Jan 16, 2019 Human Rights Comments Off on 9 Taiwan universities rank among top 100 in emerging economies
A total of nine Taiwan universities are among the top 100 in emerging economies, according to a survey released Jan. 7 by U.K.-headquartered Times Higher Education.
Taipei City-based National Taiwan University leads the way among local tertiary institutions in the 2019 Emerging Economies University Rankings, retaining 10th place from last year's report. It was followed by National Chiao Tung University in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City, down four spots to 28th; and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taipei, down 12 to 34th.
The biggest improvements among local institutions were recorded by Taipei Medical University and China Medical University in central Taiwan's Taichung City. Both advanced 14 places to 37th and 40th, respectively.
Other Taiwan universities in the top 100 are National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, tied with TMU at 37th; National Cheng Kung University in the southern city of Tainan, 39th; National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, 46th; and National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, 81st.
The survey evaluated 442 institutions in 43 countries and territories around the world. Universities were assessed against 13 performance indicators to gauge their core missions of citations, industry income, internatioal outlook, research and teaching.
Topping this year's survey is China's Tsinghua University, followed by Peking University and Zhejiang University, respectively.
Source: TAIWAN TODAY
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