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Thai, Malaysian and Singaporean universities rank among top 50 in Asia

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Two universities in Thailand have made the list of top 50 Asian universities, according to the latest QS Asia University Rankings: Asia 2020 findings. This is one more than last year.

At the same time, five Malaysian universities and two Singaporean universities made the list.

Overall, these are the top 50 Asian universities for 2020 (with those from the above-mentioned countries in bold):

#1 National University of Singapore
#2 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
#3 The University of Hong Kong
#4 Tsinghua University
#5 Peking University
#6 Zhejiang University
#7 Fudan University
#8 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
#9 Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology
#10 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
#11 Seoul National University
#12 Korea University
#13 The University of Tokyo
#13 Universiti Malaya
#15 Kyoto University
#16 Sungkyunkwan University
#17 Shanghai Jiao Tong University
#17 Tokyo Institute of Technology
#19 City University of Hong Kong
#20 National Taiwan University
#21 Yonsei University
#22 Osaka University
#23 Tohoku University
#24 Hanyang University
#25 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
#26 Pohang University of Science and Technology
#27 University of Science and Technology of China
#28 Nagoya University
#29 Hokkaido University
#30 Kyushu University
#31 Nanjing University
#32 National Tsing Hua University
#33 Universiti Putra Malaysia
#34 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
#35 National Cheng Kung University
#36 Wuhan University
#37 Universiti Sains Malaysia
#38 Waseda University
#39 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
#40 Kyung Hee University
#41 Keio University
#42 Sun Yat-sen University
#43 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
#44 National Chiao Tung University
#45 Chulalongkorn University
#46 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
#47 National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
#48 Mahidol University
#49 University of Tsukuba
#50 Indian Institute of Technology Madras

View the full rankings here.

About the QS Asia University Rankings 2020

This year’s rankings featured 550 universities from 17 different locations, including 68 new entrants. There is only one new face in the top 10 this year – China’s Zhejiang University, which rises seven places to take sixth position.

The indicators used are:

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Infographic / QS World University Rankings

Lead image / 123RF

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