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Continuous good evaluation by an internationally credible evaluation institution

Evaluation of 1,799 universities in 104 countries of the world including 37 Korean universities

Domestically 6th in Leiden Ranking, world-level research power with domestically 1st for consecutive 8 years the area of mathematics & computer science

[October 17, 2022]

     2023 Korea University Ranking evaluated by THE (Times Higher Education)    

Korea ranking

World ranking

University

1

56

Seoul National University

2

78

Yonsei University

3

91

KAIST

4

163

POSTECH

5

170

Sungkyunkwan University

6

174

UNIST

7

201-250

Korea University

8

251-300

Kyunghee University



Sejong University

10

401-500

Hanyang University

11

501-600

GIST

12

601-800

Ajou University



Chung-ang University



Konkuk University



Ulsan University

16

801-1000

YU



Ewha Womans University



Kyungpook National University

19

1001-1200

Chonnam National University



Inha University



Jeonbuk National University



Pusan National University



Sogang University


YU ranked 16th in Korea in “2023 World University Rankings” reported by THE (Times Higher Education), a British global university evaluation institution. YU jumped two places from 18th last year.


Recently reported “THE World University Rankings 2023” included 1,799 universities in 104 countries of the world.In case of Korea, 37 universities including YU, Seoul National University, Yonsei University, and KAIST, etc. included in the ranking list. Ewha Womans University and Kyungpook National University as well as YU ranked 16th in Korea.


THE established in 1971 is one of the most prestigious global university evaluation institutions in the world and has been reporting world university ranking every year since 2004.Universities are evaluated based on five indexes such as Educational condition(30%), Research performance (30%), Thesis citation count (30%), Globalization (7.5%), and Industrial research budgets (2.5%). Especially, THE ranking  is recognized as having high credibility worldwide as strict standard is applied focused in research and educational conditions rather than reputation of universities.


Evaluation by “2022 Leiden Ranking” reported in June is further surprising. YU ranked 6th in the overall ranking, a jump from 14th last year.YU showed unrivaled research power with 1st domestic rank for consecutive eight years in the area of mathematics & computer science.Especially, world rank in the area of mathematics & computer science is significantly elevated.World-level research power of YU was recognized with 55th in 1,318 evaluated universities and with 14th in 561 Asian universities.Also, YU showed elevated ranking in most academic areas including domestic 7th in life and earth sciences and domestic 16th in natural science and engineering area.Leiden Ranking evaluates ranking of world universities based on qualitative levels of theses to show research power.


President CHOI Oe-chool of YU said, “Educational and research levels of YU are continuously evaluated as good by globally accepted university evaluation institutions. Globally competitive academic areas may be globally recognized regardless of location of universities. I will make all support to enhance educational and research levels of YU in all academic areas.”