Info Sheet: HK – City U

City University of Hong Kong:

Eligibility: UG & PG / All Faculties

Location: City University of Hong Kong is located in Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, near the MTR Kowloon Tong Station (East Rail Line / Kwun Tong Line) and Festival Walk.

Accreditation: Triple Crown Accreditation – AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA

Discipline areas of interest:

  • Accountancy
  • Economics and Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Management Sciences
  • Marketing


  • City University of HK is a comprehensive research university, founded in 1984 as City Polytechnic of Hong Kong and became a fully accredited university in 1994.
  • Ranked 95th among the world’s top universities, according to the QS World University Rankings 2012, with subjects such as Linguistics and Statistics ranked top 50 worldwide.  The 2012 QS Asian University Rankings rated CityU as 12th among the top Asian universities
  • CityU is “One of the Best Universities in Sports” among 11 member tertiary institutions in Hong Kong; CityU now has over 400 athletes in 16 sports events.
  • Hu Fa Kuang Sports Centre is a five-storey sports center which houses a multi-purpose hall and four practice gymnasiums for badminton, basketball, volleyball, martial arts and dance, etc. There is a table-tennis room, six squash courts, an indoor sport-climbing wall, two physical fitness rooms and two golf driving rooms plus a golf simulation room.  CityU has a 50-metre, Olympic-size swimming pool and a full-size outdoor basketball court. The off-campus Joint Sports Centre provides a variety of outdoor sports facilities, including an international standard 8-lane all-weather running track and field facilities, an 11-a-side natural grass football pitch, four tennis courts with a 200-seat spectator stand, a multi-purpose court and two-bay golf practice area.  It is jointly owned by CityU, HKBU and PolyU.



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