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May 14, 2010

2010 QS Asian University Rankings Reveal Top-Class Institutions Throughout Region


University of Hong Kong Tops Table Ahead of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and National University of Singapore.


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QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the research and information specialists behind the QS World University Rankings™, have launched the new research round for the 2010 rankings, in association with partners including US News & World Report and Scopus, the Elsevier database that supplies bibliometric data.

Meanwhile, the excellence of Asia's universities is showcased in the 2010 QS Asian University Rankings, published today. With 11 countries represented in the top 200, highlights of the research include the continued dominance of Japan's universities and the success of Hong Kong's increasingly internationalized institutions, which take three out of the top four places.


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Japanese universities occupy five of the top ten places in this year's table. Government-led investment, most recently through the 'Global 30' program, has helped drive up standards by attracting high-quality international students and staff.

Despite scoring highly in the academic and employer surveys, China's top universities, led by The University of Peking (12) and Tsinghua University (16), are again out-performed by their Hong Kong counterparts. Hong Kong's more international university culture is reflected in the international student and faculty measures, for which four of them achieve the maximum score.


Bombay University

Photo: University of Mumbai Clock Tower, Mumbai, India. The University of Mumbai (earlier known as University of Bombay) was established in 1857.


Strength in academic peer recognition helped 15 South Korean universities and seven Indian Institutes of Technology appear in the Asian top 100.

QS Managing Director, Nunzio Quacquarelli says, "The delivery of high-quality research, excellent employer networks and world-class facilities mean many of these top 200 Asian universities are playing an increasingly important role within the global knowledge economy."


TOP 200 ASIAN UNIVERSITIES


Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.

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