Lingnan University is a liberal arts institution in Hong Kong with the longest-established tradition among local higher education institutions. The university’s history dates back to 1888 when the Christian College in China was founded in Guangzhou. It was later re-established as Lingnan College in Hong Kong in 1967 and renamed Lingnan University in 1999.
Guided by its core values of “Education: Care for Learning • Research: Impact with Care”, the university has grown from a pre-eminent Asian liberal arts university to a global leader in quality education and high-impact research. Lingnan University is ranked 2nd in “quality education” in the THE Impact Rankings 2023. Locally, it has achieved the highest score among the eight local public universities for “undergraduate satisfaction with the quality and value they have gained from their teaching and learning experience”.
Lingnan University offers undergraduate, taught postgraduate, and research postgraduate programmes, providing local and non-local students with the best liberal arts education through a broad-based curriculum, close staff-student relationships, a vibrant residential campus, abundant service-learning and exchange opportunities, and extensive co-curricular and extracurricular activities.