PolyU School Profile
The School of Accounting and Finance is the longest established accounting school in Hong Kong with over 80 full-time academic staff in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and law. The School has adequate resources to support a variety of research interests and activities, and has comparative advantage in promoting cross-disciplinary research that is needed in the modern business world.
Our programmes are well recognized through accreditation by numerous local and overseas professional institutions. The School offers a number of unique undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which continuously attract the most intelligent and diligent students locally, from the Mainland and overseas. Students are well equipped to embark on a professional career upon graduation.
The Center for Economic Sustainability and Entrepreneurial Finance (CESEF) aims to act as a platform for pooling the school’s inter-disciplinary research strengths, as well as its strong partnership with the industry, to generate strong impact in the Greater China region. The Center specialized in two focuses; they are (1) Economic sustainability with a theme on ESG and Green Finance; (2) Entrepreneurial finance and innovation. The success of CESEF draws upon (i) Hong Kong’s strategic positioning as an international financial center to support Green Finance and an innovation-based economy; (ii) PolyU’s reputation for applied research with focuses on science and technology, as well as its strong industrial partnership; and (3) the intellectual richness of the School of Accounting and Finance as the largest inter-disciplinary school in areas of accounting, finance, economics and law in the Asia Pacific region. CESEF is the first research and education center in Hong Kong dedicated to exploring issues of economic sustainability and entrepreneurial finance. Its goals are to benefit PolyU students and the society through knowledge transfer activities and partnership programs with the industries.
School of Accounting and Finance: https://af.polyu.edu.hk/
Center for Economic Sustainability and Entrepreneurial Finance (CESEF): https://www.polyu.edu.hk/af/cesef/