UI named best university in Indonesia and ranks 878th globally

UI named best university in Indonesia and ranks 878th globally

The University of Indonesia campus in Depok, West Java. (ANTARA/HO-Humas UI)

Hopefully UI can further improve its performance optimally, so that it remains the best in the country
Depok, West Java (ANTARA) - The University of Indonesia (UI) is named the best university in Indonesia, and ranked 878th in the world by international university ranking agency U.S. News Best Global Universities 2022.

The Rector of UI, Prof. Ari Kuncoro, in a statement here on Sunday, lauded the achievements of UI during 2021 and thanked all elements at UI who had worked hard and contributed to the ranking.

"Hopefully UI can further improve its performance optimally, so that it remains the best in the country. Synergy and contributions are needed from the academic community as an effort to continuously raise UI's ranking at the global level," he said.

US News & World Report Best Global Universities is created to provide insight into how universities compare globally.

Since the number of prospective students planning to apply outside their home country has increased, the Best Global Universities Rankings – which focus on academic research and university reputation – can help prospective students accurately compare institutions around the world.

The US News Best Global Universities 2022 also placed UI in 15th position in Southeast Asia, and 217th in Asia.

The US News ranking includes institutions in the United States and those in more than 80 other countries.

Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

Besides, the University of Indonesia is ranked 389th in Clinical Medicine subject by the US News Best Global Universities.

UI is the only Indonesian Clinical Medicine included in the ranking by subject. The state-owned university ranks 10th in Southeast Asia, and 389th in the world as Best Universities for Clinical Medicine.

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