Malaysia Universities Ranking in 2009
The Times Higher Education (THE) Quacquarelli Symonds (Qs) has recently released the Top 100 Asian Universities List. This is the first regional ranking The Times.Universiti Malaya leads four other universities at 39th spot. The other four universities were Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (51st), Universiti Sains Malaysia (69th), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (82nd) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (90th).
QS managing director Nunzio Quacquarelli said the result of the QS.com Asian University Rankings was based on regional relevant measures of excellence.
“The top performing universities were distinguished not only by quality but also by high productivity of research, compared to their regional peers,” he said in a statement here yesterday.
He said Malaysian universities performed well, with high numbers of international students and faculties, which made Malaysia an attractive option for international students.
The Top 6 ranking as follows :
1. University of Hong Kong
2. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
3. University of Tokyo
4. Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
5. Kyoto University
6. Osaka University