Japanese universities dominate top 10 spots in Asian univ rankings
Top Asian universities have been evaluated in the first regional ranking from QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd, the compilers of the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings.
The University of Tokyo is the highest ranked university in Japan at number three, followed closely by Kyoto University (5) and Osaka University (6). Overall, 33 Japanese universities appear in the top 100 of the QS.com Asian University Rankings.
Nunzio Quacquarelli, managing director of QS explains: “The results of the QS.com Asian University Rankings focus on regionally relevant measures of excellence, with the top performing universities distinguished not only by quality, but also by high productivity of research, compared to their regional peers.
“Japanese universities have performed particularly well, with strong faculty student ratio results and high outbound exchange figures. These results, combined with those of the Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings, place Japanese universities on the world scale for quality higher education and recognize the University of Tokyo among the finest in the world.”
Japan at number three, followed closely by Kyoto University (5) and Osaka University (6). Overall, 33 Japanese universities appear in the top 100 of the QS.com Asian University Rankings:
Further rankings of Japanese universities can be found at www.topuniversities.com