The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is committed to fulfilling its Vision: “Be a leading university that advances and transfers knowledge, and provides the best holistic education for the benefit of Hong Kong, the nation and the world.” Thanks to the concerted and continued efforts of its staff members, the University has achieved research and academic excellence in a global context, as recognised in the newly released world university subject rankings.


The latest Korea University Business School (KUBS) Worldwide Business Research Rankings rated PolyU as the top university in the area of Operations Management and Management Science both in the year 2018 and in the period from 2010 to 2018. The ranking is based on a selection of distinguished business journals in that discipline.


In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2020, PolyU has achieved commendable results, with six disciplines ranked among the world’s top 50, including Hospitality and Leisure Management (7th), Art and Design (15th), Civil and Structural Engineering (19th), Architecture/Built Environment (22nd), Nursing (31st) and Linguistics (45th). The rankings are based on institutions’ performance in academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.


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