On August 17, according to media reports, the Academic Ranking 2020 of the World University of soft science was released recently, with Harvard University, Stanford University and Cambridge University as the top three universities.Tsinghua University ranks second in Asia and 29th in the world, second only to Tokyo University. It is reported that the World University Academic Ranking of soft science is the first comprehensive global university ranking in the world. It was first released in 2003, and it is one of the most influential and authoritative university rankings in the world.
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In 2020, Harvard University has been ranked first in the world for the 18th consecutive year, Stanford University continues to maintain the second place in the world after Harvard University, and Cambridge University remains the third in the world. Of the top 10 universities, eight are from the United States and two from the UK.
Among the universities in the Asia Pacific region, Tokyo University of Japan performed the best, ranking 26th. Tsinghua University (29th) surpassed Kyoto University (34th) for the first time to win the second place in the Asia Pacific region.
Tsinghua University is the highest among Chinese universities, and Peking University is among the top 50 for the first time, ranking 49th in the world. Zhejiang University and Shanghai Jiaotong University ranked 58th and 63rd respectively in the world. China University of science and Technology (73) and Fudan University (100) were among the world's top 100 for the first time.
In the list of the world's top 1000 universities, there are 144 universities in mainland China this year. The number of Universities on the list has increased by 12 compared with last year. Among them, 71 universities have been listed in the global top 500, an increase of 13 compared with last year.