University of Hong Kong: Rankings

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The University of Hong Kong ranked 5th in China and 122nd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 73 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Hong Kong is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 100,064 publications and 3,561,968 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 162 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#122 of 14,160In the World
#11 of 5,829In Asia
#5 of 960In China
#1 of 11In Hong Kong
#12 of 1,006For Construction Management
#17 of 1,003For Dentistry
#21 of 1,013For Orthodontics
#118 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#168 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 70 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Hong Kong ranked 2nd for Medicine in China and 93rd in the World with 29,966 publications made and 1,315,113 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Pathology, Health Science.

RankRanking
#2 of 451In China
#6 of 2,003In Asia
#93 of 4,839In the World

University of Hong Kong
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990247276
1991223252
1992204244
1993221410
1994241368
1995250360
1996328450
1997370798
1998376900
19994481212
20005711657
20016201964
20026453288
20038244476
20048703950
20058914599
20068293876
20078915227
20088444605
20099484870
201011365292
201111465601
201212168399
201313176795
201414456972
201515527172
2016159610065
201716588581
201814628867
201917146712
2020229274203

Engineering

The University of Hong Kong ranked 30th for Engineering in China and 138th in the World with 18,088 publications made and 552,880 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#30 of 515In China
#52 of 2,141In Asia
#138 of 4,716In the World

University of Hong Kong
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905874
19917134
19925641
199311584
199412162
1995162103
1996182223
1997215272
1998274339
1999315626
2000386717
2001391932
20023631046
20034421438
20045141442
20056012092
20066442063
20075982273
20086241874
20096271809
20106882558
20117122451
20127542683
20138513676
20148713689
201510015091
201610334940
201711147032
201810296180
201910736710
202011085339

Biology

The University of Hong Kong ranked 6th for Biology in China and 152nd in the World with 17,533 publications made and 1,011,657 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Virology, Genetics, Molecular Biology.

RankRanking
#6 of 481In China
#19 of 2,011In Asia
#152 of 4,578In the World

University of Hong Kong
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907374
199178105
199284129
199371112
199491154
1995108204
1996144301
1997192418
1998236686
1999271831
20003011054
20013671492
20023371949
20034343825
20045123061
20055403701
20065493151
20075896485
20086313733
20096524072
20107584326
20117654402
20128105651
20139135719
20149425946
20159986506
201610448609
201710306984
20187754582
20198534565
2020116845997

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Hong Kong ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 101st in the World with 14,589 publications made and 447,379 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Education Majors, Law.

RankRanking
#1 of 525In China
#3 of 1,916In Asia
#101 of 5,152In the World

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

YearPublicationsCitations
19904754
19914618
19925935
19936772
199478126
199589171
199685230
1997124219
1998135188
1999116242
2000172465
2001201878
2002223549
20032281337
2004255761
20053281265
20063541633
20074253910
20084291655
20094781559
20105821993
20116352039
20126643512
20137082017
20147472683
20157863005
20169294153
201710713531
20189834038
201911083140
2020143211709

Chemistry

The University of Hong Kong ranked 35th for Chemistry in China and 189th in the World with 13,032 publications made and 507,229 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#35 of 471In China
#64 of 2,045In Asia
#189 of 4,409In the World

University of Hong Kong
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905835
19915229
19925238
19936943
19947145
1995114101
1996123182
1997166250
1998180258
1999216642
2000264677
2001261901
20022771097
20033001142
20043401577
20054091651
20064171961
20074192257
20084432005
20093931902
20104862626
20115172571
20125462732
20136333237
20146243127
20156943923
20167214272
20178055193
20187545014
20198475825
20208224196

Physics

The University of Hong Kong ranked 39th for Physics in China and 214th in the World with 11,992 publications made and 371,223 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

RankRanking
#39 of 464In China
#69 of 1,914In Asia
#214 of 4,160In the World

University of Hong Kong
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904216
19914436
19923921
19937244
19947523
199511260
199611886
1997159154
1998188184
1999173407
2000213319
2001196591
2002204493
2003237727
2004273819
2005328955
20063471141
20073721180
2008362971
20093761048
20104221583
20115101871
20125362499
20135952764
20145903072
20156985167
20167304957
20178335857
20187695075
20198115288
20208354414

Computer Science

The University of Hong Kong ranked 20th for Computer Science in China and 153rd in the World with 10,184 publications made and 311,770 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Vision, Computer Networking, Cognitive Science.

