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Jakarta Post

Indonesian universities climb world's top 400 rankings

  • Erwida Maulia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, October 14 2008   /  10:18 am

Indonesia's three most prominent universities were once again ranked among the world's top 400 institutions of higher education, but still remain a far cry from cracking the prestigious top 200 list. The University of Indonesia (UI) rose significantly in the 2008 rankings published by the Times Higher Education Magazine-QS (THE-QS), climbing from 395th place in 2007 to 287th. The Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) rose from 369th last year to 315th, while Gadjah Mada University (UGM), the country's oldest university, improved from 360th place to 316th. THE-QS published its fifth annual top 200 university rankings last week. The remaining list of the top 400 were publicly released Monday. However, many of the universities ranked have been notified in advance. For the fifth straight year, Harvard University topped the rankings. The top 10 has ...