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Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
27 The University of Tokyo Japan
78.3
29 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
77.5
35 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
75.6
46 Peking University China
70.7
50 Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Republic of Korea
69.4
52 Tsinghua University China
67.1
54 Kyoto University Japan
66.8
59 Seoul National University Republic of Korea
65.9
65 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
64.4
68 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Republic of Korea
64.0
86 Nanyang Technological University Singapore
59.4
124 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
54.4
128 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
53.7
134 National Taiwan University Taiwan
53.2
137 Tohoku University Japan
53.1
137 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
53.1
147 Osaka University Japan
52.0
158 Tel Aviv University Israel
50.5
182 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
48.5
183 Yonsei University Republic of Korea
48.2
193 Technion Israel Institute of Technology Israel
46.9
201-225 Fudan University China
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201-225 Middle East Technical University Turkey
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201-225 Nagoya University Japan
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201-225 University of Science and Technology of China China
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201-225 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Republic of Korea
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226-250 Bilkent University Turkey
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226-250 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur India
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226-250 Koç University Turkey
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226-250 Korea University Republic of Korea
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226-250 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
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251-275 National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
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251-275 Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong
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251-275 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay India
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251-275 Nanjing University China
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251-275 Tokyo Metropolitan University Japan
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276-300 Boğaziçi University Turkey
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276-300 Istanbul Technical University Turkey
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276-300 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
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276-300 Tokyo Medical and Dental University Japan
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301-350 National Cheng Kung University Taiwan
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301-350 Hokkaido University Japan
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301-350 Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong
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301-350 King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia
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301-350 Kyushu University Japan
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301-350 Renmin University of China China
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301-350 Sharif University of Technology Iran
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301-350 National Sun Yat-Sen University Taiwan
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301-350 Sun Yat-sen University China
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301-350 University of Tsukuba Japan
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301-350 Zhejiang University China
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351-400 National Central University Taiwan
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351-400 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee India
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351-400 Keio University Japan
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351-400 King Mongkut's University of Technology, Thonburi Thailand
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351-400 National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Taiwan
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351-400 Waseda University Japan
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