|The Việt Nam National University in Hà Nội is among the five Vietnamese universities named in the Times Higher Education's Asia University Rankings 2022, including three in HCM City and two in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo|
HÀ NỘI — Five Vietnamese universities have been named in the Times Higher Education's Asia University Rankings 2022, three in HCM City and two in Hà Nội.
They are Tôn Đức Thắng University in 73rd place; Duy Tân University (91st); Việt Nam National University, Hà Nội (VNU), placed between 301st and 350th; Việt Nam National University, HCM City (VNU HCMC), 401st-500th; and Hà Nội University of Science and Technology (HUST), 501st+.
Universities are ranked by performance in five areas: teaching (learning environment - 25 per cent); research (volume, income, and reputation - 30 per cent); citations (research influence - 30 per cent); international outlook (staff, students and research - 7.5 per cent; and industry income (knowledge transfer - 7.5 per cent).
Among the Vietnamese representatives, VNU achieved the highest score in the area of teaching. Meanwhile, Tôn Đức Thắng and Duy Tân universities showed strong performance in citations, and VNU HCMC maintained its strength in industry income.
This year's Asia University Rankings lists nearly 616 higher education institutions from 31 Asian countries and territories, up 65 from the previous year. China's Tsinghua University topped the rankings, followed by Peking University (China), the National University of Singapore and the University of Hong Kong. — VNS