Taipei Medical University Ranked Top 400 in the 2020 World University Rankings

Source: Office of Global Engagement

Published on 2019-10-25

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has ranked in the top 400 of the world’s universities in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, improving its position between 501-600 the previous year.


Vice President Chien-jen Chen (fourth from left) presents the gold award to the Swaziland Overseas Medical Service Team

The only private institution among Taiwan’s top three universities, TMU is now widely recognized for its years’ of work in education and research.

As the results announced in September 2019, TMU shows outstanding performance in all five pillars, in particular, the score in Citations climbed nearly 200 places in rank. These outstanding performance shows that TMU has been on the right track in improving the quality of research in recent years through various resource inputs. Also, judging from the improved research reputation score, TMU has demonstrated academic performance that receives recognition from higher education institutions around the world.

Despite everything that has been achieved, TMU is ready to take it to the next level. In TMU 2030 White Paper, the University outlined its 10-year goals of development and strategies regarding education, research, health service, international outlook, industry-academic cooperation, and administration. At the same time, TMU is committed to becoming a world-class medical university by providing service and education with a constant pursuit of scientific breakthroughs and innovation.

Browse the full results of the World University Rankings 2020

TMU in the 2020 rankings

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The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 includes over 1,400 higher education institutions. The result is based on 13 indicators that evaluate the performance of universities around the world in five areas: Teaching (the learning environment), Research (volume, income, and reputation), Citations (research influence), International outlook (staff, students and research), and Industry Income (knowledge transfer).

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