ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

East Asian universities climb higher in global rankings

Investment in education creates 'rising tide' of quality in the region, says THE

LONDON -- China's elite institutions continued to rise through the ranks, taking the top spot for Asia in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings, while Japan became the second-most represented country on the list with its top universities making strides.

China's Tsinghua University made a rapid ascent to become 22nd in the world, up from 30th last year and overtook National University of Singapore at 23rd, as well as other well-known institutions such as the London School of Economics and Political Science and New York University.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more