Asia's top 10 universities in the 2018 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings (Photo: timeshighereducation.com)
China has become the biggest winner in the 2018 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings released Tuesday. Five Chinese universities rank in the 10 best universities in Asia.
Tsinghua University (File photo)
Tsinghua University ranked second place, followed by Peking University. This is the first time that Tsinghua University has overtaken Peking University in the rankings’six-year history, Times Higher Education said on its website.
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong’s Chinese University were also in the top 10 list.
This years’table ranked over 350 universities from 25 nations or regions.
Peking University (File photos)
Thirteen carefully calibrated performance indicators grouped into five areas were used in this year’s rankings, with a focus on teaching, research and citations.
More than 100 Chinese universities were ranked: 63 from the mainland, 31 from Taiwan, six from Hong Kong and one from Macau.