Waseda sees improvement in number of subjects ranked in global top 50

On February 27, the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 was released and Waseda University saw an overall improvement in the number of subjects ranked in global top 50 – from four in 2018 to five this year.

Among the five broad subject areas in the rankings (i.e. (1) Arts & Humanities, (2) Engineering & Technology, (3) Life Science & Medicine, (4) Natural Sciences and (5) Social Sciences & Management), Waseda performed best in Arts & Humanities, coming in 48th globally which is on par with New Zealand’s overall top performing university – the University of Auckland. Additionally, Waseda also outperformed all Japanese universities in Classics & Ancient History, coming in 34th in the global rank.