On October 12, the Times Higher Education ranking organization announced the results of the World University Rankings 2023 (THE WUR 2023). 

Vietnam has 6 higher education institutions participating in this ranking, including: Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Duy Tan University, and Ton Duc Thang University. and Hue University.

Specifically, Duy Tan University and Ton Duc Thang University in the group of 401-500; Hanoi National University in the 1001-1200 group; Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hue University and Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City in the 1501+ group.

Compared to the 2022 ranking period, THE WUR 2023 has 240 more participating higher education institutions and 137 more ranked higher education institutions.

Ranking results of Vietnam National University, Hanoi in the ranking THE WUR 2023

The top 5 higher education institutions in the world in this ranking are: University of Oxford, Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Science and Technology.

In Asia, the top higher education institutions include: Peking University and Tsinghua University (China), National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).

THE WUR Rankings evaluate universities globally based on research into a university's core missions, according to sets of standardized metrics to provide comprehensive and fair comparisons. 

Based on the scientific database SCOPUS (Elsevier Publishing) provided, independent surveys and university data, THE WUR's scoring and data processing is provided by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). ), an independent, professional, performance-monitoring audit organization.

The criteria of THE WUR 2023 remain the same as the recent world rankings, according to 5 groups of performance criteria including: Teaching (learning environment) with a weighted score of 30%; research (volume, income and reputation) with a weight of 30%; citations (research influence) with a weight of 30%; internationalization (of staff, students and research) with a weight of 7.5%; income from knowledge and technology transfer with a weight of 2.5%.