The Faculty of Arts is one of the flagship faculties of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and is an internationally renowned and leading humanities faculty.  It is ranked 1st in Asia and 18th in the world for Arts and Humanities in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2023, the only one Asian University to have made it into the top 30 this year among 250 universities worldwide.  It is also ranked 3rd in Asia and 1st in Hong Kong in Arts and Humanities in the Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2023, and 1st in Asia and Hong Kong in Arts and Humanities in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2023.  The QS World University Subject Rankings 2023 places the Linguistics, Modern Languages, and English Language and Literature subjects among the top 25 worldwide, with rankings of 12th, 24th, and 24th, respectively. The Faculty of Arts' presence amongst the best institutions in the world is evidence of its exceptional record in teaching and research.

The Faculty strives to attract and nurture outstanding scholars and students from around the world through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research, and knowledge exchange.  We are dedicated to fulfilling our mission to produce graduates with highly developed analytical, linguistic, critical and creative skills, for leadership and success in their professional and life endeavours. The Faculty is committed to serving the lifelong learning needs of the community.