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Universities in Hong Kong

If you want to find out more about universities in Hong Kong, we have compiled a list of some of the top universities and higher education providers in Hong Kong to browse in the list below. Click on universities you are interested in below to read more and to see what courses are available for international students.

Located on the southern coast of China, Hong Kong is both a city and a special administrative region of China with a fascinating cultural history. International students can expect to find a world class education in East Asia by choosing to study at a university in Hong Kong.

The types of University

Universities funded by the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong

There are 8 universities that are financed by Hong Kong, including the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Self funded universities

There are several universities that do not receive funding from Hong Kong, including the Education University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Metropolitan University.

Language of tuition

The official languages of Hong Kong are Chinese and English, whilst Cantonese, which is a variety of the Chinese language, is the most widely spoken language.

Courses at institutions in Hong Kong are typically taught in Cantonese, but many universities also offer courses taught in English, such as the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design, which offers several bachelors, masters and PhD courses taught in English.

The top universities in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is home to some of the world’s best and highest ranked universities, including:

  • University of Hong Kong
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • City University of Hong Kong

We have compiled a list of some of the top universities and higher education providers in Hong Kong to browse below for further information. Click on universities you are interested in below to read more and to see what courses are available for international students.

Highlighted courses in Hong Kong

Innovative Business Design MDes

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design) Hong Kong

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Implant Dentistry MDS

The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

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Anthropology UG:Bachelor

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

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Bioengineering BEng

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) Hong Kong

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