UP’s role in spreading new knowledge and ideas propels the national university into the top 500 universities in the world and outranks universities in neighboring countries in terms of research citation.

UP scores another win after being shortlisted for the 2020 THE Awards Asia under the THE DataPoints Merit Award category, recognizing Asian universities “whose research excellence outpaces the recognition of their strength.”

The University of the Philippines is now at the top 70 notable universities from emerging economies in 2020.

This is according to the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings, where the University had steadily risen from the top 201-250 bracket in 2017, to the top 166 in 2018, and to the top 87 in 2019.

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London-based magazine Times Higher Education (THE) has placed the University of the Philippines in the world’s top 500 universities according to the 2020 THE World University Rankings. The national university is listed in the 401-500 group of 1,396 ranked research universities.This is UP’s fourth year in the rankings. 

The University of the Philippines moves up to the top 101-110 universities of the Asia-Pacific region, leaping from its place in the 151-160 bracket in 2018 and in the 201+ bracket in 2017, based on the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific University Ranking released on February 20, 2019.

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Riding on its research being cited by the world’s scholars, the University of the Philippines made a big jump in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings or the THE ranking of the top 359 universities of the region. The Philippine national university leaped from the 201st-250th ranked group in 2017 to the top 200, placing 156th, in 2018.