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Partner Profile: Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is one of NC State’s strategic partnerships and a top university in Asia. Dating back to its foundation in 1937 and establishing its full university status in 1994, PolyU is located in one of the world’s busiest and most culturally diverse cities. Hong Kong is divided into four main areas: Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, the New Territories, and the Outlying Islands.

A diverse range of high-quality academic programs at PolyU develops graduates who are critical thinkers, effective communicators, innovative problem solvers, and socially responsible global citizens. The university embraces “an innovative, interdisciplinary and forward-thinking research culture that supports our academics in conducting research that is closely tied to the needs of our community and the wider world.” The university is comprised of the following colleges/faculties: Applied Science and Textiles

  • Business
  • Construction and Environment
  • Engineering
  • Health and Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Design
  • Hotel and Tourism Management

Learn more about PolyU and our global partnerships in the Global Partners Database.