In the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021, newly released by ShanghaiRanking, PolyU achieved high rankings in eight subjects, four of which ranked in the top five, confirming once again the University’s commitment to global excellence in education and research in various disciplines.


It is even more encouraging that PolyU ranked first in the category of “Hospitality & Tourism Management” for the fifth consecutive year since 2017 when the category was first introduced. The innovative educational approach of PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management, with Hotel ICON at its core, has helped nurture its reputation as the leading institution of its kind in the world.


The best ranked subjects of PolyU are:

Hospitality & Tourism Management1
Transportation Science & Technology4
Civil Engineering5
Mechanical Engineering25
Instruments Science & Technology29
Remote Sensing36
Computer Science & Engineering42

ShanghaiRanking is a fully independent organisation dedicated to research on higher education intelligence and consultation. It has been the official publisher of the Academic Ranking of World Universities and the World University Ranking by Academic Subjects since 2009. By introducing improved methodology, the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects was first published in 2017.


For more information on the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021, please click here.