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 2018, CUHK Economics is ranked 38th.

According to the U.S. News and World Report by Subject 2018, CUHK Economics is ranked 46th.

International Business
  Aïssaoui, R. and Geringer, M.J., study 2017. Based on a 40-year (1970-2009) analysis of publications appearing in 14 leading business and management journals with a focus on the evolution of Asia-Pacific institutions in international business research output during this period, CUHK is the only Asian university ranked in the 25 first institutions in IB research outputs (other institutions on the list includes Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, etc.).

Ranked 2nd worldwide
Verbeke, A. & Calma, A. study 2017. Based on publication count in the Journal of International Business Studies, which is the top journal in the field of international business (IB) and one of the 24 journals in the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, for the period of 1970-2016.

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 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 41st among world's top 247 institutions, 5 mathematicians are on the list of the Essential Science Indicators.
(updated on 9 March 2018)

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject released in March 2018, CUHK Mathematics is ranked 29th.

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

According to the 2018 Best Global Universities ranking conducted by US News, CUHK Mathematics is the 34th 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   Eight projects are led by CUHK researchers

Research Institutes   33 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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