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CityU at a glance

Located in the heart of Hong Kong, CityU has a well-earned reputation as an innovative hub for research and professional education and for addressing global issues and empowering positive change.

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[QS] World University Rankings 2023

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[QS] "Top 50 under 50" in 2021

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[QS] Graduate Employability Rankings 2022


Percentage of International Faculty

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Experiencing CityU

CityU is a place where fresh ideas and creativity meet; a centre of excellence for developing the talent needed in tomorrow’s world; and a home for world-class faculty pursuing problem-driven research.

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Colleges, Schools & Departments

Colleges, Schools and Departments


In pursuit of excellence in professional education CityU’s colleges and schools encompass the full range of creative endeavour, offering students the opportunity to explore, discover and realise their full potential in their chosen career.

College of Business

The College of Business has long-standing partnerships with the mainland and Hong Kong business community that reinforce Hong Kong’s competitive edge. The college is one of the premier business schools in the world, accredited by AACSB International and EQUIS.

College of Engineering

The scope of the College of Engineering encompasses transformational research and teaching areas as diverse as computer science; civil / electronic / biomedical / systems / mechanical engineering; materials science; and architecture and building technology.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is committed to conducting social science research that addresses critical social issues. Research projects cover a wide range of topics that expand our understanding of the human condition and development of human values.

Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin Language Centre (LC)
Department of Chinese and History
Department of English
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Department of Media and Communication
Department of Public and International Affairs (PIA)
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
College of Science

The innovative programmes and world-class research offered at the College of Science maintain a meaningful impact on local, regional and global societies. Aligning closely with the strategic goals and developments of the University, the College creates new knowledge and pursues cutting-edge ideas at the frontiers of science study today.

Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences

The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, serves as a leading local and regional centre of excellence in research and training. The College has launched the first 6-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme in Asia designed to meet strenuous international accreditation standards.

Department of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Neuroscience
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
School of Creative Media

Hong Kong is one of the most influential and productive creative media hubs in the world, and CityU’s School of Creative Media plays a central role in providing the talent that supports this well-earned reputation.

School of Data Science

The School of Data Science is a strategic development of CityU to meet the demands of a data-driven economy in the future. It aims to become a world-class hub for excellence in this exciting new academic discipline.

School of Energy and Environment

The School of Energy and Environment is one of the few in the region to lead teaching and research in two of the most pressing issues of our time — environmental quality and sustainable development in Greater China and the Asia-Pacific region.

School of Law

The School of Law aspires to be an internationally-renowned centre for research and the teaching of law. The school is distinguished by its strong commitment to scholarship in common law, comparative law and international law, with an emphasis on Chinese law.

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Student stories and U-Life@CityU

Our students are exposed to a dynamic campus life where they explore their individual potential and collaborate with others in exciting new ventures.

Monica Chan

Enhancing One Health with Big Data - Monica Chan

Trial-and-error and Perseverance - Xavier Yeung

Trial-and-error and Perseverance - Xavier Yeung