• #66 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 20,387Total Students
  • 2,822Faculty
  • 5,774Int'l Students

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)  is a world-class university with leading research in multiple disciplines, making bold advances to break new ground.

Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts in areas including biotechnology, sustainable development, new materials, artificial intelligence, and food technology, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world.

PolyU's education nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. The professional education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises of Work-Integrated Education, Service-Learning, Overseas Exchange Opportunities and Leadership Programmes. 

At PolyU, students realise their potential and acquire real-world practical skills that are critical in a rapidly evolving world. Our distinctive academic programmes provide students with numerous opportunities to develop as lifelong learners, global-minded leaders and socially responsible citizens.

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

About

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)  is a world-class university with leading research in multiple disciplines, making bold advances to break new ground.

Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts in areas including biotechnology, sustainable development, new materials, artificial intelligence, and food technology, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world.

PolyU's education nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. The professional education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises of Work-Integrated Education, Service-Learning, Overseas Exchange Opportunities and Leadership Programmes. 

At PolyU, students realise their potential and acquire real-world practical skills that are critical in a rapidly evolving world. Our distinctive academic programmes provide students with numerous opportunities to develop as lifelong learners, global-minded leaders and socially responsible citizens.

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

Available programs

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

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

Ranking criteria

69.1
Overall
67.1
Academic Reputation
42.9
Employer Reputation
79.2
Faculty Student Ratio
63.8
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
81.3
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
20,387

29%
71%

International students
5,774

64%
36%

Total faculty staff
2,822

1628
1194

Total students
20,387

29%
71%

International students
5,774

64%
36%

Total faculty staff
2,822

1194
1628
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Campus locations

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, HK,

No.11 Yuk Choi Rd , Kowloon , Hong Kong SAR China ,

English language requirements