ICEF Monitor – Regional rankings an important measure of investment and academic influence
17 Jul 2015
Nearly one in eight of the world’s top 200 universities, as ranked in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014/15, are from Asia. The same is true for one in five universities in the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings for 2014/15. Say what you will about rankings but the gains that Asian institutions have made on the international tables in recent years do provide an interesting indication of the growing academic influence of the region.
“The world expects that Asia will be the next global higher education superpower, after Europe and North America,” says Phil Baty, editor of Times Higher Education Rankings. Indeed, the region added four more institutions to the THE’s Top 200 this year alone and, at the current pace,could account for a quarter of the world’s top 200 institutions by 2040.
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