Vision and Mission

Our Vision

City University of Hong Kong aspires to become a leading global university, excelling in research and professional education.

Our Mission

To nurture and develop the talents of students and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic advancement.

(The Council approved the new Vision and Mission on 26 March 2009)

Guiding Principles

  1. Student success in academic achievement and career development
  2. Excellence in learning and research, technology innovation and knowledge transfer
  3. Benefit to the social and economic well-being of Hong Kong
  4. Accountability in the use of public resources
  5. Global outreach and international competitiveness


Strategic Plan 2015-2020

CityU?is now firmly established as a leading global and regional university. Globally, we routinely appear?among highly ranked academic institutions. Regionally, we are?an engine for social and economic mobility that?contributes substantially to Hong Kong's development through?knowledge transfer.

Our goals for the next five years are presented here in our Plan.

Strategic Plan

Making a Difference through Excellence in Research and Professional Education

Annual Report 2017/18

Championing a better world? That’s exactly what we are trying to do at CityU, and 2017/18 was another exemplary year. Over the past 12 months, the plans we executed, the research we pursued, the courses we taught, and the speakers we invited were geared specifically towards improving the lives of individuals and the well-being of communities across the region and beyond. That’s our mission.

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