Partnership and Collaboration
PolyU welcomes academic and research collaboration with partners worldwide. Please contact us if you are interested in setting up a new global institutional partnership or initiative. The University has developed a clear guideline, checklist and processes to help PolyU colleagues establish formal international relationships for the benefit of students, faculty and staff. Please review the criteria when initiating new partnerships and follow the procedures for entering a new partnership and evaluating and renewing existing MoUs/agreements.
Consortiums and Networks
PolyU as a whole
75th in the QS World University Rankings 2021; 6th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking 2021 (a ranking of the world's top young universities); 6 subjects ranked Top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2020; 25th in QS Asia University Rankings 2020; 19th in the Top Young University Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE).
Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles
1st in research performance and citation impacts in the field of textiles and clothing in a survey conducted by Thomson Reuters; 46th in statistics & operational research in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.
Faculty of Business
34th in the THE (Times Higher Education) World Rankings in the subject of business and economics in 2020; 6th in commerce, management, tourism and service in University Rankings by Academic Performance 2014-15; 39th in business and management studies in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.; 64th in the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 World Rankings of Business Schools for its research contributions from 2011-15.
Faculty of Construction and Environment
19th in civil and structural engineering and 22nd in architecture/built Environment in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020; 2nd in built environment and design in the University Ranking by Academic Performance 2013-15; 3rd in civil engineering in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016 by Shanghai Jiao Tong University; 12th in civil and structural engineering and 16th in architecture in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.
Faculty of Engineering
44th in engineering and technology in the QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2015; 49th in computer science and information systems, top 100 in electrical and electronic engineering as well as in mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing
engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
31st in nursing in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020; 49th in social science and management in the QS World University Ranking by Faculty 2015; 42nd in nursing in the QS World University Ranking by Subject in 2016; The Faculty’s research performance and academic papers are highly recognised in the field of health technology and informatics, rehabilitation sciences, optometry and social sciences by academia and industrial sectors.
Faculty of Humanities
45th in the linguistics in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020; 17th in Asia and among the top 100 universities in the world in humanities in the QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2015; 41th in linguistics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject in 2016; 60% of history research and 45% linguistics and language studies met the world-leading or internationally excellent standard in the Research Assessment Exercise 2014.
School of Design
One of Top 10 Best Industrial Design Schools in the World Design Schools Hub 2015; the only Asian school listed as World’s Best 25 Design School in Business Insider 2013; and one of the Best Design Schools in the World in BusinessWeek since 2006.; 1st in Asia and 21st globally in art and design in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016; one of the World’s 30 Best Design Thinking Programmes by BusinessWeek in 2009 with Master of Design (Design Strategies).
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
1st in hospitality and tourism management in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects from 2017-2020; 7th in hospitality and leisure management in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020; 6th in commerce, management, tourism and service in the 2014-15 University Rankings by Academic Performance; 2nd globally among hotel and tourism schools in research and scholarship in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research in 2009.