The Education University of Hong Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong


Last Updated: 2022-11-04 14:20:42
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Education, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Literature, History & Languages, Art & Design, Engineering Science & Technology, Geography & Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences
Year of Establishment
Professor Stephen Y. L. Cheung (President)
The Education University of Hong Kong (Tai Po Campus)(Main Campus), The Education University of Hong Kong (Tseung Kwan O Study Centre)
Student Number (local)
Number of Teaching Staff


As one of the eight publicly funded universities in Hong Kong, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a higher education institution dedicated to the advancement of teaching and learning through diverse academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary disciplines, including social sciences, humanities, science and etc. We nurture educators and social leaders who are intellectually active, socially caring, and globally aware to become agents of change in the communities they serve. We place great emphasis on research capability with the aim of contributing to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation. According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, EdUHK is ranked 3rd in Asia and 17th in the World in Education, enjoying reputation widely recognised in the international community.

EdUHK encompasses one Graduate School and three Faculties, including Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Besides, it has three University-level and eleven Faculty-level research centres, covering the fields of education, social sciences and humanities, to promote innovative research and knowledge transfer.

Currently, EdUHK has more than 450 teaching staff, offering a range of programmes at the doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s levels, as well as postgraduate diploma in education programmes to more than 8,900 students. In addition, it has also actively established a huge collaboration network with government departments, NGOs and universities around the world. At present, it has established close partnerships with more than 200 universities and institutions, covering more than 30 countries and regions in America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Greater China.

In terms of academic programmes, EdUHK undertakes educational programmes in different areas and offers multidisciplinary programmes in humanities and social sciences, covering artificial intelligence and educational technology, heritage education and arts management, sports science and coaching, psychology, language studies, creative arts and culture, and special education. Moreover, EdUHK also launches co-terminal double degree programmes, allowing students to have more choices in subjects and creating greater opportunities for their future.


A Government-funded University in Hong Kong
The top three in Asia and the top 20 in the world in education for eight consecutive years in the QS World University Rankings by Subject
Abundant scholarship opportunities up to HK$185,000 per annum (The information is provisional and subject to changes. For up-to-date information, please refer to the University’s website)
More than 95% Bachelor of Education graduates employed or pursuing further studies (Graduate Employment Survey 2021)
Partnership with 200+ universities and institutions in 30+ countries or places


3rd in Asia and 17th in the World in Education (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022)
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