Tokyo University in Japan is the highest ranked university in Asia, followed by another Japanese university - Kyoto.

ANU is the top ranked institution in Australia and placed at third position in Asia (World Rank 59th).

A total of 18 institutions in China made into the Top 100 list in Asia.
Japan has 31 universities in the list, while Australia has 15 universities in Asian Top 100.

Ranking of Top 100 Institutions in Asia by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2008:

Regional Rank, Institution
1 Tokyo Univ
2 Kyoto Univ
3 Australian Natl Univ
4 Hebrew Univ Jerusalem
5 Osaka Univ
6 Univ Melbourne
7 Tohoku Univ
8 Univ Sydney
9-16 Kyushu Univ
9-16 Nagoya Univ
9-16 Natl Univ Singapore
9-16 Technion Israel Inst Tech
9-16 Tel Aviv Univ
9-16 Tokyo Inst Tech
9-16 Univ Queensland
9-16 Univ Western Australia
17-22 Hokkaido Univ
17-22 Natl Taiwan Univ
17-22 Seoul Natl Univ
17-22 Tsukuba Univ
17-22 Univ New South Wales
17-22 Weizmann Inst Sci
23-41 Chinese Univ Hong Kong
23-41 Hiroshima Univ
23-41 Hong Kong Univ Sci & Tech
23-41 Keio Univ
23-41 Kobe Univ
23-41 Korea Advanced Inst Sci & Tech
23-41 Macquarie Univ
23-41 Monash Univ
23-41 Nanjing Univ
23-41 Peking Univ
23-41 Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ
23-41 Tsinghua Univ
23-41 Univ Adelaide
23-41 Univ Auckland
23-41 Univ Hong Kong
23-41 Univ Otago
23-41 Univ Sci & Tech China
23-41 Yonsei Univ
23-41 Zhejiang Univ
42-68 Bar Ilan Univ
42-68 Ben Gurion Univ
42-68 City Univ Hong Kong
42-68 Flinders Univ South Australia
42-68 Fudan Univ
42-68 Hanyang Univ
42-68 Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ
42-68 Indian Inst Sci
42-68 Indian Inst Tech - Kharagpur
42-68 James Cook Univ North Queensland
42-68 Kanazawa Univ
42-68 Korea Univ
42-68 Massey Univ
42-68 Nanyang Tech Univ
42-68 Natl Cheng Kung Univ
42-68 Natl Chiao Tung Univ
42-68 Natl Tsing Hua Univ
42-68 Niigata Univ
42-68 Okayama Univ
42-68 Pohang Univ Sci & Tech
42-68 Sungkyunkwan Univ
42-68 Tokyo Med & Dental Univ
42-68 Univ Newcastle
42-68 Univ Tasmania
42-68 Univ Wollongong
42-68 Waseda Univ
42-68 Yamaguchi Univ
69-100 Chang Gung Univ
69-100 Chiba Univ
69-100 China Agr Univ
69-100 Dalian Univ Tech
69-100 Ehime Univ
69-100 Gifu Univ
69-100 Gunma Univ
69-100 Harbin Inst Tech
69-100 Huazhong Univ Sci & Tech
69-100 Jilin Univ
69-100 Kagoshima Univ
69-100 La Trobe Univ
69-100 Lanzhou Univ
69-100 Nagasaki Univ
69-100 Nankai Univ
69-100 Nara Inst Sci & Tech
69-100 Natl Cent Univ
69-100 Natl Yang Ming Uni
69-100 Nihon Uni
69-100 Osaka City Uni
69-100 Osaka Prefecture Uni
69-100 Pusan Natl Uni
69-100 Shandong Uni
69-100 Sichuan Uni
69-100 Tianjin Uni
69-100 Tokyo Metropolitan Uni
69-100 Tokyo Uni Agr & Tech
69-100 Uni Canterbury
69-100 Uni Istanbul
69-100 Uni Tokushima
69-100 Victoria Uni Wellington
69-100 Zhongshan Uni

Source: ARWU

* Institutions within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.

* Related Post: Asian Universities in World's Top 100 by THES

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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