With over 8,000 undergraduates studying for bachelor’s degrees and over 3,000 postgraduate students in master’s and PhD programs, HKUST delivers high quality educational and cross-discipline programs in science, engineering, business and management, the humanities and social sciences. These programs are underpinned by the University’s achievements in research and its commitment to a broad student learning experience in-class and through engagement with an internationalized campus life.

Office of the Provost

Among the major responsibilities, the Provost plays a leading role in setting the University’s overall academic strategy and priorities, and oversees the University’s core mission in advancing learning and knowledge.

The Office of the Provost (PRVST) provides vision and leadership in the University’s academic and education enterprise, including oversight of Schools and academic divisions/departments, interdisciplinary units and academic support services and programs; academic planning and resources management; academic personnel policies and their implementation; and student recruitment and development.

Schools and Programs Offices

Schools and programs offices have the key responsibility for the academic life of the University. Full information about each School can be accessed under this tab.

HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study

HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) aims to bring together the best minds to drive cutting-edge discovery and scholarship. Its goal is to be a premier intellectual center and a platform for innovation and scientific development in Hong Kong and around the world.


Explore the Library’s rich information resources in person or online and in multimedia, print and electronic forms. Going beyond traditional research and study in the Library and Learning Commons, you will collaborate with friends, reflect, and get inspired as you pursue advanced study at HKUST.

Programs and Courses

Search here for comprehensive information about program requirements for all programs of the University and descriptions of courses.

Teaching and Learning

The University is committed to a holistic education that emphasizes academic excellence, breadth and high-level intellectual and personal skills. Here you can find information on polices and regulations and a guide to arrangements for assuring and maintaining educational quality.

Undergraduate Studies

Under this tab is all the key about undergraduate education. Our undergraduate programs that emphasize academic excellence, breadth, the development of high level intellectual and personal skills, a global outlook and ethical awareness.

Postgraduate Studies

To advance learning and knowledge, HKUST offers both research and taught postgraduate programs in a wide array of disciplines, leading to graduate diplomas, and master’s and doctoral degrees. Graduates are given an all-round training to cope with global technological advancement and economic development.

Continuing and Professional Education

Interested in pursuing further studies? The University offers valuable lifelong learning opportunities through a wide range of postgraduate degree, diploma, and executive and professional programs.

University Calendar

The full academic calendar is provided here, including start and end dates for University academic terms and other key dates in the academic year.