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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an international research university founded in 1991 with strong ties to global thought leaders and promoting interdisciplinary studies. HKUST is dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. 

    Location Hong Kong
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement (Dormitory style residence coordinated directly with the partner university)
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.




    *SBU Students only. School of Engineering

    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Sophomores and above

    Studies available through the School of Science and School of Engineering 

    *Some courses may be restricted

    Application Deadline

    Fall/academic year admission: February 1

    Spring admission: September 1

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information


    Study is available within the School of Science and the School of Engineering.

    *Study within the School of Engineering is for SBU students only. 



    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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