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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Location

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, HK, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong SAR

Ranking

# 57QS World University Rankings

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30Undergraduate programs

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124Postgraduate programs

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About The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PolyU aspires to be an innovative world-class university that pursues excellence in education, research, and knowledge transfer for the benefit of Hong Kong, the Nation, and the world. 

The University nurtures socially responsible professionals and leaders with a strong sense of national identity and a global perspective and pursues world-leading research and innovation for societal benefits. A robust culture of knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship is a cornerstone of the University, ensuring PolyU’s technologies are transformed into practical real-world applications. The University’s unwavering commitment to excellence has earned it international recognition, with PolyU consistently ranking among the top 100 universities worldwide. Based on this solid foundation, the University will continue to make positive contributions to foster a brighter future, living up to its motto, “To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind”.

Situated in the heart of Hong Kong, PolyU’s campus features state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as a wide range of innovative undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate degree programmes across nine faculties and schools: Business, Construction and Environment, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Design, Fashion and Textiles, and Hotel and Tourism Management.


About The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PolyU aspires to be an innovative world-class university that pursues excellence in education, research, and knowledge transfer for the benefit of Hong Kong, the Nation, and the world. 

The University nurtures socially responsible professionals and leaders with a strong sense of national identity and a global perspective and pursues world-leading research and innovation for societal benefits. A robust culture of knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship is a cornerstone of the University, ensuring PolyU’s technologies are transformed into practical real-world applications. The University’s unwavering commitment to excellence has earned it international recognition, with PolyU consistently ranking among the top 100 universities worldwide. Based on this solid foundation, the University will continue to make positive contributions to foster a brighter future, living up to its motto, “To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind”.

Situated in the heart of Hong Kong, PolyU’s campus features state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as a wide range of innovative undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate degree programmes across nine faculties and schools: Business, Construction and Environment, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Design, Fashion and Textiles, and Hotel and Tourism Management.


Available programs

Holistic Education to Nurture Talented Changemakers

The holistic education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises Work-Integrated EducationService-Learning, Overseas Exchange OpportunitiesResearch Education and Entrepreneurship Education

We were the first university in Hong Kong to incorporate Service-Learning and Work-Integrated Education as mandatory components within the undergraduate curriculum, preparing students to become future-ready professionals with leadership skills, cross-cultural capabilities, a global perspective, and a heart to serve. We have also embedded the components of “Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics” and “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” into our undergraduate education, providing students with the skills and data literacy required to excel in today’s technological landscape. 

We nurture the next generation of researchers and innovators through various programmes including the Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scheme (URIS) and College of Undergraduate Researchers and Innovators (CURI). We have also introduced the Special Talents Admission and Recognition Scheme (STARS) to support students with exceptional talents in sports, arts and culture, leadership and community services, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). PolyU furthermore has established student exchange partnership networks with 280+ universities / institutions overseas.

Life@PolyU is more than academic success. PolyU offers a supportive community to help students navigate campus life. Students can fuel their passion with our student development programmes and various activities in sports, art and culture, wellness activities, etc and experience the rich tapestry of campus life by joining our clubs and societies. Our halls of residence offer a vibrant ecosystem with many opportunities for students to develop a life-long global network. By immersing themselves in numerous exciting and joyful hall activities, students can build lasting friendships with their peers from diverse cultures and nationalities.

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Contact Us:  

Academic Registry (for Taught Postgraduate Programmes)

General enquiry: (852) 2333 0600

Fax: (852) 2334 6671

Email:  [email protected] 

Website:  www.polyu.edu.hk/study/pg/taught-postgraduate

Global Engagement Office (for Undergraduate Programmes)

Tel: (852) 2766 5116

Fax: (852) 2333 9974

Email: General  [email protected]

Exchange / Study Abroad  [email protected]

Full Time Study:  [email protected]

Website:  www.polyu.edu.hk/geo/

Graduate School (for Research Postgraduate Programmes) 

General enquiry: (852) 3400 3635

Fax: (852) 3400 2980

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  www.polyu.edu.hk/gs 


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Rankings & ratings

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is one of the top universities in Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong SAR. It is ranked #57 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #159
  • 2014
    #161
  • 2015
    #=162
  • 2016
    #116
  • 2017
    #111
  • 2018
    #=95
  • 2019
    #106
  • 2020
    #91
  • 2021
    #75
  • 2022
    #66
  • 2023
    #=65
  • 2024
    #=65
  • 2025
    #57

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