Hong Kong USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre764
Shared room in city centre1,293
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre1,132
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,732
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة هونغ كونغ للعلوم والتكنولوجيا
German The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Spanish Universidad de Ciencia y Tecnología de Hong Kong
French Université des Sciences et Technologies de Hong Kong
Japanese 香港科技大学
Korean 홍콩과학기술대학
Portuguese Universidade de Ciência e Tecnologia de Hong Kong
Russian Гонконгский научно-технологический университет
Chinese 香港科技大学
old Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Location on map
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology or 香港科技大學 (HKUST) - public higher education institution in Hong Kong. HKUST was established in 1991. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Hong Kong.

University ranking. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is one of the best universities in Hong Kong, taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country. Despite being one of the youngest universities of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranks high in international ratings. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings. It ranks the highest in the following disciplines «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Chemistry», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». HKUST is among the best in terms of education quality, proudly standing in the top 100 in the international rankings according to this criterion. The graduates of the university are viewed as valuable employees in Hong Kong thus have no issues finding jobs upon graduation.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process involves prior academic performance evaluation. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 17,868 USD per year. A master’s degree of HKUST will cost a student a significant sum of 5,373 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://www.ust.hk) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology teaches more than 11 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. A quarter of students are foreign citizens. The teaching staff consists of more than 1200 specialists. The amount of foreign specialists is very considerable. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university. If you wish to learn more about the university’s life you can follow them on social media: Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of HKUST. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them. In addition to the The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) the university is also a part of the following associations - The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), The Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU), The International Association of Universities (IAU).

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Official Description

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a young and dynamic university devoted to education and research particularly at the postgraduate level. Founded in 1991, HKUST comprises five schools – Science, Engineering, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Science, and the Fok Ying Tung Graduate School in Guangzhou. We also have various institutes, such as the Institute for Advanced Study of HKUST, and the HKUST Shenzhen Institute based in Shenzhen. Our world-class international faculty members, coming from diverse backgrounds, are all PhD-qualified. Our undergraduate and postgraduate students represent a large number of nationalities.

Description of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

HKUST - A dynamic, international research university, in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science and technology, and educating the new generation of front-runners for Asia and the world. Since its official opening in October 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has established itself as an intellectual powerhouse, energizing the community's transformation into a knowledge-based society, and securing a place on the academic world map in record-breaking time. An innovator in research and teaching, HKUST is the only science and technology research university in Hong Kong, and the only one to offer an all-PhD faculty. Its groundbreaking work in science, engineering, business, humanities and social science is successfully pushing back the boundaries of the information age. Such advances are assisted by the University's top-class facilities. Locally, the University is active in society through science camps, online courses for secondary school students, and lifelong learning programs; just some of the activities that bring HKUST and the community together. Nationally, alliances with Mainland universities and collaborative work with municipal governments are setting the pace for future cooperative efforts. Globally, connections with leading institutions are actively pursued through academic partnerships with the world's top universities, and memberships in such organizations as the Association of East Asian Research Universities and Association of Pacific Rim Universities. HKUST brings forward the vision of the future. On its award-winning Clear Water Bay campus, the life to come is being shaped today
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