The Chinese University of Hong Kong *University

Hong Kong

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Foundation: 1963

Mission: To assist in the preservation, creation, application and dissemination of knowledge by teaching, research and public service in a comprehensive range of disciplines, thereby serving the needs and enhancing the well-being of the citizens of Hong Kong, China as a whole, and the wider world community.

Vision: To be acknowledged locally, nationally and internationally as a first-class comprehensive research university whose bilingual and multicultural dimensions of student education, scholarly output and contribution to the community consistently meet standards of excellence.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Hong Kong Cancer Institute


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionHong Kong
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 410th116th2nd
Arts and Humanities 219th14th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 304th58th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 140th30th4th
Chemistry 316th111th6th
Computer Science 53rd21st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 215th60th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 116th18th1st
Energy 211th97th4th
Engineering 143rd58th4th
Environmental Science 301st134th4th
Mathematics 129th38th1st
Medicine 211th29th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 345th80th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 247th68th2nd
Psychology 181st7th2nd
Social Sciences 151st17th3rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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