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Last year AppliedHE published a ranking of private universities in six Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. This has now become the ASEAN Plus ranking including universities in Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, and Taiwan.
The methodology is based on six indicators: Teaching and Learning (40% weighting), Employability (15%), Research (15%), Community Engagement (10%), Internationalization (10%), and International Reputation (10%).
The top five universities in this year’s ranking are:
- Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia
- Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Universitas Tarumanagara, Indonesia
- Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia
- University of Santo Tomas, Philippines.
The top universities in the various sub-rankings are:
Teaching and Learning; Western Caspian University, Azerbaijan
Graduate Employability; Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Research; Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia
Community Engagement; International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Bangladesh
Internationalization; Krirk University, Thailand
Peer Reputation; Bina Nusantara University.