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CityU is one of the most popular Hong Kong campuses, offering diverse opportunities for study and research. If you are keen to question, explore, be challenged and inspired, a warm welcome awaits at CityU. We are committed to providing undergraduates with a professional education that leads to career success. If you are up to the challenge, this page will get you started.


QS World University Rankings 2021
QS "Top 50 under 50" in 2021
#16    THE Asia University Rankings 2020
#7     THE Young University Rankings 2020

THE World University Rankings 2020
"Most International University"

Faculty and Students

The strengths of our 2,000-strong teaching and research staff, drawn from all over the world, lie in business, creative media, energy and the environment, law, the liberal arts and social sciences, science, engineering, data science and veterinary medicine. Seventeen of our top professors are Academicians or Fellows of renowned international societies.

About 20,000 CityU students study more than 130 academic programmes, from Associate and Bachelor's degrees through to postgraduate level.

Discovery and Innovation

We give our students the opportunity to make an original discovery and position discovery, innovation and creativity at the heart of our academic strategy. Gateway Education (GE) rounds out the specialised training that students receive in their majors by enabling them to achieve breadth of knowledge through exposure to multiple disciplines.

New Knowledge

We strongly believe that today’s job market requires our students to understand what it means to create, communicate, curate and cultivate new knowledge for the benefit of society. Our approach introduces students to the world of intellectual property, including patents and copyrights, and encourages them to compete with top students around the world in competitions for awards.

Colleges and Schools

Joint Bachelor's Degree Programmes with Overseas Universities

CityU offers a variety of joint Bachelor's degree programmes in partnership with the following world renowned universities:

  • Columbia University
  • Leuphana University
  • National Taiwan University
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • The University of Manchester

The joint degree programmes provide students with an international undergraduate educational experience. Students will spend two years at CityU and two years at the partner university. On completion of the curriculum requirements, students will earn two Bachelor's degrees: one from CityU, and the other from the partner university.

CityU students who wish to be considered for the joint degree programmes must be enrolled in a 4-year degree programme of one of the relevant majors. For details, please click here.

Global Outlook

Over 5,000 non-local students are studying in degree or short-term programmes, and over 910 agreements signed with partner institutions from all over the world facilitate student exchanges.

We are further diversifying the student body by increasing the proportion of international students on campus and expanding academic partnerships with premier universities for student and staff exchange, joint research and programme development.

Our aspiration is that at least 65% of our graduating students will spend time overseas during their studies at CityU for internships and cultural immersion.

Helping Society

CityU's research initiatives focus on problem-driven research with direct local and regional relevance. We encourage students to generate novel solutions for real-world problems and create applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement in and beyond Hong Kong.

Our students also have plenty of opportunities to do voluntary work during their studies. Initiatives such as the City-Youth Empowerment Project promote student engagement with the community, which benefits the personal and academic development of students and also contributes to the community, especially to underprivileged groups.