QS World University Rankings of global higher education for 2016/2017 were announced on September 6th. Among more than 40,000 universities worldwide, the ranking of NTNU has improved for the 7 consecutive years. This year, the ranking has risen to 310, which means an obvious progress. For the past 3 years, NTNU has improved by 175 rankings and we are one of three universities in the world that has such improvement. NTNU is ranked first on the criteria of internationalization, and fourth on the criteria of academic reputation among universities in Taiwan.