The Department of Information Systems (IS) offers internationally competitive, high value-added professional education. In a short period the IS Department has grown to become one of the largest and best equipped in the world, currently with over 400 students pursuing bachelors degrees, over 300 pursuing taught masters and over 30 pursuing research degrees in Information Systems. The Department was recently ranked among the top 5 departments in the world for research output (CAIS, 2005). In addition to its own degree programmes at the bachelors honours, masters and doctorate levels, the IS Department is also a contributor to several other programmes, including the college-run MBA, EMBA and DBA. The departmental focus is on the innovative and effective design, use and management of information systems in organisations and society. The IS Department is highly dynamic and provides a harmonious working environment for its vibrant international faculty. It has earned community wide recognition by producing highly qualified graduates to meet Hong Kong's ever growing IT needs.
The department employs over 30 full-time faculty members, including four chair professors and ten University Teaching Excellence Award winners. In addition, the department currently has 3 AIS Fellows of the 5 in the Asia Pacific Region. Our faculty members are serving, or have served, on the editorial boards of top IS journals like MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Journal of AIS, among others.