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In the QS World University Rankings 2021, Lingnan rose 77 places in "International Students" and ranked in the Top 35 for "International Faculty"


Lingnan’s Internationalisation – Recognised Globally



Lingnan’s Internationalisation – Recognised Globally


Lingnan University is recognised globally as a leading liberal arts university, excelling in teaching quality, internationalisation, and research with social significance and sustainability.  


Most recently, Lingnan came second worldwide for “Quality Education” in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020, and leaped 20 places in the overall QS World University Rankings 2021."Citations per faculty" are up 21 places, and 77 places in “International Students”. As well as being in the top 35 in “International Faculty”, Lingnan was also named one of the “Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges in Asia” by Forbes in 2015.


We are committed to helping postgraduate students identify their goals and acquire the transferable skills needed to succeed and excel in their careers and/or academic advancement, and turn them into game changers who focus on society and the humanities.


Our taught and research postgraduate programmes are interdisciplinary, offering students innumerable cross-cultural exchange and co-curricular/extra-curricular activities, thanks to an intercontinental partnership network. Students also enjoy unparalleled opportunities to participate in international conferences and symposiums, attended by outstanding elite scholars, and can apply for internships in a wide range of sectors. Our campus offers a uniquely valuable human experience with teachers and students from all over the world.


Lingnan places a strong emphasis on experiential learning, and postgraduates are expected to participate in a large number of events, workshops, and professional seminars.



Education @ Lingnan: Care for Learning

Research: Impact with Care


Overall ranking: up 20 places in QS 2021                                           Citations per faculty: up 21 places in QS 2021                                          International students: up 77 places in QS 2021