About CityUHK

Located in the heart of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) has a well-earned reputation as an innovative hub for research and professional education and for addressing global issues and empowering positive change.

A Leading Global University


World University Rankings 2025


Most International Universities in the World 2024


Young University Rankings 2024


Asia University Rankings 2024


Asia University Rankings 2024


World University Rankings 2024


Study at CityUHK

Our curriculum encourages every student at CityUHK to learn, communicate and share new knowledge for the benefit of society.  It gives students an opportunity to make an original discovery while studying at CityUHK and inspires a passion for knowledge and innovation.



We identify solutions to critical global challenges by extending the frontiers of knowledge both within and beyond existing research paradigms. Our highly qualified academics are drawn from all over the world, bringing a wealth of research and professional experience to our programmes. Our world-class labs and state-of-the-art teaching facilities, as well as our state key laboratories, a national engineering centre and a suite of institutional-level research centres, enable our researchers to maintain a positive trajectory. We also pioneer new forms of expression by bringing science and the arts together.

High Impact Research


Faculty Members Named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2023 by Clarivate

#1 in HK

Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents (2023)

#1 in HK

Citations per Faculty in QS World University Rankings 2025



Student Life

CityUHK is one of the most popular local campuses, offering diverse opportunities for study and research. If you are keen to question, explore, be challenged and inspired, a warm welcome awaits at CityUHK. Today we are an internationally acclaimed university, dedicated to many disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, law, liberal arts and social science, science and engineering, and veterinary medicine. At CityUHK, we see to it that the ever-changing 21st century landscape is one of opportunity for our graduates. We are committed to providing undergraduates with a professional education that leads to career success. If you're up to the challenge, this website will get you started.

Making A Difference

President’s Corner

Welcome to CityUHK!

At CityUHK, we nurture tomorrow’s global leaders through Inspirational Learning, Interactive Learning and Innovative Learning. We encourage and even incentivise research that results in scientific, technological or social impact. We actively engage with the local communities, transform challenges into opportunities, and lead in redefining the role of universities for a future world. We have the noble task of preparing Hong Kong’s young people – as well as others who join us – to be ready and full of hope for their tomorrow.



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