Impact Rankings 2022: good health and well-being

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We use carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparison across four broad areas: research, stewardship, outreach and teaching.

This table on SDG 3 – good health and well-being measures universities’ research on key diseases and conditions, their support for healthcare professions, and the health of students and staff.

The list includes 1,101 universities from 98 countries/regions.

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Iran University of Medical Sciences tops the ranking, with the Australian Catholic University and Taipei Medical University in Taiwan completing the top three.

Institutions in Canada, India and New Zealand also feature in the top 10.

The UK is the most-represented nation in the top 100, with 16 institutions, followed by Australia with 14.

The Impact Rankings are inherently dynamic: they are growingly rapidly each year as many more universities seek to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the SDGs by joining our database; and they allow institutions to demonstrate rapid improvement year-on-year, by introducing clear new policies, for example, or by providing clearer and more open evidence of their progress. Therefore, we expect and welcome regular change in the ranked order of institutions (and we discourage year-on-year comparisons) as universities continue to drive this urgent agenda.

View the full results of the overall Impact Rankings 2022

Read our analysis of the Impact Rankings 2022 results

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