Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Rankings

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Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 13th in China and 271st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 10 in 15 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Hong Kong Polytechnic University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 76,874 publications and 2,037,601 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 43 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#271 of 14,160In the World
#30 of 5,829In Asia
#13 of 960In China
#3 of 11In Hong Kong
#1 of 1,006For Construction Management
#1 of 1,076For Architectural Engineering
#1 of 1,010For Civil Engineering
#461 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#445 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top10For 12 other topics

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Engineering

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 14th for Engineering in China and 66th in the World with 30,886 publications made and 767,393 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Structural Engineering, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering.

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#14 of 515In China
#24 of 2,141In Asia
#66 of 4,716In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901712
1991144
1992164
19933317
19943521
199510779
1996175147
1997331347
1998319411
1999431584
2000572995
20017591292
20028481575
20038461791
20049572112
200510172026
200611932528
200712662951
200811202940
200914103643
201012893738
201113934094
201213004471
201313324590
201413765093
201516146685
201615747279
201718119782
2018202813022
2019208712827
2020235512710

Chemistry

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 27th for Chemistry in China and 138th in the World with 17,482 publications made and 519,804 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Organic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#27 of 471In China
#48 of 2,045In Asia
#138 of 4,409In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990115
199192
199240
19931614
1994163
19955336
19967392
1997172181
1998159201
1999223519
2000306469
2001400748
20024761062
20034421226
20045251614
20055241346
20066081928
20077272055
20085961637
20097152470
20107042556
20117762840
20127173208
20137933356
20147663252
20159094330
20168344439
201710146981
201812589417
2019135510063
202014709896

Physics

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 23rd for Physics in China and 144th in the World with 16,802 publications made and 411,440 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Acoustical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#23 of 464In China
#46 of 1,914In Asia
#144 of 4,160In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990115
1991102
199253
19931710
1994153
19955128
19967759
1997177214
1998150171
1999199250
2000283400
2001386571
2002415689
2003405826
20044861123
20055111028
20065611289
20076971418
20085931276
20097041996
20106821936
20117622289
20126782800
20137382754
20147542835
20158923994
20168464237
20179895896
201812258216
201912918371
202014018147

Computer Science

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 14th for Computer Science in China and 143rd in the World with 11,575 publications made and 312,770 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Management Information Systems, Machine Learning, Blockchain and Cryptography.

RankRanking
#14 of 531In China
#27 of 1,973In Asia
#143 of 4,494In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
199100
199220
199364
199473
19954034
19964573
19977491
1998108137
1999109126
2000177193
2001240433
2002254448
2003266511
2004317620
2005386734
2006462880
20074221036
20084011590
20095411616
20105761867
20115012476
20125222768
20134341298
20144842473
20156272571
20167073178
20177685206
20187114792
20199155567
202010045096

Business

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 1st for Business in China and 32nd in the World with 11,097 publications made and 477,575 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Operations Research, Advertising, Management Information Systems.

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

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990115
199100
199231
199383
1994915
19953757
19964143
199777113
1998107238
1999138490
2000174737
20012381017
20022791273
20033141329
20042931152
20053581323
20063841524
20074401677
20084942932
20095172222
20105963140
20115753814
20125914130
20135783000
20145892563
20156082933
20166642958
20176563332
20185773093
20196102971
20207654893

Medicine

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 27th for Medicine in China and 395th in the World with 10,085 publications made and 213,558 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Health Science, Clinical Psychology, Occupational Therapy.

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#27 of 451In China
#86 of 2,003In Asia
#395 of 4,839In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199021
199124
199244
19931325
19941212
19952418
19963549
19974955
19988787
199980157
2000136177
2001157353
2002250455
2003226464
2004301573
2005308896
2006317731
2007341906
2008314831
2009381973
20104581118
20115061230
20124511335
20134771648
20145421376
20155611263
20165701497
20176252218
20186102507
20196881980
2020102510579

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 4th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 258th in the World with 6,846 publications made and 160,053 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Political Science, Linguistics.

RankRanking
#4 of 525In China
#11 of 1,916In Asia
#258 of 5,152In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199100
199211
199323
1994610
19951970
19961946
199741134
199861100
199960183
200067238
2001105224
2002101205
2003130295
2004119273
2005155381
2006133491
2007175420
2008200792
2009248697
2010294727
20113311051
20123361090
20133371274
20144081051
20154271353
20165051487
20175121656
20185102235
20195341709
20206797247

Environmental Science

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 11th for Environmental Science in China and 174th in the World with 6,087 publications made and 210,841 citations received. Main research topics: Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Geology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Environmental Chemistry.

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#11 of 453In China
#19 of 1,693In Asia
#174 of 4,129In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199051
199130
199274
199364
1994814
19951817
19963531
19975356
19985185
199971156
200095166
2001144703
2002171586
2003185571
2004214635
2005197686
20062491194
2007209763
2008209657
2009233902
2010234865
20112641102
2012240984
20133021260
20142931005
20152911328
20163211655
20173832706
20183843044
20194013151
20205054171

Psychology

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 3rd for Psychology in China and 259th in the World with 4,679 publications made and 149,231 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Child Psychology, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#3 of 423In China
#11 of 1,377In Asia
#259 of 3,753In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199211
199300
199410
19951229
19961849
199731151
199850152
199924210
200048256
200162426
200289276
200384328
200492302
2005119411
2006123466
2007133480
2008108438
2009158797
20102331254
2011257963
20122561025
20132481045
2014270793
2015281907
2016323901
20173491069
20183021124
20193321000
20204473510

Mathematics

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 5th for Mathematics in China and 101st in the World with 4,541 publications made and 142,094 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics.

RankRanking
#5 of 477In China
#11 of 1,482In Asia
#101 of 3,475In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199023
199100
199200
199333
199446
19951111
19962172
199728113
19984479
199965114
200095434
200192391
2002101364
2003118258
2004121210
2005156370
2006170550
2007167414
2008196856
2009212580
2010204878
2011181668
2012192500
2013187674
2014218858
2015245888
2016242846
2017299990
20182801015
20193231570
20203851354

Economics

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 5th for Economics in China and 123rd in the World with 3,500 publications made and 107,688 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Environmental Economics.

RankRanking
#5 of 427In China
#8 of 1,185In Asia
#123 of 3,117In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990215
199100
199200
199310
199445
199592
19961412
19972518
19983887
199946104
200059230
200163192
2002104383
200382432
200482151
2005109299
2006110406
2007109296
2008139414
2009169407
2010178913
2011197982
2012177733
2013159477
2014185541
2015193691
2016206574
2017210839
2018215827
2019201899
20202751541

Art & Design

Hong Kong Polytechnic University ranked 6th for Art & Design in China and 177th in the World with 1,748 publications made and 24,168 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, UX/UI Desgin, Game Design and Development.

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

RankRanking
#6 of 414In China
#13 of 977In Asia
#177 of 2,801In the World

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199331
199400
199530
199633
1997116
19981510
1999933
20002820
20014425
20024431
20034834
200463121
20055875
20066548
20075462
20086381
200988123
201010279
201192284
201298252
201392156
201484141
201596147
2016122206
2017118254
201897444
201997238
2020109450

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Hong Kong Polytechnic University

SpecialityChinaAsiaWorld Rank
Biology62158597
Microbiology46159604
Molecular Biology100296851
Genetics102272906
Botany104323976