Tokyo University is ranked 1st in Asia, with National Taiwan U in 2nd position and Beijing U in 3rd position. Singapore has 2 institutions in the Asian top 50 list - NUS in 4th place and NTU in 30th place.

Top 50 Universities in Asia
by Webometrics Ranking Web of World Universities:

Asian Rank, Institution, Country

1 U OF TOKYO JAPAN

2 NATIONAL TAIWAN U TAIWAN

3 BEIJING U CHINA

4 NATIONAL U OF SINGAPORE SINGAPORE

5 KYOTO U JAPAN

6 U OF HONG KONG HONG KONG

7 KEIO U JAPAN

8 CHINESE U OF HONG KONG HONG KONG

9 NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNI TAIWAN

10 UOF TSUKUBA JAPAN

11 NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNI TAIWAN

12 SEOUL NATIONAL UNI KOREA

13 OSAKA UNI JAPAN

14 TSINGHUA U CHINA CHINA

15 NAGOYA U JAPAN

16 TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY JAPAN

17 TOHOKU U JAPAN

18 KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY KOREA

19 PRINCE OF SONGKLA U THAILAND

20 NATIONAL CHENG KUNG U TAIWAN

21 HONG KONG UNI OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY HONG KONG

22 NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL U TAIWAN

23 KYUSHU U JAPAN

24 ZHEJIANG U CHINA

25 NATIONAL TSING HUA U TAIWAN TAIWAN

26 SHANGHAI JIAO TONG U CHINA

27 CHULALONGKORN U THAILAND

28 U OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA CHINA

29 NATIONAL CENTRAL U TAIWAN

30 NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL U SINGAPORE

31 KASETSART U THAILAND

32 FUDAN U CHINA

33 UNITED NATIONS U JAPAN

34 HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC U HONG KONG

35 RITSUMEIKAN U JAPAN

36 CITY U OF HONG KONG HONG KONG

37 KOBE UNIV JAPAN

38 NATIONAL CHENGCHI U TAIWAN

39 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BOMBAY INDIA

40 TAMKANG U TAIWAN

41 POHANG UNI OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY KOREA

42 NATIONAL CHUNG CHENG U TAIWAN

43 HIROSHIMA UNIV JAPAN

44 HONG KONG BAPTIST U HONG KONG

45 I-SHOU U TAIWAN

46 YONSEI U KOREA

47 WASEDA U JAP.

48 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE BANGALORE INDIA

49 KOREA U KOREA

50 SHANDONG U CHINA

Source: Webometrics 2008

* Related Post: Top Universities in South East Asia 2009

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
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