Top Asian Universities - Social Sciences & Natural Sciences

Top 20 Asian universities for Social Sciences 2009:

1 University of Tokyo Japan
2 Peking University China
3 National University of Singapore (NUS)

4 Seoul National University Korea, South
5 Kyoto University Japan
6 University of Hong Kong

7 Tsinghua University China
8 Fudan University China
9 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
10 Chulalongkorn University Thailand
11 National Taiwan University 
12 Waseda University Japan 
13 University of Delhi India 
15 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore 
16 HKUST
17 Korea University
18 Universitas Indonesia
19 Keio University Japan
20 Yonsei University Korea, South


Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (www.topuniversities.com) 
  
Top Asian Universities in Social Sciences according to THES 2007:

World rank, Name, Index:
20 National U of Singapore - Singapore - 59.5 2.1
23 Peking Uni - China - 56.3 2.1
24 U of Tokyo - Japan - 54.2 2.2
31 U of Hong Kong - Hong Kong 47.2 2.1
44 Tsinghua Uni - China 41.1 1.3
48= Chinese U of Hong Kong - Hong Kong 39.4 2.5

Top Asian Universities in Natural Sciences according to THES 2007:

World rank, Name, Index:
12 U of Tokyo Japan 70.6 5.6
15 Peking Uni China 67.5 3.2
17 Kyoto U Japan 65.8 5.0
25 National U of Singapore - Singapore 55.8 4.1
34 Tsinghua Uni - China 48.0 2.5
36 Technion — Israel Institute of Technology - Israel 47.1 5.7
38 Seoul National U - S Korea 45.8 4.3
40= U of Science & Technology of China - China 44.6 2.5

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