Kyoto University became the first single top in the Japanese version of the World University Rankings 2019 compiled by the British educational magazine Times Higher Education (THE). Benesse Corporation, which has a partnership with THE, has revealed.

 According to Benesse, the Japanese version of the World University Rankings has set indicators in four fields, "educational resources," "educational fulfillment," "educational achievements," and "internationality," centered on educational ability, and announced the rankings from 4. ing.
Until now, "educational fulfillment" was ranked by the evaluation of high school teachers, but from this time, a student survey has been introduced, "teacher / student exchange, opportunities for collaborative learning", "class / instruction fulfillment", Added three items, "University Recommendation".

 As a result, Kyoto University, which had the same rate as the previous year, came in first. With a score of "internationality", he separated from other schools and became the first single top.
2nd place is Tokyo University, 3rd place is Tohoku University, 4th place is Kyushu University, 5th place is Hokkaido University and Nagoya University, 7th place is Tokyo Institute of Technology, 8th place is Osaka University, 9th place is Tsukuba University. National universities occupied the top nine schools.

 The 10th place is Akita International University, which is the top public university. It was highly evaluated in both the "educational fulfillment" and "internationality" categories.Among private universities, the 11th International Christian University, the 13th Waseda University, and the 14th Keio University, which received high praise for "educational fulfillment" and "internationality," occupy the top three.

reference:[Benesse Corporation] "THE World University Rankings Japan Version" -Kyoto University becomes the first independent top

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