The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, founded in 2004, provide the definitive list of the world's best universities, evaluated across teaching, research, international outlook, reputation and more. THE’s data are trusted by governments and universities and are a vital resource for students, helping them choose where to study

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THE Europe Teaching Rankings 2018: results announced

Oxford tops first THE ranking of teaching prowess in Europe but less familiar institutions excel on student engagement 

Best universities in the Asia Pacific

Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2018

The top universities in the Asia-Pacific region according to data from Times Higher Education 

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THE Young University Rankings 2018: results announced

We unveil the top 250 universities under 50 years old and explain our generational and nuanced approach to young institutions

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THE World Reputation Rankings 2018: results announced

Analysis reveals Asia’s top universities still have low levels of prestige outside continent 

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THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018: results announced

China’s ‘educational inequality’ revealed as country’s lower-ranked universities fall further behind

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Times Higher Education Japan University Rankings 2018: results

Elite Japanese universities are renowned for their strength in research, but does their reputation also reflect quality in teaching? Times Higher Education’s student-focused Japan University Rankings and student experience survey offer some fascinating insights

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Asia University Rankings 2018: results announced

Singapore has the continent’s best university for the third year in a row but China’s stars are in the ascendant, says Ellie Bothwell

World University Rankings results 2018

World University Rankings 2018: results announced

Two UK institutions lead our ranking of the best universities for the first time in its history, with Oxford holding on to the number one spot for the second year in a row, while Cambridge has risen to second place

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US College Rankings 2018 results: a game changer for American higher education

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