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Mahidol University Ranked 1st Among Thai Universities in QS Asian University Ranking 2010


The QS Asian University Ranking Ranked Mahidol University 1st Among Thai Universities and Ranked 28th in Asia Region.

Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, M.D., President of Mahidol University said that this is the second consecutive year that Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS) ranked Mahidol University 1st among Thai Universities. With the ranking that climbed from the 30th in the previous year to 28th in this year, it shows another major step of success for the university. Not only publications in international academic peer review journals that indicate research quality, Mahidol University focuses on the academic, teaching and learning, satisfaction of future employers, and Student/Faculty ratio. These are criteria that Mahidol University performed well.

QS Asian Universities Ranking employed 5 criteria: Asian Academic Peer Review (30%), Asian Employer Review (10%), Student/Faculty ratio (20%), Bibliometrics – Papers per Faculty and Citations per Paper (30%) (Papers per Faculty / Citations per Paper), International factors (10%) (International Faculty / International Students / Inbound Exchange Student / Outbound Exchange Students). In 2010, QS ranked top 200 Asian institutions. University of Hong Kong ranked first, and seven universities in Thailand were ranked in top 200 Asian university. The universities are Mahidol University, Chulalongkorn University, Chiang Mai University, Thammasat University, Prince of Songkla University, Khon Kaen University, and Kasetsart University, respectively.

Mahidol University aims to become excellence in 4 aspects: excellence in research, excellence in building tomorrow’s leader, excellence in health care services, and excellence in academic. These goals are truly for Thai society and our country. These goals have been set, and we are developing ourselves to reach them.

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Post Date : May 14, 2010

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