Quality Assurance & Enhancement
Academic Quality Manual

Academic Honor Code and Academic Integrity


The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a community designed for scholarship - for teaching, learning, and research.

Academic integrity and honesty are critical values in upholding HKUST's reputation as a community of scholars and its claim to the "intellectual property" created by staff and students. All students who join HKUST are therefore committed to an Academic Honor Code.

As Set Out in the Academic Honor Code
  • Students must observe and uphold the highest standards of academic integrity and honesty in all their work throughout their programs of study.
  • As members of the University community, students have the responsibility to help maintain the academic reputation of HKUST in its academic endeavors.
  • Sanctions will be imposed if students are found to have violated the regulations governing academic integrity and honesty.