Sun Yat-sen University

WORLD RANK

2010-11
171

Guang Zhou, China

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    49.6
  • Teaching
    46.2
  • International outlook
    29.3
  • Industry income
    41.2
  • Research
    34.7
  • Citations
    70.2

Founded by the anti-imperialist leader himself in 1924, National Guangdong University was renamed after him in 1926, the year of his death. Its motto comprises five directives: "Study extensively; inquire accurately; reflect carefully; discriminate clearly; practise earnestly". With 36,000 students, its 23 schools and colleges offer graduate courses across 17 disciplines.