Virtual Tour

Research on China has been an integral part of CUHK's academic tradition since the University's first days. This zone introduces our distinguished scholars and institutes of Chinese Studies:

The Masters

The founding fathers of the Chinese University boasted many visionary scholars of Chinese studies. While bearing the torch for the Chinese scholastic tradition, they also interpreted a new Chinese studies from modern perspectives. They advocated re-visiting the value of Chinese history and culture, and re-establishing the Chinese humanistic spirit and the traditional moral social order. They have nurtured many talent in Chinese studies, wielded great influence in the Chinese academic circle and, not least, laid a solid foundation for the work of promoting Chinese culture at the University.

International Hub of Chinese Studies

Research on Chinese studies has been an integral part of CUHK’s academic tradition since the University’s first days. Currently, CUHK undertakes a wide scope of research in this discipline, covering languages, literature and the performing arts, as well as fields such as cultural heritage and history, social and regional development, political and legal development, public health and environment, and commerce and law. The purpose is to ensure the continuance of Chinese culture and its humanistic spirit, and its transmission from generation to generation.


Graduation Certificate of Professor Yu Ying-shih (1952) The satin (1963) Seal of the Vice-Chancellor (1964) Coat of arms (1967) ‘Asian Hero’ Award from the Time Magazine (2003) Naming Certificate of Asteroid 'Kaokuen' (1996) Naming Certificate of Asteroid 'Kaokuen' (1996) A letter from Ch'ien Mu to Tang Chun-i (1960) Student exchange programme signed up with UC (1965)


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