IPB University Ranks 59th in 2020 QS WUR by Subject: Agriculture and Forestry


For five consecutive years, IPB University has always ranked amongst top 100 campuses in the world according to QS World University Ranking by Subject on Agriculture and Forestry. This year, there are three scientific fields in which IPB is ranked in: the Agriculture & Forestry at 59th place, Environmental Sciences in the 351-400 ranking, and Biological Sciences in the 551-600 ranking. This information was obtained from the official announcement by QS World University Ranking on March 4th, 2020. QS World University Ranking is one of the most referenced university ranking system in the world.

Coordinator of QS WUR Task Force in IPB University, Prof Dr Anas M. Fauzi, explained that there is an increase in IPB University’s total score compared to last year which was 65.8 to 70.8. He further explained that this year’s ranking included 1,620 qualified universities from a total of 4,763 institutions which were considered, coming from 151 countries.

IPB University’s Rector, Prof Dr Arif Satria, aims to increase the university’s academic reputation and performance, which is supported by educational and research infrastructure, information and data system, facilities for international partners, and the increase of preparation and qualification of graduates by increasing graduate employability. The rector conveyed that the development of human resource capacity and community empowerment which is done in line with the concept of Agromaritime 4.0 will in turn strengthen IPB University’s academic reputation.

Prof Arif expressed his appreciation of this achievement through his statement saying that the university’s grateful and thankful to all who has contributed and worked hard in research performance development programs and internationalization. All encompassed with the high spirit of innovating. Prof Arif also underlined that the ranking is not the destination but a result of the progressive and innovative implementation of “Tri Dharma”. IPB University’s orientation is still in making great contributions for strengthening innovation for the welfare and advancement of the people. In the last 10 years, IPB University has been named as the most innovative higher education institution nationwide (39%) according to the Business Innovation Center.



Published Date : 04-Mar-2020

Resource Person : Prof Dr Arif Satria

Keyword : IPB University, QS World University Ranking, Prestasi