Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong


In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education.  In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).

Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees.  It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students.  Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.


To be a leading liberal arts University in Asia for the world delivering academic excellence in a caring, creative and global culture.


HKBU is committed to academic excellence in teaching, research and service, and to the development of the whole person in all these endeavours built upon the heritage of Christian higher education.


President and Vice-ChancellorProfessor Roland T CHIN (till 31 Dec 2020)Professor Alexander WAI (from 1 Feb 2021)
ProvostProfessor Clayton MACKENZIE
Vice-President (Research and Development)Professor Yike GUO
Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)Dr Albert CHAU
Vice-President (Administration) and SecretaryMs Christine OW CHOW

Academic Programmes


For more details, please visit: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/en/programmes-offer.html


Visit  https://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/programmes

Student population (2019-20)

Undergraduate: 7,100

Postgraduate: 4,500


Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong



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Recent Accomplishments

HKBU visual arts scholar receives international recognition for excellence in e-teaching

November 23, 2020


Dr Gao Meng named in Forbes China 30 Under 30 List

November 17, 2020


HKBU-Led Project Team Receives Prestigious UGC Teaching Award     

October 2, 2020


HKBU physicist honoured with international scientist award

August 26, 2020


Research team wins award for innovations in Chinese medicine authentication

December 24, 2019


Communication scholar and students win top paper awards

October 29, 2020


HKBU scholars’ inventions win four awards at International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

April 15, 2019


School of Business students win business case competition

March 23, 2020


New Establishments

HKBU has created 6 new labs to develop innovative solutions to new challenges and apply cutting-edge techniques across disciplines to make new discoveries.

  • Augmented Creativity Lab
  • Computational Medicine Lab
  • Systems Health Lab
  • Smart Society Lab
  • Data Economy Lab
  • Ethical and Theoretical AI Lab