PolyU has further solidified its position as a world-class institution in higher education by achieving stellar results in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024. The University ranked in the global top 20 for five subjects and secured the No. 1 spot in Hong Kong for four subjects. Additionally, PolyU was among the world’s top 100 universities for 21 subjects.


Excellence across diverse disciplines

PolyU's remarkable performance spanned a variety of disciplines, with the below subjects in the global top 20:


  • Hospitality and Leisure Management (11th)

  • Civil & Structural Engineering (14th)

  • Architecture & Built Environment (14th)

  • Art & Design (19th)

  • Marketing (19th)

Moreover, PolyU ranked first in Hong Kong for Hospitality and Leisure Management, Civil & Structural Engineering, Art & Design, and Marketing. These rankings underscore the University's excellence on both the local and international stage, as well as its capacity to nurture talent in different fields to address evolving societal needs.


Leading in engineering and technology

Beyond the global top 20, an impressive 21 subjects were ranked among the global top 100. Many of them are related to engineering and technology, including Civil & Structural Engineering; Computer Science & Information Systems; Data Science & Artificial Intelligence; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Engineering & Technology (Broad Subject Area); and Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering. PolyU’s strengths in these fields position the University to be at the forefront of technological and scientific innovation.


Scaling new heights in higher education

QS named PolyU as the university that has made the most progress among all local institutions, with 20 disciplines rising in the rankings and the number of subjects in the top 50 doubling.


PolyU's President, Professor Jin-Guang Teng, expressed his pride in the University’s achievements, stating, "We are pleased to receive international recognition across multiple disciplines. PolyU is committed to becoming an innovative world-class university with a strong sense of social responsibility. Moving forward, the University will continue to pursue excellence in education, research, innovation and entrepreneurship, with the aim of playing an increasingly important role on the global stage of higher education.”


Indeed, with its unwavering dedication to excellence and its ability to consistently rank among the world's best universities, PolyU is well-positioned to shape the future of higher education and contribute to the betterment of society in the years to come.