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

At PolyU, we nurture bright young minds to become leaders of tomorrow. Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation through multi-disciplinary collaborations.

With more than eight decades of proud tradition, PolyU ranks among the world’s top 100 institutions. Twenty-one disciplines are ranked among the world’s top 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.

PolyU is a home for educating thinkers, communicators and discoverers to make changes for a better world. Going forward, PolyU will continue its pursuit of excellence and impact through its education and research endeavours, strengthening its position as a world leading university, while making significant contributions to Hong Kong, the nation and the world.

QS World University Rankings 2025_HB_27 May

QS World University Rankings by Subject

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, PolyU has achieved commendable results, with 5 subjects in global top 20 and 21 subjects ranked among the world’s top 100.

The results testify to PolyU’s academic excellence as a world leader in a number of subjects. The University will further develop its reputation as a university that excels in education, research and innovation, making even greater contributions for the well-being of society.

QS University Rankings by Subject in Hong Kong

PolyU has attained remarkable results in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, with four subjects ranked first in Hong Kong.

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2024 (Ranking in Hong Kong)

  • Engineering


  • Arts and Humanities



Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2024 (Global)


Times Higher Education World’s Most International Universities 2024 (Global)


Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2024 (Global)


Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities Rankings 2024-2025

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023

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