The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the oldest university in Hong Kong. As an English-medium university with a history that stretches back more than 100 years, it has grown with and helped shape the city from which it takes its name.
HKU is recognized internationally as a comprehensive university of world-class standing, and with its distinguished excellence
in research and outstanding performance in teaching, it attracts first-class teaching and research staff and brilliant students from around the world.
The University’s research students enjoy opportunities to work with leading international researchers and a peer group of resourceful and committed students from different nations in advanced facilities, producing cutting-edge and internationally recognized research work, and developing skills essential for future careers and lifelong learning.
Highlights of the Universityˇ¦s research activities can be browsed at the
research at HKU pages.
The Graduate School is responsible for the management and administration of research postgraduate programmes.