The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is internationally renowned for its outstanding academic standards, world-class, research, global connections, and valuable societal impacts. The diverse HKU campus is a fertile ground to foster future leaders with global acumen while committed to upholding the plurality of the Hong Kong society and its distinctiveness. Not only are we providing opportunities for our students and staff in Hong Kong, we are training them to apply their talents and to be successful anywhere.

Hong Kong: A Vibrant City

A key international business hub in the heart of Asia, and recognised as the prime gateway to the burgeoning Mainland. Hong Kong blends East and West, tradition and modernity, and it is a haven for global corporations expanding into Asia and rich with employment opportunities for graduated students. World-class infrastructure, safety and stability, cultural diversity, widely spoken English, and exceptional academic standards contribute to the endless advantages of studying in this welcoming, world city.


Ranked Among the Top in the World

QS World University Rankings 2016 named HKU the 27th best worldwide. The University was 44th in the world by the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Ranking. In the latest QS World University Subject Ranking, 6 HKU subject areas are ranked among top 10 globally.

Subject Area World Ranking
Dentistry 1
Education 6
Civil & Structure Engineering 9
Mineral & Mining Engineering 9
Social Policy and Administration 10
Linguistics 10

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Spend Your Summer at HKU

HKU offers a wide range of programmes from different faculties, providing quality learning and chances to study abroad for students. The programmes are open to all undergraduates and secondary students and are best suited for students who are looking to expand their academic and cultural horizons during summer in one of the most vibrant cities in Asia.