RankRanking
#20 of 531In China
#33 of 1,973In Asia
#153 of 4,494In the World

University of Hong Kong
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990198
19913214
19922415
19933118
19945920
19956263
199679297
199710090
1998101161
1999134218
2000165474
2001157524
2002191533
2003238975
2004287664
20053171080
2006346756
2007296752
2008321932
20094031266
20104461264
20114511647
20124312303
20134901325
20144901542
20155612593
20165734531
20176524732
20186393252
20196882916
20208598155

Psychology

The University of Hong Kong ranked 1st for Psychology in China and 118th in the World with 8,827 publications made and 319,227 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

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

University of Hong Kong
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902233
19912837
19922220
19932094
19944771
19953393
199655131
199760154
199855107
199972203
2000102436
2001113973
2002140644
2003147784
2004167701
20051841052
2006186978
20072361281
20082721499
20092811383
20103881693
20114071774
20124112787
20134271565
20144622014
20155301805
20165762198
20177172741
20185801985
20196771639
20207872398

Environmental Science

The University of Hong Kong ranked 8th for Environmental Science in China and 129th in the World with 7,604 publications made and 335,124 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#8 of 453In China
#14 of 1,693In Asia
#129 of 4,129In the World

University of Hong Kong
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902729
19913125
19922129
19932123
19943138
19955296
199657175
199785125
199894224
199994210
2000105327
2001169653
2002163893
2003168653
2004166672
2005171909
20062151422
20071941369
20082241338
20092291496
20102762055
20113191892
20122871795
20133442040
20143932308
20154362272
20164522428
20175714296
20184763366
20195143348
20205954655

Business

The University of Hong Kong ranked 2nd for Business in China and 67th in the World with 7,284 publications made and 241,470 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#2 of 503In China
#3 of 1,617In Asia
#67 of 4,080In the World

University of Hong Kong
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990166
1991133
1992135
19933240
19942822
19954052
19964662
199760219
199885153
199984207
2000121517
2001160858
2002157678
2003181532
2004171678
2005200808
2006272948
20072161120
20083151036
20093151451
20103781117
20113221144
20123541399
20133641368
20143991284
20153911188
20164421480
20174471524
20183561330
20194441235
20205041850

Mathematics

The University of Hong Kong ranked 2nd for Mathematics in China and 62nd in the World with 5,939 publications made and 178,186 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Statistics, Applied Mathematics.

RankRanking
#2 of 477In China
#4 of 1,482In Asia
#62 of 3,475In the World

University of Hong Kong
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901821
19912211
19922622
199332101
19943655
19955657
199654191
199761127
199870211
199975139
200087196
2001123655
2002125258
2003132384
2004164407
2005195598
2006195789
2007189756
2008249761
2009214635
2010258693
2011246693
2012236562
2013284798
2014277812
20152991775
2016296979
20173601819
20183441580
20194291425
20204501260

Economics

The University of Hong Kong ranked 1st for Economics in China and 76th in the World with 5,136 publications made and 126,027 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Political Economy.

RankRanking
#1 of 427In China
#3 of 1,185In Asia
#76 of 3,117In the World

University of Hong Kong
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990105
1991133
19922210
1993168
19942829
19953532
19963654
199755130
199873198
199963145
200069236
200197209
2002102226
2003108257
2004124399
2005107235
2006136445
2007136613
2008187583
2009192597
2010253836
2011237554
2012269670
2013250841
20142831092
2015287711
2016312662
20173681024
2018265535
2019314630
20204041411

Art & Design

The University of Hong Kong ranked 4th for Art & Design in China and 137th in the World with 1,813 publications made and 28,638 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Literature, Game Design and Development, Art History.

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

RankRanking
#4 of 414In China
#8 of 977In Asia
#137 of 2,801In the World

University of Hong Kong
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199150
199261
1993146
199471
1995191
1996928
19971830
1998106
19992058
20003470
200132163
20023543
20035066
20045654
20055481
200647110
20074125
200862140
200964115
201075141
201164108
201273106
201393170
201489195
201594140
2016126295
2017148325
2018117204
2019134218
2020134274