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Chinese Institutions Gain Ground in Ranking of World’s Best Universities

By Kyodo News 8 September 2020

LONDON—Chinese institutions moved up in the latest ranking of the world’s best universities by the UK-based Times Higher Education magazine, with Tsinghua University securing joint 20th place to become the first from Asia to break into the top 20 under the current system adopted in 2011.

The number of Chinese entries in the top 100 doubled to six from three last year, with Peking University placed 23rd, moving up one spot, and Fudan University advancing to 70th from 109th.

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