The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-2013 list the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.

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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 (TMDU) 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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