Chinese University of Hong Kong: Rankings

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 6th in China and 156th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 63 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Chinese University of Hong Kong is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 93,402 publications and 3,262,573 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 88 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#156 of 14,160In the World
#15 of 5,829In Asia
#6 of 960In China
#2 of 11In Hong Kong
#22 of 1,000For Ophthalmology
#32 of 1,030For Optometry
#40 of 1,119For Gastroenterology and Hepatology
#175 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#218 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 60 other topics

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Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 3rd for Medicine in China and 101st in the World with 31,468 publications made and 1,214,269 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Health Science, Pathology, Immunology.

RankRanking
#3 of 451In China
#8 of 2,003In Asia
#101 of 4,839In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990183152
1991167168
1992185208
1993186242
1994236287
1995276382
1996392609
1997443751
1998451940
19994631262
20005071618
20015411558
20026452238
20037183073
20048693479
20059573739
20069853687
20079774785
200810355269
200911426348
201012756101
201112535447
201213665835
201315367521
201415927696
201516408679
2016177611324
2017182813648
201817459777
201918219405
2020240427049

Biology

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 16th for Biology in China and 222nd in the World with 15,699 publications made and 709,251 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology.

RankRanking
#16 of 481In China
#33 of 2,011In Asia
#222 of 4,578In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19906345
19915757
19926463
19937572
199499112
199587112
1996147293
1997152344
1998189453
1999217583
2000260945
20012591016
20023071087
20032931770
20043871485
20054081797
20064821779
20074392716
20085292506
20095452875
20106813452
20116443694
20127845235
20138085889
20149015492
20159686691
20169708165
201710018270
20188806347
20199285375
2020108010295

Computer Science

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 5th for Computer Science in China and 74th in the World with 14,189 publications made and 546,663 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computer Networking, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#5 of 531In China
#8 of 1,973In Asia
#74 of 4,494In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990225
19913530
19923213
19934727
199471100
199576122
199679166
1997122143
1998148242
1999164304
2000183852
2001184299
2002218422
20032861119
2004383921
20054411497
20064771219
20075031436
20084771859
20095192539
20105512301
20115862917
20125873021
20136554721
20147265007
20156966296
20167278819
20178669267
20189637611
201912188752
202014809054

Engineering

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 45th for Engineering in China and 193rd in the World with 13,968 publications made and 377,574 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking, Automation and Control engineering, Electronic Engineering.

RankRanking
#45 of 515In China
#73 of 2,141In Asia
#193 of 4,716In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902718
19915227
19924820
19937260
19948466
1995120146
1996116107
1997174118
1998206208
1999181222
2000217755
2001241418
2002277616
20033171087
2004352796
20054631260
20064971287
20074501101
20084911107
20095611458
20105181435
20115721638
20125902176
20136602739
20146643165
20157063769
20167183365
20179365496
20189145667
20199335531
202010095465

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 156th in the World with 10,688 publications made and 362,074 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Education Majors, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#2 of 525In China
#5 of 1,916In Asia
#156 of 5,152In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904439
19913062
19923856
19934750
199458119
19957593
199693188
1997105237
1998130299
1999117347
2000143737
2001136443
2002156411
2003210644
2004212837
2005268993
20062721346
20073191720
20083471880
20094092290
20103881467
20114651528
20124752010
20135041733
20145912337
20155792611
20166743216
20176994400
20186952514
20197793402
20209976932

Chemistry

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 51st for Chemistry in China and 330th in the World with 9,147 publications made and 301,547 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#51 of 471In China
#98 of 2,045In Asia
#330 of 4,409In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990259
19915029
19923623
19936153
19946959
19958667
199693134
1997157306
1998148282
1999155250
2000202501
2001186445
2002217486
2003237749
2004234649
2005281676
2006281825
2007254696
2008258871
20092861275
2010309986
20113141438
20123521617
20133872228
20144022501
20154672899
20164952917
20175904423
20185704524
20195814497
20206094211

Physics

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 50th for Physics in China and 314th in the World with 8,875 publications made and 289,073 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Quantum and Particle physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#50 of 464In China
#92 of 1,914In Asia
#314 of 4,160In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902349
19913520
19922835
19934541
19945742
19956946
19968157
199712187
1998127134
1999128114
2000159244
2001163188
2002165279
2003182446
2004189423
2005260430
2006251526
2007242509
2008262783
2009254849
2010270831
20112861161
20123161687
20133531887
20144012797
20154654490
20165205044
20176588840
20186966448
20197186159
20207166963

Psychology

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 2nd for Psychology in China and 143rd in the World with 7,300 publications made and 355,882 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#2 of 423In China
#6 of 1,377In Asia
#143 of 3,753In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903336
19912156
19922952
199337171
19942756
199554177
199685292
199788550
1998103369
199997476
2000102331
200195352
2002137812
2003148680
20041931385
20052251131
20062481199
20072761868
20082582081
20093212089
20103081822
20113181471
20123142148
20133131619
20143831487
20154111699
20164501710
20174912153
20183771311
20194021312
20205371321

Business

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 4th for Business in China and 124th in the World with 5,530 publications made and 225,922 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Marketing, International Business, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#4 of 503In China
#6 of 1,617In Asia
#124 of 4,080In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902221
19911626
19922621
19933084
19944194
199551113
199660226
199755192
199880184
199981317
2000112548
2001128587
2002124418
2003158491
2004152640
2005154741
2006185854
20071991100
20082421795
2009223764
20102541220
20112581292
20122561317
20132731081
2014280699
2015263795
2016295613
2017323851
20182471011
2019291673
20204121068

Mathematics

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 4th for Mathematics in China and 91st in the World with 5,081 publications made and 152,716 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#4 of 477In China
#9 of 1,482In Asia
#91 of 3,475In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902121
19911013
19922629
19932828
19942925
19953759
199655134
19977193
199889260
199976324
2000104312
200190261
2002110301
2003124345
2004141762
2005155570
2006168484
2007192459
2008186758
2009183340
2010185574
2011193491
2012232789
20132431045
2014244803
2015246684
2016288908
2017291720
2018274933
2019323849
20203821183

Economics

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 2nd for Economics in China and 96th in the World with 4,159 publications made and 137,911 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Development Studies, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#2 of 427In China
#4 of 1,185In Asia
#96 of 3,117In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901210
1991943
19921927
19931515
19942267
19953494
199641183
19974195
199870229
199972258
200097415
200179183
200289256
200398270
2004116808
200596482
2006138459
2007155547
2008169615
2009138305
2010167413
20112001077
2012181673
2013202620
2014206471
2015220439
2016259553
2017248665
2018203550
2019238337
20203151400

Art & Design

The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked 5th for Art & Design in China and 155th in the World with 1,548 publications made and 25,477 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Computer Graphics, Creative Writing, Game Design and Development, Literature.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#5 of 414In China
#11 of 977In Asia
#155 of 2,801In the World

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199043
199141
199261
1993116
1994714
1995914
1996612
19972345
19982447
19992627
2000219
20012631
20024069
20035463
20043338
20055853
20065954
200769102
200858187
20097097
20105775
201178172
201257106
201389257
201490250
20157475
201692159
201782254
201876187
201994147
202096257

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Chinese University of Hong Kong