Rankings

Airplane spotters

Institutions that are well connected to ‘global transportation hubs’ rise up league tables faster, study finds

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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

Princeton University

Princeton leads Times Higher Education's list of institutions with the most affiliated Nobel prizewinners for the second consecutive year

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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

University of Glasgow

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

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Institutions in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and the Netherlands feature in top 20 of new listings by discipline
Protest on the streets of Barcelona on the National Day of Catalonia 2014

Data from the World University Rankings shows that on research performance, the region is among the world’s best

Harvard University campus

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

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Work with communities and industry should be better captured by league tables, summit hears

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THE analysis shows which institutions are on the verge of wider recognition for their impressive research performance

French revolution

PSL’s high entry position in the THE World University Rankings reflects one of the ambitions of France’s programme of mergers, say John Ludden, Philippe Le Prestre and Jean-Marc Rapp

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Ranking of US universities and colleges puts student success and learning at its heart

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

EU banner outside Parliament

Analysis of university-city performance shows UK’s capital has a lot to lose if EU exit is botched

Singapore

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

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The most international universities benefit from location, but they still make great effort to attract students from abroad, says Christiaan van der Merwe

The best universities in the world may excel overall, but their performance on different measures is variable

The numerals 1000 on a pedestal

A global ranking featuring 1,000 institutions is a milestone. How did we get here, asks Phil Baty

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Collaborating with industry provides universities with funding but also insight into real-world problems and solutions, says Christiaan van der Merwe