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Times Higher Education ranking of top universities in Asia

The ranking of the top 25 Universities in Asia in 2011 according to the Times Higher Education.

The Times Higher Education ranking of the top universities across the globe employ13 separate performance indicators designed to capture the full range of university activities, from teaching to research to knowledge transfer. These 13 elements are brought together into five headline categories, which are:

  • Teaching — the learning environment (worth 30 per cent of the overall ranking score)
  • Research — volume, income and reputation (worth 30 per cent)
  • Citations — research influence (worth 32.5 per cent)
  • Industry income — innovation (worth 2.5 per cent)
  • International mix — staff and students (worth 5 per cent).

Please follow the link to see the full ranking on the Times Higher Education web site.



Top 25 Universities in Asia

1 University of Hong Kong

2 University of Tokyo

3 Pohang University of Science and Technology

4 National University of Singapore

5 Peking University

6 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

7 University of Science and Technology of China

8 Kyoto University

9 Tsinghua University

10 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

11 National Tsing Hua University

12 Seoul National University

13 Hong Kong Baptist University

14 Tokyo Institute of Technology

15 Bilkent University

16 National Taiwan University

17 Nanjing University

18 Osaka University

19 Tohoku University

20 Hong Kong Polytechnic University

21 National Sun Yat-Sen University

22 Sun Yat-sen University

23 Nanyang Technological University

24 National Chiao Tung University

25 Middle East Technical University



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