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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.


#1    THE Most International Universities in the World 2024
QS World University Rankings 2024
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#17   QS Asia University Rankings 2024
#16 THE Asia University Rankings 2023

Faculty and Students

The strengths of our 2,700-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 Bachelor's degrees to postgraduate level.

Colleges and Schools

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.

CityU Tiger Programme

To cater to the advanced learning needs of elite students and to enhance their competitiveness, CityU Tiger Programme offers Joint Bachelor’s Degree Programme with Ivy League and other world-class universities including Columbia University, University of Edinburgh and University of Manchester and a customised curriculum in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language and other high quality fundamental courses. Students can also pursue a master's degree at the University or at a world-renowned overseas university through our bachelor’s and master’s combination option.

A suite of new scholarships has been set up to reward students who have achieved academic excellence in science (including the biological sciences) and engineering. Tenable for four years, the President’s Scholarship is worth $300,000 per year and the two Hong Kong Tech Scholarships are each worth $200,000 per year.

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 from around the world in competitions for awards.

A large-scale flagship innovation and entrepreneurship programme, HK Tech 300 was launched to assist student teams to incubate innovative ideas into start-ups. CityU’s students wishing to leverage the University’s intellectual properties to set up start-ups in Hong Kong are welcome to join the Programme.

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, US
  • ESSEC Business School, France
  • Leuphana University, Germany
  • National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • The University of Edinburgh, UK
  • The University of Manchester, UK

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 9,000 non-local students are studying in degree or short-term programmes. We have over 400 partners in over 40 countries/regions around the world to 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 undergraduate students will gain global learning experience from student exchange, internships and cultural immersion, etc.
Knowledge Transfer

The Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) is the vital link between the University and the community in terms of the exchange of knowledge, which includes technology, know-how, skills and expertise, for both commercial and non-commercial applications. Through knowledge transfer, the Office aims to forge close ties with industry, business and the wider public for the betterment of Hong Kong and beyond. For details, please click here.

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.