Message from the Dean

Since its inception in 1991, the HKUST Business School has quickly become a globally recognized institution, attracting over 30,000 high-caliber students from more than 70 countries worldwide. They form a vibrant community and contribute to the business and societal development of the region.

Underpinned by a shared aspiration of excellence and innovative thinking, we are not only continually defining our history, but also moving forward with a strong commitment to academic originality and rigorous research.

To develop talent with scholarly ambitions, we will launch our new Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program in Fall 2021-22. As one of the most challenging and rewarding levels of study in business education, our DBA program is designed for those who wish to make a meaningful impact on the business world through practice-driven research training.

Guided by our world-class faculty, this four-year well-structured program will offer students an unparalleled academic journey with a supportive and innovative research environment. It is particularly beneficial for motivated leaders, executives and entrepreneurs who aspire to gain exposure to the latest business trends and enhance their research and analytic capabilities in today’s fast-changing world.

We welcome you to embark on this exhilarating journey on our beautiful campus, where you can combine your intellectual capacity and professional experience and transform into positive societal impacts.

Prof Kar Yan Tam
Dean, HKUST Business School
Prof Shaohui Zheng