Five young Taiwan universities ranked among world’s top 150

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/04/07
By: Jennifer Huang and Evelyn Kao

London, April 7 (CNA) Five institutions in Taiwan have been included this

National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung. (CNA file photo)

National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung. (CNA file photo)

year in the Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old.

The five schools are National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (43rd), National Yang-Ming University (96th) and Chang Gung University, National Sun Yat-sen University and Yuan Ze University, which were listed in the 101-150 band.

Their listing gives Taiwan the distinction of having the most world-class young institutions in the top 150 list among all Asian countries.

Despite its comparatively high number of listings, however, Taiwan did not have many schools high up on the list, said Phil Baty, editor of the Times Higher Education Rankings.     [FULL  STORY]

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