Economics   Ranked 1st in East Asia
(Based upon page counts of articles published in 60 quality journals from 1990-2005, Journal of Asian Economics, Feb 2008, Vol 19 no. 1, pp. 74-82.)

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016, CUHK Economics is ranked 46th.

According to the U.S. News and World Report by Subject 2016, CUHK Economics is ranked 58th.

International Business
  Ranked 2nd among UTD Top 100 Business School Research Ranking
(UTD Ranking 2016. Based on publication counts in Journal of International Business Studies, a top tier journal in international business, for the period of 1995-2016. CUHK Business School is the only Asian institute among the top 10 with peers including Copenhagen Business School, Harvard University, INSEAD, University of South Carolina, etc.)

Ranked 2nd worldwide

(TrevinÖ et al. study 2010. Based on publications in 7 leading international business journals and 22 elite mainstream academic journals, for the period 1996-2008. Two colleagues in the Dept of Management, Shige Makino and CM Lau, are ranked among Top 50 most prolific researchers)


Ranked 1st in Research Productivity
(Lenartowicz and Johnson study 2008. Based on appearances in three major journals in the field of international business: Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, and Journal of World Business, for the period of 2001-2006)

Ranked 1st worldwide
(Chan et al. study 2006. Based on publications counts of publications in four international business journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, and Management International Review)

Mathematics   Ranked 52nd among world's top 243 institutions, 5 mathematicians are on the list of the Essential Science Indicators ranked by citations.
(updated on 2 March 2017)

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject released in March 2017, CUHK Mathematics is ranked 36th.

Ranked 15th, World's top 50 Institutions in Mathematics (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, updated on 2 June 2011)

According to the 2017 Best Global Universities ranking conducted by US News, CUHK Mathematics is the 28th best universities for Mathematics, ahead of three other Hong Kong institutions on the list.

According to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities in Mathematics conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CUHK Mathematics is ranked 39th.

Areas of Excellence Funded by UGC   Seven projects are led by CUHK researchers

Research Institutes   34 research institutes, and a large number of research consultancy units

State Key Laboratories   5, including State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China (CUHK), State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology (CUHK), State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China (CUHK), State Key Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry, and State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease (CUHK).

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