China: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a public research university located in Clear Water Bay peninsula, Hong Kong. HKUST ranks among top 50 universities in the world. More than 11,000 students study in the university, of which around 4,000 students are international. HKUST is among KTH´s six strategic partner universities in the world, and have collaborations at various levels with KTH.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English Academic calendar: September - December, February - May Credit system: 15 units is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits Website:studyabroad.ust.hk/inbound/programs Note: Bachelor level is four year long. Exchange students may take courses in Business on Bachelor level, not on Master level. Insurance through KTH will give a waiver from the the otherwise compulsory one HKUST asks for.
Number of spots: for the coming academic year these will be announced later depending on the current situation. Grade requirements: none
Master’s Programmes: Civil and Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure
This university offers courses that are relevant for your programme.
Master’s Programme, Real Estate and Construction Management
At this university you will primarily take elective courses. It is difficult to get access to courses at the Business School.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Technology
This university offers relevant courses in Environmental Engineering. No student from you programme has been on exchange at this university before. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Urban Planning and Design
This university does not offer courses that are relevant for you programme.
Master’s Programme, Transport and Geoinformation Technology
This university offers courses in transportation that are relevant for your programme, but you should also be prepared to take elective courses.
Agreement: Shared between all schools at KTH
HKUST is recommended for all programmes at the CBH School. We have an agreement with two different schools at HKUST and you need to select one of them before you apply. The scools are called Engineering and Science and based on available courses we make the following recommendation: