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Why HKU Science?

High university rankings - THE World University Rankings:  #4 in Asia (2020), #39 in the world (2021), #41 in impact ranking (2020); QS World University Rankings: #4 in Asia (2021), #9 World graduate employability (2020), #22 in the world (2021). Awards & Achievements - 3 Members of Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, 5 Members of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5 Fellows of foreign academicians, 5 State Natural Science Awards, Plus many prestigious international awards and honours. Remarks: Accumulative number of awards
 

• Internationalisation and Diversity

 Ranking #2 
THE most international university in the world (2020) World University Rankings
 

Staff 40% 
of academic staff members are from overseas

  Student> 500 
 research students from over 13 countries

 

 

High university rankings - THE World University Rankings:  #4 in Asia (2020), #39 in the world (2021), #41 in impact ranking (2020); QS World University Rankings: #4 in Asia (2021), #9 World graduate employability (2020), #22 in the world (2021). Awards & Achievements - 3 Members of Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, 5 Members of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5 Fellows of foreign academicians, 5 State Natural Science Awards, Plus many prestigious international awards and honours. Remarks: Accumulative number of awards

 

• University Rankings

• Awards & Achievements

University Rankings - THE World University Rankings:  #4 in Asia (2020), #39 in the world (2021), #41 in impact ranking (2020); QS World University Rankings: #4 in Asia (2021), #9 World graduate employability (2020), #22 in the world (2021). Awards & Achievements - 3 Members of Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, 5 Members of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5 Fellows of foreign academicians, 5 State Natural Science Awards, Plus many prestigious international awards and honours. Remarks: Accumulative number of awards

 

• Top-notch Scholars

 16.5% of professoriate staff are the world’s Top 1% scholars
(Clarivate Analytics’ Essential Science Indicators 2020)

 

• Research Eminence

 


 
        6Areas of Excellence (AoE) projects

3HKU-CS Joint Laboratories

1State Key Laboratory in Synthetic Chemistry

 

•  Excellence in basic research, aiming high in applied and strategic research

 

•  Most supportive of interdisciplinary research

 

Well-established Faculty

 

> 80
years of science
education history
~ 150
professoriate staff
> 2,700
undergraduate
students
~ 600
research postgraduate
students
> 500
taught postgraduate
students
> 25,000
alumni


 

• Extensive Collaborations with World-class Universities
 

• Cutting-edge Research Facilities
 

• Robust Funding