HKUST – A dynamic, international research university, in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science, technology, business and humanities, and educating the new generation of front-runners for 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.
To be a leading university with significant international impact and strong local commitment.
Global - To be a world-class university at the cutting edge internationally in all targeted fields of pursuit.
National - To contribute to the economic and social development of the nation as a leading university in China.
Local - To play a key role, in partnership with government, business, and industry, in the development of Hong Kong as a knowledge-based society.
HKUST will pursue of the higher global academic achievements with persistence, it determines to become a pioneer in the high-tech development and having a profound impact on economic development, human health and living environment. HKUST will not stuck in the past or copy the past, it will encourage staff and students continue to establish a higher goal, to lay a great position in the international academic field, and actively contribute to the economic and social development for Hong Kong.