Department of Finance

Overview

The Department of Finance is pivotally located within the Pearl River Delta region and has a mission to serve constituents within this fast developing area. It is uniquely positioned to contribute to the region’s intellectual infrastructure. This role serves in supporting the region’s established capital markets and institutions, and in contributing to the emerging fin-tech landscape. Our specialized offerings traverse a wide range of finance and investment areas, including corporate finance, China finance, asset management, security pricing, financial markets, banking and financial institutions, international finance, real estate finance, risk management, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, and derivative markets.

Our students benefit from rigorous training in applied and theoretical finance, supported by access to cutting-edge technical and hardware facilities. The Department’s strong visibility and international profile reflects faculty members’ prowess in the fields of education and research. Faculty colleagues’ success in publishing applied research findings in leading journals emphasizes its important contribution to scholarship. The Department of Finance also recognizes the overarching role of community stakeholders. In addition to its important connection with students and alumni, the Department cultivates links with leading employers, government, regulatory bodies and other internationally-recognized universities/research institutions. This function ensures that the Department’s students not only receive a first-rate education, but also enjoy access to important resources in the local, regional and international financial communities.

Department Chairman
Prof. Joseph W.W. Cheng

Contact Us
12/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7805
+852 2603 6586
fin@cuhk.edu.hk

Department of Finance in numbers

The Department of Finance has a strong international profile that reflects our faculty members’ prowess in the fields of education and research, and our students benefit from rigorous training in applied and theoretical finance.

1974 since it’s established
No. 21 in the world for Accounting & Finance, QS World University Rankings 2018
No. 6 in Asia, the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Top 100 Business School Research Rankings 2013-2017

Academic Staff