Sep 21, 2021 / 16:51

Hanoi university among world’s top 800 in physical sciences

The weightings for the physical sciences ranking are Teaching; Research; Citations; International outlook; and Industry income.

The Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) has remained in the 601-800th group among the world’s universities in the Physical Sciences category of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (WUR) 2022 by subject.

In the rankings of 2021, the VNU-Hanoi’s Computer Science has entered the 501-600th group for the first time while its Engineering and Technology ranked among the 401-500th cohort. The university is placed first in Vietnam in both subjects.

 VNU-Hanoi’s students back to school on March 2, 2020 after the Covid-19 pandemic was put under control in the capital city. Photo: The Hanoi Times

The weightings for the physical sciences ranking are Teaching; Research; Citations; International outlook; and Industry income.

In THE WUR 2022 by Subject ranking, the Basic Science field this year has graded 1227 higher education institutions, an increase of 78 compared to the previous ranking period.

THE World University Ranking by Subject is a classification of universities by industry and group of training disciplines in 11 fields. The subjects used to create this ranking include mathematics and statistics; physics and astronomy; chemistry; and geology, environmental, earth and marine sciences.

Earlier, the VNU Hanoi had three subjects named in the Quacquarelli Symonds WUR by Subject, including Mathematics in the 401-450th group; Physics and Astronomy in the 551-600th; and Computer Science and Information systems in the top 501-550.

THE has been providing trusted performance data on universities for students and their families, university academics, university leaders, governments and industry, since 2004. It is one of the world's most reputable and influential independent education rankings, alongside that of QS and Shanghai Jiaotong University (China).

THE rates universities around the world based on the core mission of a university and uses standard metrics to enable comprehensive and fair comparisons.