Rankings

John Aubrey Douglass

Berkeley academic also tells THE event that government initiatives have little influence on the quality of universities

Decorated Indian elephant raising trunk

India and China are the main winners in our list of the best universities in emerging economies

Plant shoot being watered with watering can

For many universities, rankings help to identify where improvement is needed for the national good, says THE rankings editor Phil Baty

African woman and child crossing rope bridge

Institutions in developing economies are disadvantaged on key rankings criteria. We need to rethink the defining characteristics of the future world-class university, says Ihron Rensburg

People pushing sailboat from sea onto beach

Heavy investment in research and professional development will help the region make headway, explains Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela

BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017 methodology

This year, the number of universities included in the BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings is expanded considerably, using our rigorous performance indicators

Pen writing skills list on CV/résumé

Scholars gathering to celebrate work of Gareth Williams debate contrasting visions of the future of the university

United States of America president-elect Donald Trump speaking at podium

Philip G. Altbach and Hans de Wit foresee a bleak future for America’s global excellence and competitiveness

Flying hummingbirds feeding on nectar from flower

The 150 best universities for delivering work-ready graduates

fish in water mask

Students on courses that combine online delivery with face-to-face interaction are the least satisfied in Times Higher Education’s US student survey

BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings

The ranking will include 300 universities from 41 countries

A pyramid of people (illustration)

World-leading institutions will require greater funding, internationalisation and autonomy, says C. Raj Kumar

Cheetah having tooth measured

The pursuit of high-ranking universities should not be at the expense of education itself, writes Ka Ho Mok

Princeton University

Times Higher Education analysis reveals the institutions with the most affiliated Nobel prizewinners this century

Bungee jumper yelling while leaping

Vice-rector says government initiative has enhanced collaboration between country’s universities

University of California, Berkeley

Even the best rankings cannot fully convey the valuable mission of America’s Land-Grant universities, says Stephen Joel Trachtenberg

Duke University sports fans painted blue

When it comes to student engagement, US institutions in the research elite typically have a lot of ground to make up

Loughborough University balloon

Cambridge tops combined results of the three main UK university league tables for sixth year in a row

Johannesburg skyline

The event will include the official launch of the 2017 THE BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings

Podium of university ranking winners

Discussion at THE World Academic Summit explored how league tables can help promote accountability, reports Ellie Bothwell