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Domestic and International Evaluations

QS Asia University Rankings 2020(Announced on November, 2019)

KU took the top spot in the International Research Network (IRN) indicator ranking among Korean universities, showing how KU has been proactively conducting collaborative research with prestigious overseas universities. KU firmly retained its positions in Employer Reputation (12th) and Research Reputation (18th), outstanding results.

The 1st among private universities in Asia

12 atop the rankings among private comprehensive universities in Korea for the fourth consecutive year

QS World University Rankings 2019-20(Announced on June, 2019)

Once again, KU saw steady improvement in its placing among world universities. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a world-renowned university rating agency in the UK, ranked Korea University as the 83rd best university in the world in 2020. This rank was achieved in competition with European universities with hundreds of years of history and American universities with multibillion dollar budgets.

The 1st among private universities in Korea

83 Climbed 3 places from last year’s ranking

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 (Announced on March, 2019)

This year, KU had 26 disciplines in the top 100, 4 more than the previous year. The university has continued its upward momentum, placing 20 disciplines in 2015, 23 in 2016, 24 in 2017, and 22 in 2018.

KU stands among the
top 100 universities in 26
out of 48 subject areas

26 In 48 subject areas,
KU stands among the
top 100 universities

Evaluation Team
Tel: 02-3290-2723 E-mail: Fax: 02-928-9120 Update : 2019-12-26