University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong (www.hku.hk), founded in 1911, is an international public research university known as the “Ivy League” in Asia. It comprises 10 faculties and 10 independent institutions. Through an English-based medium, the University covers medicine, business, humanities, politics, law and other disciplines. The University of Hong Kong’s ability in scientific research and innovation is highly renowned, having demonstrated strong capability in scientific research in many disciplines. It was also the first scientific research unit in the world to define the SARS pathogens.
The University enjoys a high reputation both locally and internationally, ranking 22nd in the world and 3rd in Asia in QS World University Rankings.
The internationalization of HKU is reflected in its diversity of students. The number of non-local, exchange and visiting students in the University is more than half of all students, encompassing 44 countries and regions. The University of Hong Kong has cooperated with Zhejiang University and Tsinghua University to carry out in-depth cooperation such as talent exchange and training, or the sharing of scientific research resources.
Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (www.cuhk.edu.hk), founded in 1963, is a top public comprehensive university in Asia. The university ranks 43rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings and ranks 56th in the Times Higher Education World Rankings.
The college system is one of the unique characteristics of CUHK. At present, there are Chung Chi College, New Asia College, United College, Shaw College, Morningside College, S.H. Ho College, CW Chu College, Wu Yee Sun College and Lee Woo Sing College.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong is also a world-class academic center, being the only institution in Hong Kong where Nobel Prize, Fields Prize and Turing Prize winners teach; It is the first AACSB certified member in Asia and has a Hong Kong Internet Exchange Center.
In response to the tide of globalization, the Chinese University of Hong Kong has successively established more than 420 projects and institutions for research cooperation, scholar discussion, and teacher-student exchange with more than 260 overseas universities. Thanks to running schools in both China and the United Kingdom, the University has become part of the international academic research alliance, establishing a deep cooperative relationship in education, scientific research, and personnel training with the Shenzhen Municipal Government.
City University of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong (www.cityu.edu.hk), founded in 1984, is an international research-oriented comprehensive university. The University ranks 1st in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and is known as “the most internationalized university in the world”, it also ranks 48th in the QS World University Rankings. The City University of Hong Kong has a total of nine colleges.
City University of Hong Kong has launched a curriculum that emphasizes exploration and innovation to encourage students to participate in original scientific research as well as to activate their innovative ability; Through “Gateway Education Courses”, students can not only master the ability of their majors, but also increase their knowledge, develop critical thinking and shape multi-level and all-round comprehensive talents.
In the process of promoting internationalization, the College of Science and Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong has launched a Joint Bachelor’s Degree Program with Columbia University; In the field of law, the University signed cooperation agreements with Oxford University, Monash University and Columbia University to set up a “Global Legal Education and Awareness Programme”, inviting outstanding scholars to give lectures, providing videos and other exchanges to enhance the training of international talents.