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World University Rankings blog: time to submit your data

If you want to join our exciting global project, get in touch, says Phil Baty

Phil Baty, editor, Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Our most inclusive World University Rankings yet

The World University Rankings 2015-2016 are bigger, better and more comprehensive than ever, explains Phil Baty

World University Rankings

World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced

US continues to lose its grip as institutions in Europe up their game

THE World University Rankings 2015-2016: all you need to know

Putting our latest rankings results into context

Big beasts strive to thrive in shifting environment

US dominance wanes in the World University Rankings 2015-16

Swiss innovator makes top 10 as Germany’s evolution pays dividends, but Japan struggles as more globalised rivals show strength. Ellie Bothwell reports