The website ranks universities worldwide based on the institutions’ academic research and reputation every year, allowing students to compare universities around the world and to find which best to suit them.
This year it has made a list of 1,500 universities of more than 85 countries from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Australia/New Zealand.
The Best Global University rankings evaluate nearly 40 subject areas, ranging from chemistry, physics, engineering, and computer science to agricultural sciences, social sciences and public health, oncology and surgery.
Honorably Ho Chi Minh City – based Ton Duc Thang university was ranked #623 worldwide and #123 in Asia. Notably, the university came in #260 in Engineering, its highest position globally so far.
Three other Vietnamese universities have also made the list, namely Hanoi-based National University (placed #949), Ho Chi Minh City-based National University (#1,271) and Hanoi-based University of Technology (1,356).
Previously, on August 5, 2020, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) also announced the ranking of the world’s best universities in 2020, and Ton Duc Thang University was the only Vietnamese university to make the list. The university was ranked in the Top 701-800 globally, an increase of at least 200 notches compared to the 2019 rankings.