Asia University’s Computer Science and Medicine Were Listed in the QS Subject Rankings

  • 2024-04-15
  • 人社院工讀生
In the field of Computer Science, Asia University ranks 10th in Taiwan and 1st among private universities. In the field of Medicine, Asia University ranks 9th in Taiwan and 5th among private universities.

The QS World University Rankings 2024, released on April 10th, includes Asia University in the global top 1000, ranked in the range of 901-950. This places Asia University as the 14th in Taiwan, and 3rd among private universities. In its latest subject rankings, Asia University made its debut in two subjects: Computer Science and Medicine. In the field of "Computer Science," it ranks between 651st and 700th globally, making it 10th in Taiwan and the top among private universities. In the Medicine field, it also ranks between 651st and 700th globally, making it 9th in Taiwan and 5th among private universities.

The "2024 QS World University Subject Rankings" marks its 14th year, covering over 96 countries, 1500 universities, and 55 subjects in its independent comparative report. Ben Sowter, Senior Vice President of QS, stated in an interview that the current global context, marked by rising inflation, political instability, and elections in over 50 countries, underscores the unprecedented importance of supporting higher education and international student mobility as drivers of innovation and societal progress. This edition of the rankings represents the largest-scale analysis ever conducted by QS, emphasizing the significance of diversity, research partnerships, investment, cross-border academic collaboration, and industry cooperation.

President Jeffrey J.P. Tsai of Asia University observed that Asia University has been ranked among the top universities in the world for 10 consecutive years by the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. Along with QSU.S. News & World Report, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, Asia University has consistently been ranked among the top 1000 universities globally according to these three major indicators of world university rankings.

President Tsai emphasized that in THE's "2024 World University Subject Rankings," Asia University has performed remarkably well in three major fields: Computer Science, Business and Economics, and Social Sciences, ranking as the top private university in Taiwan. In the fields of Clinical and Health and Life Sciences, Asia University ranks as the second among private universities, with all five major fields ranking within the top ten universities in Taiwan. Receiving recognition in the "2024 QS World University Subject Rankings" further demonstrates the international recognition of Asia University's academic performance.

Asia University's Dean for Research and Development, Prof. Hsu Ching-Hsien, expressed that the university is committed to promoting talent in the AI-driven smart healthcare industry and staying abreast of the latest global trends in artificial intelligence development. Most recently, President Tsai led the Asia University "AI Intelligence and Smart Healthcare" team of faculty members to attend the NVIDIA GTC 2024 Conference in Silicon Valley, USA. They also visited the AMD California headquarters and the Supermicro headquarters, actively engaging in discussions with American counterparts to deepen collaboration in the field of smart healthcare. Their efforts aim to develop AI medical platforms that benefit humanity. These international and cross-disciplinary collaborations have garnered attention worldwide, reflecting positively in the university's rankings in global subject evaluations.

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