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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Shatin, New Territories View map
Hong Kong
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has been blessed with the vision of its founders for their emphasis on bilingual education and whole-person development. For more than five decades CUHK has embraced its founding philosophy, capitalized on its distinct advantages and navigated different challenges to develop into a research-oriented comprehensive university highly esteemed locally, in the region and in the world.

Academic Programmes

At CUHK, a wide range of academic programs are organized in its , including , , , , , , , and .

Given its geographical location, traditions, and ties, CUHK enjoys special advantages in the study of Chinese language, culture, economics, etc. Different specialties in engineering (electronic, information, automation, etc.) command world-leading positions. Its Business School, Law School, and Medical School are reputable training grounds for professionals in their respective fields as well as centers of seminal research. 

A total of  leading to master’s and PhDs are offered through the .  

Educational Experience

CUHK’s students are hailed locally from Hong Kong and non-locally from China and over 50 countries in the rest of the world. The international mix of the student body is further enhanced by the presence of  from CUHK’s  partner institutions around the world, making the campus a culturally diverse environment. 

Research Excellence

CUHK promotes interdisciplinary research excellence on a local, national and international scale. It has four research priorities, which are , ,  and 

CUHK is a world leader in , , and  that revolutionized data transmission and network applications.

The prowess, variety and impact of research at CUHK can be further demonstrated from its establishment of , past and ongoing , and the many research institutes and collaborations with eminent overseas research institutions. CUHK is a member of the  and the .

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Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

    Faculty of Arts

    Faculty of Business Administration

    Faculty of Education

    Faculty of Engineering

    Faculty of Law

    Faculty of Medicine

    Faculty of Science

    Faculty of Social Science


University Highlights

Total students - 17,705


International students - 5,551


Total faculty staff - 2,300


Total students - 17,705


International students - 5,551


Total faculty staff - 2,300

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