Bogor, MINA – An independent QS institution, as one of the organizer of making rank universities in the world, issued official ranking results for the period of June 2019 – May 2020.
IPB University is in the position of 601-650 world rankings, up about 100 levels compared to the previous year. Last year IPB was ranked 701-750 for the World University Ranking (WUR), and ranked 130 for Asia University Ranking (AUR).
This year, the rank of IPB in QS World University Ranking by subject on Agriculture and Forestry remained in the Top 100. IPB University has been in this position in the last four years.
QS WUR ranking is carried out on 1,620 universities that meet the requirements of a total of 4,763 tertiary institutions considered in 151 countries.
The assessment is carried out strictly every year based on six assessment categories namely academic reputation, employer reputation, lecturer and student ratio, scientific publication citations per lecturer and international lecturer ratios, as well as the ratio of international students.
Indicators that significantly strengthened the position of IPB this year, include academic reputation and internalization.
Chancellor of IPB University, Dr. Arif Satria expressed his gratitude and thanked all parties for the achievement of IPB in increase of 100 levels in ranking of QS WUR.
“This is the result of all of our hard work in research and internationalization performance improvement programs, along with the increasing enthusiasm to produce innovations that are expected to contribute positively improving national competitiveness,” Arif said in a written statement received by MINA, Thursday June 20.
He revealed that in the last ten years, IPB is the most producer of innovation (39 percent) according to the Business Innovation Center.
“This will continue to strengthen IPB’s commitment to make a significant contribution in improving the welfare of national community and industry. Thus, we hope that the existence of IPB can truly be felt by the people of Indonesia, “he added.
Furthermore, Arif asserted, ranking is not merely a goal, but rather as one measure of the performance of an ongoing process.
The Dean of Postgraduate School of IPB as Chair of QS WUR Task Force at IPB, Prof. Dr. Anas M. Fauzi conveyed the need for continuous efforts to improve academic reputation and performance, accompanied by support for education and research infrastructure, data and information systems, facilitation for international partners, improvement of graduates’ readiness, and qualifications, and strengthening promotion. (TL/Sj/P2)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)