The University of Hong Kong (or HKU) is the oldest tertiary education institution in Hong Kong. On March 16, 1910, Sir Frederick Lugard, the then Governor of Hong Kong, laid the foundation stone for the University. The University was first incorporated in Hong Kong as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance on March 30, 1911.
Today, HKU has gained international recognition for its accomplishments as a
research-led comprehensive university. HKU continues to attract the
best students, from
Kong and internationally.
The University’s academics have outstanding achievements in teaching and
research, and about half of HKU’s faculty are from
All ten faculties and their departments provide teaching and supervision for postgraduate-level research (MPhil and PhD) students, with administration undertaken by the Graduate School.
Officially established in 2001 with the first economic discipline launched in the 1940s, HKUBS is the youngest faculty of the University. We strive to nurture first-class business leaders and foster academic and relevant research to serve the needs of Hong Kong and the rest of the world in the new Asia-led economy.
As a top international business school in Asia, the School engages leading scholars from all corners of the globe and instills global knowledge in students with an Asian perspective. HKU Business School attracts top students from Hong Kong and beyond. It admits the highest proportion of non-local undergraduate students among all Faculties at HKU. With the vision of being a leading, globally-impactful academic institution of business and economics, HKUBS is extending its presence in Tel Aviv, Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Viet Nam (Ho Chi Minh City).
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Mission: To help connect Vietnam in Teaching, Research, and Impact.
The HKU Representative Office in Vietnam is one of the centers outside of greater China to increase HKU’s global presence. It signifies the importance of Vietnam as a growing economy, her youth and talent, and her key location. HKU and HKU Business School aim to strengthen connections with Vietnam by providing market-oriented research, superior learning experience, and instrumental resources.
As a global leading business school, HKU aims to train the next business leaders in Vietnam, the region, and globally by providing accessible quality business education.
Research provides deep expertise in all areas of business. HKU VN seeks to disseminate, collaborate and produce cutting-edge research with a strong tie to Vietnam and the region.
Through knowledge dissemination and connecting with the community, HKU Viet Nam aims to have a positive social and economic impact on Viet Nam.
Dr. Tuan Q. Phan is an Associate Professor of Marketing, Innovation &
Information Management, HKU Business School.
He also serves as the Chief Representative of HKU RO VN, and the current president of the Vietnam Chapter of the Association of Information Systems (VAIS).
He is also an expert witness, entrepreneur, and frequently consults industry leaders in various countries, including Vietnam.
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