On March 2021, 3, the British magazine "Times Higher Education (THE)" released "THE World University Rankings Japan Version 25".

 2021 universities were ranked in "THE World University Rankings Japan 278".The top is Tohoku University for the second consecutive year, the second place is Tokyo Institute of Technology, which was the third place in the previous year, the University of Tokyo is the same third place as the previous year, Kyoto University is the fourth place, and Osaka University is up three places to the fifth place.

 Tohoku University, which ranks first, has significantly increased its "internationality" score from the previous year to 1th place, as well as "educational achievements" (15nd place), "educational resources" (2th place), and "educational fulfillment". Its strength is the good balance of fields such as (5th). At Tokyo Institute of Technology, which is in second place, the “educational fulfillment” that reflects the voices of students and high school teachers has risen from 8th place Thailand → 2th place → 2019th place since 25, and the overall ranking has also improved for the second consecutive year. Osaka University, which is in 9th place, has a large increase in "educational fulfillment" from 5th place to 2th place in the previous year, and "internationality" from 5th place to 26th place. Hiroshima University, which ranked 17th, moved up from 38th place to the top 27 for the first time.

 The top private university keeps 11th place at the same International Christian University as the previous year. The ranking of "educational achievements" has risen significantly year by year from 85th to 43rd to 18th.Keio University, which has risen two ranks from the previous year to 2th place, has risen in the ranking of "internationality" (12th place → 65th place).Waseda University ranked 45th, the same as the previous year.Akita International University maintains the top position in both "educational fulfillment" and "internationality", while "educational achievement" drops from 13th to 17nd and the overall ranking drops from 52th to 10th. Tokyo Medical and Dental University, which overtook the University of Tokyo in "educational resources" and became the top, jumped from 14th place Thailand to 29th place in the overall ranking.

* "THE World University Rankings Japan Version" emphasizes educational ability.Focusing on the quality and growth potential of students, we have incorporated a student survey to ask about opportunities for interaction with faculty members and collaborative learning with the aim of using it to promote academic reform and globalization of the university. ..The aim is to show the value of universities other than the difficulty of entrance exams to students and society, and to disseminate the diversity of Japanese universities to the world.The ranking index consists of four fields: "educational resources," "educational fulfillment," "educational achievement," and "internationality."

Reference: [THE World University Rankings Japan Version] "THE World University Rankings Japan Version 2021" -Tohoku University is the top for the second consecutive year

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