Academic Collaborations

PolyU Design welcomes and has taken part in various kinds of local and international collaborations with both academic and corporate sectors. Academic collaborations range from research projects, to exchange programmes, to workshops, to conferences; while corporate collaborators offer scholarships and work-based learning opportunities, including local and overseas summer internship to our students.

Some previous collaborations we had with other overseas top schools:

PolyU | RCA Artificial Intelligence Design Laboratory (AIDL)

The PolyU and the Royal College of Art (RCA) to establish the PolyU | RCA Artificial Intelligence Design Laboratory (AIDL). The Laboratory will be the world’s first and leading research facility to advance the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the design of products and service. 

The Greater Bay Areaex Masters Class

The Master Class design studio is supplemented with lectures and seminars, shared between PolyU and TU Delft faculty and PhD candidates.

Leadership Forum on Design Education

An annual forum coorganised by PolyU Design and Hong Kong Design Institute as part of the Business of Design Week (BODW) of Hong Kong Design Centre.

Exhibition: 'Unfolding 展現 펼침'

The exhibition Unfolding brings together works from students and graduates from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design and the College of Arts and Design of Ewha Womans University in Seoul, creating a visual dialogue between young designers in East Asia. 

Design project with Chukyo University in Japan

Students from our Social Design, Digital Media and Interactive Media programmes joined together to collaborate with 39 Media Engineering students from Chukyo University, Japan to work on topics of sustainability and local craftsmanship in 2019 summer.

There are many more yet to be named here. If you are interested in collaborating with us too, contact us for ideas.

Top schools around the world chose us as their academic collaborator. View list here. If your institution is interested in partnering with us for the exchange programme, contact our university's Global Engagement Office by email.


Other Academic Collaborators



Miscellaneous