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With more data from more institutions, our 2018 rankings give a bigger picture than ever before. Here we explain the methodology that underpins the tables

World University Rankings 2018

Phil Baty has the latest on the publication of the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which will be launched in London in September

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Watch Alan Lau’s keynote speech at the 2017 Times Higher Education Research Excellence Summit

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

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To better prepare graduates for today’s world, Latin American higher education must evolve, but, says Liz Reisberg, it is hidebound and resistant to change

Protesters in Chile

Reforms in Chile have made higher education more accessible and more sustainable. So why isn’t everybody happy? asks J. Salvador Peralta

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Bringing internationalisation to the fore isn’t easy, so identifying the main challenges creates a helpful focus, writes Carlos Iván Moreno Arellano

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There are good reasons why some big names are missing from our roster

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Our rankings aim to support institutions across the region to raise their game

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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


In the competition to boost their reputations, are universities in danger of forgetting their students? asks Juan Manuel Mora

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Ability to access the cutting-edge technology needed for such research is one key factor behind the success of institutions featuring in the latest THE cluster analysis

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We explain the methodology that underpins our rankings for Latin America
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Call for rankings to give more weight to societal impact
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Building ties with academics and students across Asia, and China in particular, is paying off for Australia’s universities. Jack Grove reports

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Covering a huge geographical area, the Asia-Pacific University Rankings showcase a region that has a rapidly expanding and rapidly changing higher education system


The extraordinary dynamism that characterises higher education in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania merits detailed analysis, says Phil Baty

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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

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