Vision and Mission

Our Vision

City University of Hong Kong aspires to become a leading global university, excelling in research and professional education.

Our Mission

To nurture and develop students' talents and to create applicable knowledge for social and economic advancement.

Guiding Principles

  1. Student success in academic achievement and career development
  2. Excellence in learning and research, technology innovation and knowledge transfer
  3. Benefit to the social and economic well-being of Hong Kong
  4. Accountability in the use of public resources
  5. Global outreach and international competitiveness


Strategic Plan 2015-2020

CityU is now firmly established as a leading global and regional university. Globally, we routinely appear among highly ranked academic institutions. Regionally, we are an engine for social and economic mobility that contributes substantially to Hong Kong's development through knowledge transfer.

Our goals for the next five years are presented here in our Plan.

Strategic Plan

Making a Difference through Excellence in Research and Professional Education

Annual Report 2018/19

To be at the cutting-edge of tertiary education requires a sharp focus. Over the past academic year, we have positioned ourselves at the vanguard of teaching and research into One Health, Digital Society and Smart City. These three central themes have facilitated outstanding research results and earned our world-class scholars international accolades. Our drive to be cutting-edge is shaping the future of higher education in Hong Kong, the region and further afield.

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