THE World Reputation Rankings: Keio University Ranked 9th in Japan and 151–175th in the World
Nov. 12, 2020
On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Times Higher Education (THE) announced the "THE World Reputation Rankings 2020." Keio University ranked 151–175th for the first time in these rankings, which began in 2011.
Researchers from around the world were asked about the reputation of universities for their research and educational capacities, and rankings were made based on the results. To date, only a Top 100 had been announced by THE, but this year, a top 200 was announced for the first time. The current ranking is based on the responses obtained from 11,004 researchers in 132 countries in a reputation survey conducted from November 2019 to February 2020.
Among Japanese universities, the University of Tokyo was ranked 10th in the world. From Japan, 12 institutions comprising the 11 universities of RU11 (Research University 11) and RIKEN were ranked, with the two private universities among these being Keio and Waseda University (176–200).
THE World Reputation Rankings 2020 (Japanese universities and research institutes)
Name of university
University of Tokyo
Tokyo Institute of Technology
University of Tsukuba
Note: 51st and below are announced by band (group). Rankings within the same band are not announced.
Details of the ranking list and aggregation method are shared below.