Where to study: which university is right for you?

Choosing where to study, and to which university you should go, is one of the most important decisions you will make. There are many things to consider. First of all, which country/region should you study in? And what are the top universities in that country/region?

The rankings take into account 13 different performance indicators, so you can be confident that if an institution features in the THE tables, it has been subjected to rigorous, comprehensive analysis. The resources here will give you information about the top-ranked institutions in countries/regions all over the world to help you select the best place to study.

Click the region sections below to get a comprehensive list of the top ranked universities in that region, or click on university names to explore those institutions in detail.

Top universities in UK

*University's current rank in the overall World University Rankings

View the World University Rankings 2024

Top universities in USA

Countries/Regions with ranked universities