24 Apr 2021

The WUR Version: Telkom University as Number One Private University in Indonesia

BANDUNG, Telkom University – Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (WUR) issued a world ranking based on the Impact Rankings 2021.

Citing the official website www.timeshighereducation.com, in this ranking, THE WUR gives a ranking to 1,115 universities from 94 countries based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) determined by the United Nations (UN).

There are four aspects in the assessment of THE Impact Rankings, namely Research, Teaching, Stewardship, and Outreach.

Based on the ranking, Telkom University ranks as first for private universities (PTS) in Indonesia and the 10th position in Indonesia along with 9 State Universities (PTN). In the world rankings, Telkom University is ranked 201-300 in the world.

Telkom University achieved the 4 highest points in the categories Affordable and clean energy, clean water and sanitation, Industry innovation and infrastructure, and Partnership for the Goals with a total of 71.0-77.4 points.

Rector of Telkom University, Prof. Adiwijaya explained, Telkom University’s world achievement was again Telkom University’s commitment to continue to provide the best for the people of Indonesia and the world.

“From the Impact Rankings, we continue to develop SDGs at Telkom University, by continuing to make innovations to advance the Indonesian nation and benefit society.” He explained.

Therefore, Prof. Adiwijaya added, the need for research collaboration in creating innovations for a sustainable future, the collaboration between the world of education, the world of industry, and the government.

“We also continue to encourage researchers at Tel-U to continue to collaborate both between fields of science and between educational institutions and industry, because by collaborating, new ideas will emerge to jointly solve problems in society.” He explained.

Congratulations to all Telkom University academicians for the achievements, the Chancellor said that this was the result of hard work and smart work from Telkom University academics as well as contributions from alumni and all stakeholders.

“This achievement is a mandate for us (Tel-U) to continue to provide the best for the Indonesian nation. We hope that this achievement can be beneficial not only for the academic community but also as an encouragement for all of us to make the best contribution to the people and nation of Indonesia.” He explained.

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