Studying in Hong Kong

Three fundamental strengths set Hong Kong apart as a centre for education in our region: cultural diversity, opportunities and international standards.

Hong Kong's rich cultural blend of East and West forms the backbone of a vibrant learning environment. It is easy for students to communicate in both English and Chinese in an intellectually stimulating mix of cultures.

As the premier gateway to China, Hong Kong is in tune with our nation's needs in terms of talent, investment and creative thinking. There is also great opportunity for students to interact with people from diverse backgrounds and learn about different cultures, particularly how to do business in the Mainland.

Hong Kong's third fundamental strength is high standards of education.

Foreign students may take up part-time work, internships and summer jobs. After graduating, foreign students may apply to remain in Hong Kong without restriction for up to one year to look for a job.

Top-notch Universities

Hong Kong's universities have constantly ranked among the world’s leading schools and are home to academics and researchers from around the world. They are attracted by Hong Kong’s academic freedom, cosmopolitan and liberal environment and supporting policies. These universities provide excellent prospects for internships and further education.

World-class MBA and EMBA

Some of the world's best business administration and executive business management programmes are offered in Hong Kong. The Kellogg-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) EMBA programme, jointly offered by HKUST and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, was ranked the best in the world in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking in 2020.

International Schools

Hong Kong has a vibrant international school sector, which helps attract talent and executives from around the world to come here with their families. We have 53 international schools — more than any other Asian city — offering about 47,000 primary and secondary school places. Please click here to find the hyperlinks to international schools, including Hong Kong Japanese School, and schools under English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong.

More information can be found at the following websites:

Last Updated: March 29, 2021

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