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 20th place worldwide in the category “Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health Subjects” in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. There are approximately 3,300 undergraduate students taking our seven full-time undergraduate programmes. We also count about 1,600 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, 17 of our academics were named as “Highly Cited Researchers” by Clarivate Analytics in 2021, 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.