About HKUMed

HKUMed is the oldest institution of higher education in Hong Kong and is well-known as a pioneer in medical education, training and research, while proudly upholding a reputation for morality, vision and care.

We have continually set the benchmark for excellence in Asia. We were ranked in 19th place worldwide in the category “Clinical and Health Subject” in the 2024  Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 31st place worldwide in the ranking by subject in Medicine in the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

There are approximately 3,300 undergraduate students taking our seven full-time undergraduate programmes. We also count about 2,100 postgraduate students in our student body. Teaching is conducted by more than 450 full-time, highly-qualified teaching staff from our six schools and department, alongside about 3,000 honorary teachers, most of whom are doctors and medical professionals in public hospitals or private practitioners. 

As the largest faculty within HKU, we have 1,500 research and research-related personnel. In terms of our exceptional research output, 30 of our academics were named as "Highly Cited Researchers" by Clarivate Analytics in 2023, a record high for the Faculty.

The excellence of the education we provide is evident in our graduates, who have gone on to be leaders in their fields, both in Hong Kong and globally.

Aerial view of the Medical Campus of HKU.