Established in 1991, HKUST carries a vision to be a leading university with strong local commitment and significant international impact. Located in Hong Kong, the international center that is right at the doorstep of the world's new economic powerhouse, China, HKUST Business School is characterized by a genuine blend of East meeting West.
The HKUST Business School was established in 1991 and has risen to international prominence in a remarkably short period of time, achieving widespread global recognition and a variety of prestigious academic rankings. It was the first in Asia to be awarded dual accreditation by AACSB in the U.S. and EQUIS in Europe and its MBA program has been consistently ranked among the world’s top 15 and Asia’s top MBA programs according to the Financial Times. Its strength lies in our full range of program offerings and high quality research conducted by our world class faculty, and our diverse and high-caliber students.
Unparalleled global experience
At HKUST, you will study in a cohort of over 90% non-local students representing nearly 30 nationalities. Your education will be complemented by an exchange program, business competitions and field trips staged in various locations around the world.
Asia and China expertise
Over 80% of our graduates work in Asia after completing their MBA, thanks to our Asia- and China-focused courses taught by an industry faculty with extensive experience in the region. The courses are enriched by career events and study tours in a wide range of Asian countries. HKUST gives you the real-world knowledge and networks to establish your global career in Asia.
The Hong Kong advantage
As one of the world’s most international cities, Hong Kong is widely considered to be the gateway to China at the heart of Asia. The city has consistently been ranked the freest economy and the third most influential financial center in the world.
A fast track back to the workforce
You will gain what a 2-year MBA program offers in just 16months, without missing out on internships and exchanges. We also offer a 12-month option to further reduce your time away from work.
Your career, your focus
Tailor your studies to your career interests. You can choose from over 70 electives in any of our five career tracks: General Management in Asia and China, Consulting, Finance, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship.
The bonds you form at HKUST will last a lifetime. Our elite group of alumni is highly professional, energetic, supportive, innovative, and fun loving. Friendships forged during the MBA program, combined with its international nature, ensure strong links between East and West after graduation and the constant exchange of knowledge and resources.
Over 6,200 of our alumni are active across more than 60 countries, forming an international network of support, experience-sharing, and business opportunities. They are industry leaders with diverse cultural backgrounds and business capacities, representing middle- to senior-level management with international mobility and entrepreneurial outlooks. The majority are based in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and the Pearl River Delta region, where regular alumni gatherings are held.
With a global network of more than 1100 graduates living and working outside Hong Kong, we recognize the importance of helping our alumni meet and network with one another. To strengthen local and global networking, the MBA Alumni Development Office has established Local Anchors in cities where we have active alumni groups, including: