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Research Paper | Education Management | Vietnam | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019
Ranking Higher Education in Current Situation in Vietnam
Abstract: In the process of developing higher education in Vietnam, there is a need to rank universities. In recent time, universities in Vietnam have mainly participated in international university rankings such as: QS, webometrics, Unirank,. . . In fact, the ranking position of universities in Vietnam in international university rankings was not high and in the opinion of many experts, most of the criteria of international university rankings were not suitable for universities of Vietnam. In such a context, in September 2017, a group of independent experts published a ranking of 49 Vietnamese universities based on the evaluation criteria they developed and determined with the reference; analyze the criteria of the ranking of international universities. This was the first time that there was a ranking for Vietnamese universities. However, there are many critical comments about the criteria, the rating method, the data collected for ranking and the ranking results of the universities. The paper addresses the role of ranking universities in Vietnam, the current ranking status of Vietnamese universities and proposes some solutions for ranking universities in Vietnam.
Keywords: rankings, universities, university and higher education rankings, Vietnam
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,
Pages: 550 - 553