Several notable institutions from Hong Kong also made the Asia-Pacific top ten list, includingHong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, placing 4th, 5th and 9th on the list, respectively.
Meanwhile, the University of Melbourne climbed back to the 3rd place from ranking 4th last year.
Most universities in mainland China rose up the ranks this year, except for Peking University, which dropped from its 3rd spot last year to 6th place this year.
According to Shanghaiist, China accounts for 23% of the 320 institutions included in this year’s survey.
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