TMU jumps 19 places in Times Higher Education Asia Rankings

Source: Office of Global Engagement

Published on 2019-05-21

When the Times Higher Education announced its 2019 Asian University Rankings on May 2, 2019, Taipei Medical University improved its standing by 19 positions, moving from 83rd in 2018 to 64th.


This places TMU fifth among universities in Taiwan, which is an exceptional result.

Taipei Medical University first made it to the top 100 THE Asian Universities in 2017, and made further progress this year by improving its scores in the Research”, “Citation” and “International Outlook categories, with citation increasing significantly.

The improvement in scores reflects the university’s efforts in biomedical translational research. By encouraging faculty and students to develop international collaborations, TMU’s research and academic output are bearing fruit and being recognized worldwide.

Times Higher Education evaluates Asian universities against five categories (Teaching, Research, Citations, International Outlook, and Industry Outcomes), using the same13 metrics as THE’s World University Rankings. President Chien-Huang Lin said these continuing exceptional results prove that TMU is realizing its goal of becoming a top-tier international medical university.

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