The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is renowned for its academic excellence, world class research programs, global connections and social impact. Inspired by its rich heritage, but always looking forward, HKU invites students to an educational journey that will prepare them to become globally-minded thinkers and leaders, and to tackle grand global challenges, to be able to adapt swiftly and effectively to unpredictable situations, so that they would be successful anywhere in today's increasingly globalised society.
The Gateway between East and West
Situated in a geographically and culturally distinct part of China, Hong Kong has long served as a gateway between the East and the West. Drawing from the best traditions of both worlds, HKU builds upon its rich heritage while engages in frontier research and academic endeavours. By following a world class curriculum delivered in English, in one of the world’s most global city, our students also get to experience first hands China’s economic development, rich culture and changing society.
An Academic Powerhouse
Long established as Asia’s leading institution of higher education, HKU is seen as a global intellectual powerhouse. We’re ranked the 27th best university overall globally by QS World University Rankings. Our Dentistry programme is considered the best in the world. We are also placed 6th in Education, 9th in Mineral and Mining Engineering, 9th in Civil and Structural Engineering, and 10h in both Linguistics and in Social Policy and Administration. 111 of our professors have been honoured as the world’s "top 1% scientists ", and the research papers published by our faculty generates a constant stream of citations worldwide.
A Globally Connected Campus
At HKU, you meet students from more than 100 countries, learn from some of the best professors in the world, and get the opportunity to go on exchange at more than 340 leading universities worldwide. And that's just the beginning!
A Degree that Opens Doors
For the last 10 years, more than 99.4% of our graduates have received at least one job offer in every consecutive academic year, with many embarking on careers in fields as diverse as finance, bioengineering and technology, working with global leaders including the likes of Apple, Google and Goldman Sachs.
There is a whole lot more to HKU. To find more about the educational adventures awaiting you in one of the world’s most exciting city, just spend some time on our admissions portal.