China’s Universities Climb Ranking in Times Global Survey

Tsinghua University. (LightRocket/Getty/Kyodo)

LONDON (Kyodo) — Chinese institutions moved up in the latest ranking of the world’s best universities, with Tsinghua University securing joint 20th place to become the first from Asia to break into the top 20 under the current system adopted in 2011.

Japan, meanwhile, has only two institutions in the top 200 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, with the University of Tokyo remaining the country’s highest-rated in joint 36th place, unchanged from last year.

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