Student Resources

Global Exchange & Internship

The Department offers diversified international opportunities, such as Study Tour and Overseas Internship Programme for students.
International Exchange and Internship Programmes International Joint Design Workshop

Info for Non-local Students

About Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the Asia's world city where "East meets West". It is one of the world's leading financial centers.

Hong Kong is one of the best 10 cities in the world for university education, according to The Guardian (United Kingdom). Please click here to find out why students love Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is the top destination city in the world , attracting many visitors all over the world, according to Euromonitor International (United Kingdom).

Hong Kong is ranked number 16 in World Regions Safety and Security Ranking, according to the Legatum Institute Think Tank (United Kingdom).

World Region Safety and Security Ranking

Hong Kong


New Zealand26
Mainland China86
South Africa137

About HKBU

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) was founded in 1956 and it is the second oldest university in Hong Kong. It is funded by the Hong Kong SAR Government. The University is committed to: i) academic excellence in teaching, research and service, and ii) providing quality whole-person education. The University has about 11,740 students enrolled in programmes of all levels, including 50 undergraduate programmes, 56 taught postgraduate programmes, and research programmes leading to MPhil and PhD. The University has excellent and diversified facilities (e.g., library with about one million of books and subscription to about 167,216 e-journals, computer laboratories with excellent hardware and software, sport centers and swimming pools, medical and dental clinics, etc.).

HKBU Ranking in Asia

Work and Stay in Hong Kong

After obtaining the M.Sc. degree awarded by the Hong Kong Baptist University, a non-local student may be eligible to work and stay in Hong Kong. For details and the most up-to-date information, please refer to the Hong Kong Immigration Department and its Guidebook.