HÀ NỘI — Six Vietnamese universities have been listed in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023, which includes nearly 1,800 universities across 104 countries and regions, the largest and most diverse of its kind to date.
The Vietnamese institutions listed are Duy Tân University, Tôn Đức Thắng University, Việt Nam National University, Hà Nội(VNU), Hà Nội University of Science and Technology (HUST), Việt Nam National University – HCM City (VNU-HCM) and Huế University, which was named on the list for the first time.
In this year’s rankings, of the local universities listed, Duy Tân University and Tôn Đức Thắng University are in the top 500 while, Việt Nam National University in Hà Nội maintained its position in the 1001 to 1200 group. In addition, VNU also scored high points in the Citations and Industry Income criteria.
Those topping the rankings comprise University of Oxford, Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The best Asian performers were Peking University and Tsinghua University (China), National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).
This year’s league table is based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
This year’s rankings analysed over 121 million citations across more than 15.5 million research publications and included survey responses from 40,000 scholars. — VNS