NDO/VNA – Two Vietnamese universities – Vietnam National University (VNU), Hanoi and VNU Ho Chi Minh City -
Two Vietnamese universities in the ARWU 2021.
NDO – Two Vietnamese representatives have been listed among the institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021.
The institutions are Ton Duc Thang University and Duy Tan University and have been placed in the 601-700 group.
Previously, Ton Duc Thang University became the first higher education institution in Vietnam to enter the ARWU in 2019, in the 901-1000 group. The university was also the only one listed in the ranking in 2020, jumping to the 701-800 group.
This year, Harvard University (in the US) topped the ranking list, followed by Stanford University in the US and Cambridge University in the UK.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities was originally compiled and issued by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2003 but has been published and copyrighted annually by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.
ARWU evaluates universities worldwide based on self-built scientific databases, with criteria including: quality of education, quality of lecturers, scientific research, and academic productivity per capita.