Times Higher Education, an English education magazine, announced the "World University Reputation Ranking 2016" on May 5, 4, local time.The top of Asia is the University of Tokyo, ranked 2016th.

 While the "World University Rankings" published by the magazine evaluate the ability of universities based on the frequency of citations of papers, the "World University Reputation Rankings" use the quality of education and research at universities as an evaluation index.We asked researchers from all over the world to list excellent universities in each specialized field, and ranked them based on "reputation" such as their reputation and general recognition, and obtained 133 valid responses from 10,323 countries. rice field.

 Harvard University (US) is number one overall. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in second place, followed by Stanford University in third place, with US universities occupying all of the top three. 1th is Cambridge University (UK) and 2th is Oxford University (UK).The result was to monopolize the top 3 universities in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Kyoto University is 27th in Japan, following the University of Tokyo.Both were in the same rank as last year. Osaka University is ranked 51st to 10th, Tohoku University is ranked 51st to 60th, and Tokyo Institute of Technology is ranked 61st to 70th.

 Among Asian universities, Tsinghua University in China (18th), Beijing University (21st), National University of Singapore (26th), University of Hong Kong, and Seoul University in South Korea (both 45th) are among the top 100 Asian universities. The number has increased from 10 last year to 18 schools.In particular, five schools have been selected from each of Japan and China, and the magazine describes these two countries as "making the breakthrough of Asians stand out."

 "The government's huge investment in supporting universities has led to the breakthrough of Asians," said Phil Bati, editor-in-chief. I'm analyzing.

Tokyo University

Established in the 10th year of the Meiji era.A university with the longest history in Japan and at the forefront of Japanese knowledge

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 (Meiji 10) by integrating the Tokyo Kaisei School and the Tokyo Medical School.Since its establishment, it has developed education and research in a unique way in the world as a leading university in Japan and an academic center for the fusion of East and West cultures.As a result, many human resources have been produced in a wide range of fields, and many research achievements […]

Kyoto University

Foster a free academic style based on the spirit of "self-respect for self-weight" and open up a world of creative learning.

With the motto of self-study, we will continue to maintain a free academic style that is not bound by common sense, and develop human resources who have both creativity and practical ability.We provide an inclusive learning space that allows for diverse and hierarchical choices so that students themselves can choose a solid future through valuable trial and error. […]

Osaka University

The "true value" of each person becomes the "evolution" of Osaka University.To a university that lives in the community and extends to the world

Osaka University is a research-based university with 11 faculties and 23 departments. Since its founding in 1931, with the motto of "living in the region and extending to the world," we have created an outstanding "foundation" and "power" that weaves advanced education and research capabilities, the harmony of faculty and staff, and the weight of tradition and the advantage of Osaka. I have.Taking advantage of these excellent potentials […]

Tokyo Institute of Technology

The pinnacle of science and engineering university that continues to produce science and engineering people with high aspirations and a Japanese spirit, mastering the knowledge that creates the times, refining their skills

Tokyo Institute of Technology was established as the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1881 (Meiji 14), when modernization of industry was an urgent need.Since its establishment, it has continued to produce excellent research results with excellent science and engineering human resources, and is still at the top of Japan's science and engineering universities.Tokyo Institute of Technology requires not only a high degree of specialization but also liberal arts […]

Tohoku University

Create excellent research results that will be the source of innovation, and develop talented human resources who will lead the next generation

Tohoku University has a rich culture and humanity based on the tradition of "research first principle" since its opening, the idea of ​​"opening the door" and the spirit of "respect for practical science", and is a phenomenon of human beings, society and nature. In response to this, human resources with the ability to carry out intellectual exploration with a "scientific mind", demonstrating their expertise in various fields from an international perspective and leading […]

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