ACADEMY FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (香港科技大學) is founded in 1991 as a research university with technology focus. It is commonly regarded as one of the fastest growing universities in the world. As of 2021, the university was ranked eighth in Asia by QS and fifth by Times, and 27th internationally. It also ranked first in Times Higher Education Young University Rankings and second by QS world’s under-50 universities in 2021.
Today, the University consists of four main academic schools, offering programs in science, engineering, business and management, humanities and social science, along with the Interdisciplinary Programs Office, HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School / Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute, HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study and HKUST Institute for Public Policy.