CityUHK at a Glance

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.


[THE] Most International Universities in the World 2024


[QS] World University Rankings 2024


[THE] World University Rankings 2024


[QS] Asia University Rankings 2024


[THE] Asia University Rankings 2024


By working closely across campus, our faculty and staff strengthen the development of our academic programmes and nurture an environment in which learning flourishes. 


Percentage of International Faculty


Number of Countries/Regions that Our International Faculty are From




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.


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 2024

Student Life

Our students are exposed to a dynamic campus life where they explore their individual potential and collaborate with others in exciting new ventures. The global linkages that we have established offer our students the chance to study at prestigious institutions on excellent programmes with highly experienced faculty.


Countries for Internship


Total Amount of Scholarships Awarded


Scholarships Recipients


Hours of Service Learning Completed


Grand Slam in USFHK Intercollegiate Sports – Overall Men’s Champion and Overall Women’s Champion in the Same Year


Nationalities of Students in Student Residence


Nationalities are Represented in the CityUHK Student Body


Exchange Partners in over 40 Countries/Regions Around the World 


CityUHK enjoys substantial support from a large and growing number of alumni who are ready, willing and able to put their collective energy into a range of supportive and fundraising initiatives. Our Alumni Ambassadors provide an energetic and enthusiastic service to CityUHK.


Enthusiastic Alumni Ambassadors


Alumni Associations Worldwide


Countries and Regions in which Alumni are Residing


We warmly thank all our supporters, alumni, donors and partners for appreciating our achievements and sharing our ambition to make the world a better place. Your generous contributions would enable CityUHK to pursue academic and research excellence, and provide students with resources to enhance their learning environment and enrich their university life.


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