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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is the youngest and most dynamic university within Hong Kong. HKUST is not only the fastest growing university in the world but also has become one of the best internationally renowned research universities in Asia. Its research covers most of the frontier fields of physics and materials physics science, including Cold Atoms, Optics and Quantum Information, Condensed Matter Theory, Statistical and Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Experiments and Advanced Materials, Particle Physics and Cosmology, Soft Matter and Biological Physics, Wave Functional Materials and Physics. Please visit https://physics.ust.hk/eng/research.php for further details.
2023 Summer Research Camp for 2024-25 Fall Admission (5 days)

Date: July 3-7, 2023 (5 days)

Target: prospective students of PhD/MPhil in Physics Program for 2024-25 Fall Admission

Fee:  On-campus student hostel (2-3 person per room) will be provided. Participants will receive food subsidy in the means of meal coupons. Participants are responsible for round-trip travel expenses including but not limited to visa application fee and travel insurance.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2023

Admission Requirements for PhD/MPhil in Physics Program:

  1. outstanding academic performance from a recognized institution; should have obtained a relevant bachelor’s degree or master's degree from a recognized institution
  2. fulfill the University's English Language requirements, i.e. provide proof of obtained TOEFL (iBT: 80) or IELTS (Academic Module Overall score: 6.5) (Note: submission of official result is not required when apply)
  3. successfully pass on-site written test and interview

(Important Notes: Applicants are strongly recommended to approach potential faculty supervisors in the department prior to submitting applications. Applicants with recommendation from potential faculty supervisors will have a higher chance in getting acceptance for 2023 Summer Research Camp)


 Enquiry: phweb@ust.hk
2023 Summer Research Program (5 weeks)

The Summer Research Program targets for outstanding Year-3 undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing research postgraduate study. The program allows participants to have close-up experience in conducting research with postgraduate students and research staff, under the supervision of faculty supervisors. Applicants should approach potential physics faculty members and obtain their agreement as the hosting faculty before submitting applicatons.

Date: 3 July – 4 August, 2023 (5 weeks)

Target: Year-3 undergraduate students of a 4-year bachelor program majoring in science and related discipline, and have attained a GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 (or 80%) or higher.

Fee: Successful applicants will be automatically enrolled in the 5-day Summer Research Camp (3-7 July 2023). Participants must apply for Undergraduate (UG) Visiting Internship via the online admission system [https://join.hkust.edu.hk/admissions/visiting] by the specific deadline (to be announced). Participants will be responsible for application fee and tuition fee for UG Visiting Internship, student visa fee, round-trip travel expense, travel insurance and other travel related expenses.

Application Deadline: 20 March 2023

 Enquiry: phweb@ust.hk












日期:2023年7月3日 - 8月4日

參加條件:主修科學及相關課程的本科生,已完成 3 年(4 年制學士學位課程)的學習,並且 GPA 達到 3.2(滿分 4.0)(或 80%)或更高。

費用:成功獲邀參加本實習計劃之參加者將自動獲選參與夏令營(五天,2023年7月3-7日)。參加者需在指定日期(確實日期稍後通知)前透過網上系統[https://join.hkust.edu.hk/admissions/visiting]遞交本科實習申請(Undergraduate (UG) Visiting Internship )。參加者需自行負擔申請費用、實習學費、來往旅費、旅游保險、簽證費等。





  • 成績優秀,入學時持有相關學科的學士或碩士學位。
  • 符合學校英語水平的統一要求,提供例如 TOEFL (iBT: 80) 或 IELTS (Band: 6.5) 等成績的證明文件。(註:無須在申請時提交正式英文成績。)
  •  通過筆試 (物理摸底考試)及面試


  • 如獲取錄,將提供全額研究生獎學金(每月港幣18,030元(2022-23))及醫療保障。
  • 特別優秀的申請人會被推薦申請香港博士研究生獎學金計劃(http://www.rgc.edu.hk/hkphd),獲選者可獲每月港幣27,100元獎學金及每年港幣13,600元學術交流資助。香港科技大學理學院同時追加特別獎學金,表現優異者也有機會獲得四萬元港幣的“紅鳥”入學獎學金(https://pg.ust.hk/prospective-students/scholarship-fees/hong-kong-phd-fellowship-scheme