Best Private University in Indonesia-THE WUR 2021 Version is Telkom University
Best Private University in Indonesia-THE WUR Version is Telkom University. After being reinstated as the No.1 best private university in Indonesia last month at its 7th anniversary according to the Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia, this time Telkom University gain another glorious achievement. Based on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings page, Telkom University is among the world’s best universities and is included in the 9 best universities in Indonesia along with 8 state universities. THE World University Rankings is a globally recognized ranking institution and one of the top ranking providers for quality assessment of institutions worldwide. In today’s THE World University Rankings 2021, 1,500 universities from 93 countries and regions are included in the ranking, making THE the largest and most diverse university ranking to date.
THE World University Rankings itself routinely releases rankings of the best universities in the world with 5 assessment indicators such as:
- Knowledge Transfer
- International Outlook
From these indicators Telkom University managed to achieve the highest score on the citation indicator (Citations) and put Telkom University as the best Indonesian university according to the Times Higher Education version of the citation score category in Indonesia.
In the citation indicator, the assessment is carried out by measuring the role of the university in spreading new knowledge and ideas. Where THE counts the number of times the institution’s work is cited by scholars globally. This year THE examined more than 86 million citations for 13.6 million journal articles, article reviews, conference proceedings, books and book chapters published over the past five years. The data includes more than 24,000 academic journals indexed by Scopus Elsevier and all publications indexed between 2015 and 2019, and citations taken over 6 years from 2015 to 2020.
Overall, in the ranking of THE World University Rankings this time, Telkom University is included in the nine best universities in Indonesia according to THE World University Rankings, and still holds the title PTS no.1 in Indonesia. The Rector of Telkom University, Prof. Dr. Adiwijaya congratulated Telkom University for the achievement. This was the result of hard work and smart work of Telkom University academics as well as contributions from alumni and all stakeholders. “This achievement is a mandate for us (Telkom University) to continue to provide the best for the Indonesian people. Hopefully this achievement can be useful not only for the academic community but also as an encouragement for all of us to realize the best contribution to the people and nation of Indonesia”, he explained.(IO)***