Japanese Universities in Asian Top 200

A total of 58 universities from Japan have made it to the Top 200 Asian Universities list of the Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS.com) for 2009.

Japanese institutions dominates the league table with four universities in the Asian Top 10 list. University of Tokyo is the leading university in Japan, ranked in the Top 3 regionally, followed by Kyoto University (5th) and Osaka University (6th), Tokyo Institute of Technology (9th).

In the subject league tables, University of Tokyo is ranked first in Asia for all the five subjects including Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Arts & Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and IT & Engineering.

The Top 10 Asian universities are as follows:
1. University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
2. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
3. University of Tokyo ( Japan)
4. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong)
5. Kyoto University (Japan)
6. Osaka University (Japan)
7. KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
8. Seoul National University (South Korea)
9. Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
10. National University of Singapore (NUS) (Singapore)
10. Peking University (China)

All universities are ranked according to the following indicators:
Academic Peer Review; Recruiter Review; Student/Faculty Ratio; Papers Per Faculty; Citations Per Paper; International Faculty Review; International Students Review; Student Exchange Inbound; and, Student Exchanges Outbound.

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