PolyU ranked sixth globally in the Times Higher Education (THE) World’s Most International Universities 2023, which marked the University’s first time to be ranked.


PolyU achieved strong results in various assessment areas of the rankings. The performance indicators are based on a university’s proportion of international students, international staff and journal publications involving international co-authors as well as its international reputation.


With a multicultural learning, teaching and research environment, PolyU has over 280 overseas partner institutions spanning 40 countries and regions. There are over 445 academic collaboration agreements with overseas institutions, including student exchange initiatives and research collaborations. Furthermore, to cultivate responsible global citizens, PolyU has incorporated Service-Learning into its undergraduate mandatory curriculum to enrich students’ learning experience. Students have contributed community service to countries like Cambodia, Rwanda and beyond.