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The University of Hong Kong

Main Building, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam Hong Kong View map
Hong Kong
Very High


The University of Hong Kong (HKU) prepares students to become globally minded thinkers and leaders by providing them the best international education.

Currently, HKU ranks:

  • 26th in the world overall
  • 3rd globally forour international outlook
  • 1st in Hong Kong

Some of our programmes are amongst the best in the world:

  • 1st in Dentistry for the 2nd consecutive years
  • 7th in Education
  • 9th in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • 10th in Architecture
  • 10th in Linguistics
  • 10th in Social Policy and Administration

     HKU’s flexible cross-discipline learning approach allows you to customize programmes to suit your own interests. You may select your own unique combination of majors, minors and electives offered by our 10 faculties, and also to choose from a variety of innovative Common Core Courses offered by many faculties that are open to all students, which allows you to pursue interests and knowledge outside your discipline.       

     Dual Degree Programme in two countries

    In a world without borders, why limit yourself?  At HKU, you can also choose our dual degree programmes, in which you get to study at, and graduate from, two world’s leading universities. Be it France’s Sciences Po, Geneva’s Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies or the United Kingdom’s University College London, you too can get the best of both worlds! Find out more


    We offer merit-based entrance scholarships for top-ranking students who are admitted to our undergraduate programmes. The entrance scholarships may go up to a value equivalent to a FULL tuition fee waiver plus accommodation and general living allowance per year, and are renewable to cover your entire undergraduate study at HKU. Check here for more information.

University Highlights

Total students - 20,187


International students - 8,297


Total faculty staff - 3,019


Total students - 20,187


International students - 8,297

Total faculty staff - 3,019

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