Sep 03, 2020 / 14:50

Hanoi university named in top 1000 worldwide in 2021

The Hanoitimes - This is the second time Vietnam National University in Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) has been included in the world’s 801-1000 group.

Vietnam National University in Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) has been listed in the world ranking of 801-1000 universities in 2021 for a second year running, VnExpress reported, citing Times Higher Education (THE) results released on September 2.

Accordingly, this is the second time the VNU-Hanoi has been included in the world’s 801-1000 group, and it is also the only educational institution in Vietnam in the 1,000 group.

 Three Vietnamese universities are included in THE 2021 world university rankings. Screenshot

Besides, VNU-Ho Chi Minh City and the Polytechnics University of Hanoi are representatives of Vietnam in the 1001+ group. This ranking by THE announced the world’s 1,527 leading higher education institutions.

VNU-Hanoi also earned its THE ranking for results in teaching, academic research, citation index, and international integration, and is ranked first among Vietnamese higher education institutions. VNU-Ho Chi Minh City ranked first in business revenue in Vietnam.

According to THE 2021 world university rankings, Oxford University continues to be number 1 in the world, followed by Stanford University, Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In Asia, Tsinghua University (China) is placed among the world's top 20, Peking University ranked 23rd and the National University of Singapore ranked 25th. In Southeast Asia, the University of Malaysia is the best, and is ranked in the group of 301-350.

Universities in the region that have a similar ranking to that of the National University of Hanoi (Group 801-1000) are King Mongkut Thonburi Technical University (second in Thailand) and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (fourth in Malaysia).

VNU-Hanoi is not only represented in the 801-1000 world rankings of the universities THE 2021, but also in the 801-1000 group for three consecutive ranking periods (2019-2021) in the QS world university rankings.

Moreover, the VNU-Hanoi is included in the group of 101-150 in the ranking of 50 young QS universities for the first time in 2021.

THE 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.