The University of Hong Kong


Continente:
Asia
Country:
Hong Kong Hong Kong
Address:
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Web Site:
www.hku.hk
The University of Hong Kong


About The University of Hong Kong:

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a public research university located in Pokfulam, Hong Kong. Founded in 1911, its origins can be traced back to the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese which was founded in 1887, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It is often cited as one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. Today, the University of Hong Kong is organised into 10 academic faculties with English as the language of instruction. It exhibits strength in scholarly research and education of science, biomedicine, dentistry, education, humanities, law, linguistics, political sciences, and social sciences.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 182 172 183 179 151 149 162 140 139 134 134 134 132 131 96

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 235 136 210 218 227 196 181 196 180 172 155 132 129 132
Engineering 84 71 98 98 99 85 61 85 70 81 87 87 86 87
Life Sciences 235 243 210 171 171 199 184 152 138 154 156 174 168 97
Medicine 158 135 141 143 138 138 124 130 141 149 148 148 138 106
Natural Sciences 199 198 200 196 206 229 199 205 200 184 189 172 159 168
Social Sciences 174 163 139 115 104 104 110 110 95 97 83 80 72 54

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 151 227 225 193 179 156 201 148 150 196 210
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 179 199 154
Chemistry 142 188 210 171 173 181 185 199 186 161 187
Chemical Engineering 179 173 159 192 176 146 137 131 138 127 104
Civil Engineering 58 28 24 44 42 38 31 33 26 26 18
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 153 138 104
Computer Science 46 67 55 52 76 58 62 77 71 77 100
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 80 75 75
Electrical Engineering 50 64 44 37 29 25 31 41 52 61 67
Environment / Ecology 219 171 165 159 163 162 136 118 93 90 85
Geosciences 98 103 78 60 74 68 77 91 80 77 88
Immunology - - - - - - - - 136 140 61
Materials Science 182 197 166 152 155 148 161 141 134 117 116
Mathematics 114 150 134 141 156 153 129 169 176 136 169
Mechanical Engineering 129 133 118 124 142 161 132 166 148 126 70
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 84 88 38
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 164 185 143
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 244 238 235
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 197 165 160 155 149 139 147 163 170 128
Physics - - - - - - 247 239 215 194 204
Plant & Animal Science 170 224 243 221 249 232 247 264 301-350 301-350 266
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 126 114 106
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 93 75 54
Space Science - - - - - - - - 263 232 254
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 143
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 65
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 45