On November 27, QS released the QS University Rankings of Asia, 2020, and the GDUFS successfully entered the top 500 in Asia for the first time.
The list shows that a total of 557 universities from different Asian countries and regions are on the list. And there are 165 universities from China stepping into the top 500 in Asia, making China the country with the largest number of ranked universities. Others include India(101), Japan(87) and South Korea(71). Among them, 118 in mainland China (6 newly ranked universities: Nanjing University of Technology, Shanghai University of Science and Technology, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guizhou University, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, Northeast Agricultural University), 8 in Hong Kong, China (Top 3 universities in Hong Kong, China has retrogressed this year), 37 in Taiwan, China (20 in Taiwan University, 2 improved), and 2 in Macau, China (93 in Macau, 5 improved).
It is reported that there are 11 indicators in the index system of the QS Asian University Rankings. The ranking data includes the world’s largest academic peer review and survey of top employers, taking into account the opinions of 94672 top academic experts and 44884 employers worldwide.