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: The amount of courses at master's level for exchange students is limited. Even if you study at master's level at KTH, you may need to choose courses at bachelor's level at HKUST. An application and visa fee is required at all universities in Hong Kong. Exchange students must purchage HKUST's travel insurance, more info under
terms and conditions
Number of spots: 16 semester spots per academic year at School of Engineering, 10 semester spots per academic year at School of Science. Grade requirements: none
Programme specific information
If your programme or school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.
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. The exchange agreement is within the School of Engineering. You are expected to take some courses from this school. It might be possible to take some courses at the School of Business.
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
At this university you will primarily take elective courses. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
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: