Top 75 Asia's Most Innovative Universities By Reuters

Recently, the Reuters released a list of 75 universities in the continent of Asia which are known for their innovation. The list features Asia's most innovative universities, which identifies the educational institutions that are ar doing the most advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the global economy.

Of the 75 elite universities of the Asian continent, only 2 Indian institutions have made it to the list. 22 Chinese universities are in the list. Out of the top 20, 17 institutions are in Japan and South Korea.


The only 2 Indian universities appearing in the top 75 are the Indian Institutes of Technologies and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

The below list features the top 75 most innovative universities in Asia:

Rank by Reuters Name of the Institution Country
1 Korea Advanced Institute of

Science & Technology (KAIST) South Korea 2 University of Tokyo Japan 3 Seoul National University South Korea

4 Osaka University Japan 5 Pohang University of Science

& Technology (POSTECH) South Korea

6 Tohoku University Japan 7 Kyoto University Japan 8 Sungkyunkwan University South Korea

9 Yonsei University South Korea

10 Keio University Japan 11 National University of

Singapore Singapore 12 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan 13 Tsinghua University China 14 Korea University South Korea

15 Hanyang University South Korea

16 Peking University China 17 Gwangju Institute of Science

& Technology South Korea

18 Kyushu University Japan 19 Nagoya University Japan 20 Hokkaido University Japan 21 Chinese University of Hong

Kong China 22 Ajou University South Korea

23 Zhejiang University China 24 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China 25 Kyung Hee University South Korea

26 Hiroshima University Japan 27 University of Auckland New Zealand

28 University of Sydney Australia 29 University of Tsukuba Japan 30 Hong Kong University of

Science & Technology China 31 Tokyo Medical & Dental

University Japan 32 Monash University Australia 33 University of Queensland Australia 34 University of Melbourne Australia 35 Nanyang Technological

University Singapore 36 Fudan University China 37 Chonnam National University South Korea

38 Okayama University Japan 39 Shinshu University Japan 40 Kumamoto University Japan 41 Tianjin University China 42 Kanazawa University Japan 43 Ewha Womans University South Korea

44 Inha University South Korea

45 East China University of

Science & Technology China 46 Chiba University


47 Beijing University of

Chemical Technology China 48 Waseda University Japan 49 South China University of

Technology China 50 Kyungpook National University South Korea

51 Chonbuk National University South Korea

52 University of New South Wales Australia 53 Catholic University of Korea

South Korea

54 Pusan National University South Korea

55 Nanjing University China 56 University of Hong Kong China 57 Huazhong University of Science & Technology China 58 Southeast University China 59 Konkuk University South Korea

60 Kobe University Japan 61 Dalian University of Technology China 62 Nankai University China 63 Harbin Institute of Technology China 64 Xian Jiaotong University China 65 Chung Ang University South Korea

66 Hong Kong Polytechnic University China 67 Sichuan University China 68 Sun Yat-sen University China 69 Gyeongsang National

University South Korea

70 Nihon University Japan 71 Indian Institute of

Technology (IIT) India 72 Indian Institute of Science

(IISC) - Bangalore India 73 Putra University Malaysia Malaysia 74 University of South Australia Australia 75 University of Malaya Malaysia

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