Asia University Rankings 2016

  • Author: ChemistryViews.org
  • Published: 22 June 2016
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  • Source / Publisher: Times Higher Education
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The Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016 have been published. This year, the top two spots are occupied by universities located in Singapore for the first time. Overall, China and Japan dominate the list of top institutions in the continent, with 22 Chinese universities and 14 Japanese institutions in the top 100. The most-represented countries after China and Japan are South Korea and Taiwan.


This year's list features institutions from 22 countries. The rankings are based on the same criteria as the THE World University Rankings, adjusted for the circumstances of Asia's higher education systems.




Top 20 Universities

 


Rank

Institution

Country

Score


1

National University of Singapore

Singapore

77.4

2

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

72.9

2

Peking University

China

72.9

4

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

71.9

5

Tsinghua University

China

70.9


6

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

69.9

7

University of Tokyo

Japan

67.8

8

Pohang University of Science and Technology

South Korea

63.8

9

Seoul National University

South Korea

62.8

10

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

South Korea

59.7


11

Kyoto University

Japan

58.8

12

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

South Korea

57.1

13

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

56.2

14

University of Science and Technology of China

China

52.8

15

National Taiwan University

Taiwan

51.4


16

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

51.3

17

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

50.9

17

Korea University

South Korea

50.9

19

Fudan University

China

50.0

20

Tel Aviv University

Israel

49.9


 

 

Methodology

The Times Higher Education ranking uses 13 performance indicators, grouped into five areas:

  • Teaching (the learning environment)
  • Research (volume, income, and reputation)
  • Citations (research influence)
  • International outlook (staff, students, and research)
  • Industry income (innovation)

Institutions provide and sign off their institutional data for use in the rankings.


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