GBIA: About the University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong (HKU), as a leading international institution of higher learning in Asia, strives to attract and nurture outstanding scholars from around the world through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange, contributing to the advancement of society and the development of leaders through a global presence, regional significance and engagement with the rest of China.

HKU is an international institution and English is the medium of teaching and learning.  With its well-established reputation and the advantageous geographical location, HKU has more than 300 exchange partners in 42 countries. We continue to gain traction as evidenced by its highly internationalised student populations.

HKU is ranked 26th worldwide in the “2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking”, while the “2018 The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking” puts HKU as 40th worldwide. It is no doubt that HKU has emerged as one of the top universities both globally and regionally. More information on HKU today can be found here.