Welcome to the website of Department of Information Systems

Our Mission:


  • Be a leading academic department in business technologies and information services
  • Educate both business executives and IS professionals in the latest IT technologies and business knowledge
  • Fulfill the needs for business and technology professionals in Hong Kong, China, the Asia Pacific and beyond

The department is a pioneer in teaching and research innovations and is well-resourced with state-of-the-art laboratories. Started in September 1990 with 15 faculty members, our department now has about 40 research and teaching staff. Recognised globally as one of the best information systems departments in the world, the department offers a comprehensive range of degree programmes from Bachelor to Ph.D. levels in the areas of information systems, digital media, digital transformation, financial technology, artificial intelligence, data science, cybersecurity, internet of things, and other bleeding-edge information technologies.

Our colleagues are dedicated to student-centred learning. We offer our students many opportunities to gain professional competence and academic excellence by means of business internships with major corporations and academic exchanges with top universities in the world. As an integral part of education, the department actively supports our students in organising extra-curricular activities to enhance character building, social networking and leadership development.

The research of our faculty has been supported by government funding agencies in Hong Kong and China as well as business corporations. Our faculty members have diverse research interests and backgrounds. Our faculty members have own many international awards in the research, teaching and service. A number of our faculty members are also ranked as top researchers and educators in the world. We welcome opportunities to partner with business communities in Hong Kong, China, and other parts of the world to pursue excellent and high-impact research and development.

Department of Information Systems

College of Business
City University of Hong Kong