Jun 04, 2020 / 15:38

Three Vietnamese universities find place in Asia's top 500

The Hanoitimes - While being recognized as leading institutions in Asia, each university has won a place in THE’s World University Rankings 2020.

Vietnam's growing tertiary education profile has been proven as its three representatives made their way to the ranking of Asia's 500 best universities this year, VnExpress reported, citing the UK’s Times Higher Education (THE).

 Three Vietnamese universities find place in Asia's top 500

The latest rankings released on June 3 indicate that the Hanoi-bsed Vietnam National University is placed among the 201-to-250 group, while the Hanoi University of Science and Technology is ranked in the 251-to-300 group, and the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City is named in the 401+ group.

While being recognized as leading institutions in Asia, each university has won a place in THE’s World University Rankings 2020. Particularly, the Vietnam National University in Hanoi and the Hanoi University of Science and Technology have been placed among the top 801-1000, and the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City is in the 1000+ group.

The table has been put together based on 13 carefully calibrated indicators that measure an institution’s performance in terms of teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.

Among Vietnam's three representatives, the Vietnam National University, Hanoi ranks first in terms of teaching indicators, research, and international outlook. Hanoi University of Science and Technology has the highest quoted scientific publication index while Ho Chi Minh City National University is strong in the income-to-business ratio (in terms of knowledge transfer efficiency).

THE is a British magazine of higher education data headquartered in London. The magazine is famous for publishing the annual world university rankings since 2004. In 2009, THE stopped collaborating with the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and signed an agreement with Thomson Reuters, which collects and analyzes the data for university ranking.