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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a public research university located, as the name suggests, in Hong Kong. Founded in 1937 as a “Government Trade School”, it was the first institution to provide technical education in the municipality. It has an urban campus that is the alma mater of 26000 students from all over the globe. English is the main language of instruction, and internationalization is sought strongly. With a plethora of 160-degree programs, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a staple in the municipality’s education. Extra-curricular activities are encouraged, and several sports teams are recognized by the university, such as the basketball, tennis, or swimming ones. The institution is constantly ranked among the top 100 in the world by almost every international ranking, with excellent mentions in the scientific fields.

Country

  • China

City

  • Hong Kong ,

Founding year

1937

Acceptance rate

35%

Fall semester application deadline

April 15

Spring semester application deadline

October 15

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

From €8000/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [English]Art & Design [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Chemistry [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Engineering CiviI & Structural [English]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [English]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [English]English Language & Literature [English]Hospitality & Leisure Management [English]Linguistics [English]Nursing [English]Physics & Astronomy [English]

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General rankings position

QS World University Rankings
65°
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
91°
Academic Ranking of World Universities
151-200°
Center for World University Rankings
267°
CWTS Leiden Ranking
184°
Eduniversal palmes
4/5
Webometrics
201°

QS World Universities by Subject

Arts & Humanities
124°
Engineering and Technology
82°
Life Sciences & Medicine
374°
Natural Sciences
210°
Social Sciences & Management
79°
Accounting & Finance
59°
Architecture
15°
Art & Design
20°
Biological Sciences
351-400°
Business & Management Studies
52°
Chemistry
150°
Computer Science & Information Systems
120°
Economics & Econometrics
132°
Engineering Chemical
101-150°
Engineering CiviI & Structural
21°
Engineering Electrical & Electronic
92°
Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
98°
English Language & Literature
101-150°
Environmental Sciences
46°
Geography
51-100°
Hospitality & Leisure Management
Linguistics
51°
Mathematics
109°
Modern Languages
151-200°
Nursing
43°
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
301-350°
Physics & Astronomy
201-250°
Sociology
201-250°
Statistics & Operational Research
51-100°

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