World University Rankings

teaching, teacher, lecturer, lecturing, students

Mark Jones looks at what happens to the league tables if you isolate the World University Rankings’ teaching metrics

Shenzhen skyline

Times Higher Education’s first summit in mainland China will host launch of 2018 Asia University Rankings

molecular model

Expansion of league table reveals a more diverse list of countries and institutions


The first Times Higher Education ranking measuring universities in the 13 nations that have joined the EU post-2000 will launch at the event 

collaboration, teamwork, cooperation, rowing

Scientific endeavour has for centuries been driven on by both competitive and collaborative spirit, and the rankings can boost both, says Phil Baty

brain science

Universities in the US dominate new Times Higher Education psychology ranking

University of California, Los Angeles

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor drops to second place in Times Higher Education table 

Figures of humans stand and squat on a motherboard

Universities in the US lead Times Higher Education’s rankings for engineering and technology and computer science; Peking and NUS are Asia’s top performers

Inflatable American football player

Phil Baty on why the results of the 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings, published on THE today, matter so much

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Institutions in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and the Netherlands feature in top 20 of new listings by discipline
Harvard University campus

Stanford loses lead spot in 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education league table 

Stanford Memorial Church

Peking University joins the top 20 of the Times Higher Education subject table for the first time

subject books

Times Higher Education will publish expanded league tables for 11 different subject areas


Times Higher Education’s flagship event will return to the Asian city state for its fifth edition

World University Rankings results 2018

Two UK institutions lead our ranking of the best universities for the first time in its history, with Oxford holding on to the number one spot for the second year in a row, while Cambridge has risen to second place

business, race, business ranking

We answer some of your questions about the new Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Global Business School Rankings

People climbing Aztec-style temple

Brazil retains the crown in Times Higher Education’s second annual list of the top universities in the region as higher education institutions face up to the need to change

People in a light tunnel

The universities of China, Singapore and South Korea are among the world leaders in some STEM fields, but will they expand their strength into other disciplines? asks Simon Marginson

University of Guadalajara

The ranking will be released at an event in Mexico in July

A businessman viewing a world map with key cities connected by dots

Times Higher Education to partner with The Wall Street Journal to produce business school rankings in spring 2018