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These Are The Top 50 Universities In Asia, 2019

Tsinghua University (also known as THU or Qinghua) in Beijing

Interestingly, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is no longer the top university in Asia but has slipped to second place. China’s prestigious Tsinghua University is now ranked number one in Asia. It is worth noting that Chinese President Xi Jinping is a graduate of Tsinghua University.

The 2019 ranking comprises 417 universities, expanded from 359 last year, covering 27 countries and regions. Japan is the most-represented nation, with 103 institutions.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) climbed 2 places to 3rd. The University of Hong Kong remains in 4th place. Peking University drops 2 places to 5th.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; the University of Tokyo, Japan; Seoul National University, South Korea; and Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea complete this year’s top ten.

These Are The Top 50 Universities In Asia, 2019

1. Tsinghua University, China
2. National University of Singapore, Singapore
3. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
4. University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
5. Peking University, China
6. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
7. Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
8. The University of Tokyo, Japan
9. Seoul National University, South Korea
10. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea
11. Kyoto University, Japan
12. University of Science and Technology of China, China
13. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea
14. Zhejiang University, China
15. City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
16. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea
17. Fudan University, China
18. Nanjing University, China
19. Korea University, South Korea
20. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
21. Yonsei University (Seoul campus), South Korea
22. Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
23. King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
24. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
25. National Taiwan Universitym Taiwan
26. Tel Aviv University, Israel
27. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
28. Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
29. Indian Institute of Science, India
30. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
=31. Kyung Hee University, South Korea
=31. Tohoku University, Japan
33. Hanyang University, South Korea
34. Nagoya University, Japan
35. Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia
36. Sabancı University, Turkey
37. Wuhan University, China
=38. University of Malaya, Malaysia
=38. Sun Yat-sen University, China
40. Osaka University, Japan
41. Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China
42. University of Macau, Macao
43. Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran
44. Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
45. Nankai University, China
46. Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
=47. Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
=47. Koç University, Turkey
49. United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
50. Indian Institute of Technology- Indore, India


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