Best Computer Science Schools in Asia. University Rankings 2021

The latest smartphones, smart speakers, data encryption, self-driving cars, IoT (the internet of things) — these are only a few things which wouldn’t have existed without the brilliant work of computer scientists.

If you dream of working in this field, you’ll need a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Computer Science. But if Asia is your favourite study destination, which are the best universities for Computer Science studies?

1. Computer Science – US News World University Ranking 2021

Check out other top-ranked computer science schools on the US News website.

2. Computer Science – QS Rankings by Subject 2020

View the full Computer Science ranking created by TopUniversities.

Software programming, subdiscipline of Computer Science

3. Computer Science – Times Higher Education Rankings 2021

  • National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Tsinghua University, China
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Peking University, China
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  • Zhejiang University, China
  • The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea

Discover other top Asian computer science universities on the official Times Higher Education page.

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Student reviews of the best computer science schools in Asia

Student reviews are a quick and easy way to learn more about what you can expect from a certain university or city. Check out some of the reviews left by students who enrolled at some of the universities ranked above:

National University of Singapore – student review

“If you are searching for an academically rigorous and challenging study experience, as well as an opportunity to live amongst people from multiple backgrounds and ethnicities; NUS is the place to go.”

The Chinese University of Hong Kong – student review

“The experience in the CUHK is great. The campus is big and comfortable with lots of support for your studies, i.e. equipped with front-edged technologies and with a number of libraries. You can meet people with different cultural backgrounds here, and there are activities for you to make friends and to interact with others.”

Zhejiang University – student review

“Studying at Zhejiang University for a one-year period, I had the possibility to come into contact with people from all around the world. It was a great experience from both the academic and personal point of view.”

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