2017 – Times Higher Education Rankings

No. 1 in Citations in Social Science among Asian Universities

No. 80 in the world for Social Science

2017 – QS World University Ranking

No. 27 in the world for Social Science & Management

2017 – Academic Ranking of World Universities

No. 29 in the world in Social Science / Business Administration (with Business School, HKUST)

No. 101-150 in the world for Social Science

2014 – University Grants Council Research Assessment Exercise

No. 1 in Hong Kong in Economics, Other Arts and Humanities, Other Social Studies

No. 2 in Hong Kong in Political Science (incl. Public Policy; Administration; International Relations), Sociology; Anthropology (tied with CUHK)

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