CityU @ a Glance


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CityU offers professional education that prepares its students for the challenges and exciting opportunities opening up in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world.

In brief, we are:

    A leading global university
  • We have risen steadily in international rankings. Quacquarelli Symonds ranked us 4th in the world which is under 50 years old in 2021 and 54rd in the world in 2023
  • In response to the challenges of the world today, we spearhead discovery and innovation at the forefront of our research and education
  • Our strength spins a range of disciplines from Business, Creative Media, Data Science, Energy and Environment, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Veterinary Medicine to Science and Engineering

  • Global Focus, International Standards
  • With over 400 exchange partners in 40+ countries/regions, CityU aims to provide over 65% of our students with overseas and internship opportunities
  • Home to pre-eminent scholars, including 9 academics of prestigious national and international academies
  • An international team of faculty with 70% of our professors recruited from overseas countries
  • The medium of instruction is English
  • A culturally rich and harmonious campus with over 20,000 students from Hong Kong, mainland China and more than 80 countries and regions

  • Discovery-Enriched Curriculum (DEC)
  • Goal of giving all our students the opportunity to make an original discovery while at City University
  • Broaden intellectual horizons through interdisciplinary Gateway Education (GE) courses
  • Integrate research and discovery into curriculum to support innovation