China Subject Ratings 2023: History

The Times Higher Education China Subject Ratings are the only performance tables that judge Chinese institutions against their global peers based on the Chinese Ministry of Education’s classification of subjects.

The ratings for history reveal performance in one subject: world history.

In total, 615 universities worldwide receive a rating for history.

View the China Subject Ratings 2023 methodology

Sixty-nine universities achieve an A+ grade for history, including Peking University in mainland China.

Read our analysis of the China Subject Ratings 2023

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