World Rankings

Worldwide: 57th
By subjects:
47th in Architecture/ Built Environment
35th in Civil & Structural Engineering
37th in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
29th in Mathematics
Top 100 in: 
  • Computer Science & Information Systems
  • Materials Science

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News & Achievements

29 September 2015
Managing toxins in the environment

Marine environmental research was the subject of a talk in the on-going President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia on 23 September. The talk, titled "Managing toxins in the environment", was delivered by Professor Paul Lam Kwan-sing, Chair Professor of Biology, Director of the State Key Laboratory in Marine Pollution and CityU's Chief-of-Staff (Vice-President).

29 July 2015
New and consolidated programmes to meet emerging demand

A new undergraduate programme in Biomedical Sciences and nine consolidated majors will be introduced at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) starting in 2016-17. The new programmes cater for demands form students and employers, as well as current and projected developments in knowledge and skills.


16 July 2015
Vector developed by CityU research holds promise for cancer therapy

A novel gene vector developed by Jin Weihong, a PhD student from the Department of Physics and Materials Science at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), enhances the efficiency of delivering gene therapy and chemotherapy drugs into cancer cells, bringing new hope for cancer patients.

29 June 2015
Engineering students win top honours with power conversion devices

Engineering students from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) won the championship and the 2nd runner-up title in the HKIE Joint Institutes Competition.

24 June 2015
CityU showcases research achievements at Discovery and Innovation Gala 2015

The research achievements of staff and students from the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) were showcased at the Discovery and Innovation Gala 2015 from 24 to 25 June.
22 June 2015
CityU plans advanced equipment purchase with RGC grant

Two state-of-the-art pieces of research equipment will be purchased by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in collaboration with other local universities thanks to a grant worth over HK$12 million from the Collaborative Research Fund launched by the Research Grants Council (RGC).