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World University Rankings 2011-12: Asia

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
30
The University of Tokyo
Japan
74.3
34
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
72.3
40
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore
70.9
49 Peking University China
65.6
52 Kyoto University Japan
64.8
53 Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Republic of Korea
64.6
62
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
61.7
71 Tsinghua University China
59.5
94 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Republic of Korea
54.5
108 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
52.8
119 Osaka University Japan
51.0
120 Tohoku University Japan
50.8
121 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
50.4
124
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea
50.1
151 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
46.6
154 National Taiwan University Taiwan
46.2
166 Tel Aviv University Israel
45.4
169
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
45.0
192 University of Science and Technology of China China
42.7
193 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
42.6
201-225
Bilkent University
Turkey
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201-225 Nagoya University Japan
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201-225 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
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201-225 Technion Israel Institute of Technology Israel
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226-250 Fudan University China
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226-250
Korea University
Republic of Korea
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226-250 National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
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226-250
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Japan
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226-250 Yonsei University Republic of Korea
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251-275
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
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251-275 Kyushu University Japan
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251-275 Nanjing University China
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251-275 National Sun Yat-Sen University Taiwan
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251-275 University of Tsukuba Japan
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276-300 Hokkaido University Japan
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276-300
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong
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276-300 Istanbul Technical University Turkey
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276-300 Middle East Technical University Turkey
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276-300 Sun Yat-sen University China
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276-300 Tokyo Medical and Dental University Japan
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301-350 Bar-Ilan University Israel
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301-350
Boğaziçi University
Turkey
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301-350 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay India
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301-350 Keio University Japan
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301-350
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taiwan
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301-350 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
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301-350 Sharif University of Technology Iran
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301-350 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Republic of Korea
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301-350 Zhejiang University China
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350-400 Harbin Institute of Technology China
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350-400 Hiroshima University Japan
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350-400 Kobe University Japan
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350-400 Kyung Hee University Republic of Korea
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350-400 Mahidol University Thailand
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350-400 National Central University Taiwan
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350-400 National Taiwan Ocean University Taiwan
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350-400 Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Japan
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350-400 Waseda University Japan
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350-400 Wuhan University China
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350-400 Yuan Ze University Taiwan
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