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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Leading Asian universities fall back in arts and humanities

Asia scholar says continent’s progress in STEM fields has been ‘to the detriment of the social sciences and humanities’

Stanford University

World University Rankings 2019 by subject: four results out now

Find out which institutions are best in the world for social sciences, business and economics, education and law

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World University Rankings 2019: results announced

China is now home to the best university in Asia, while France’s Sorbonne University is the highest-ranked newcomer in the table

Harvard University

WSJ/THE US College Rankings 2019: Harvard holds on to top spot

MIT and Yale follow close behind in 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education league table 

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THE Latin America University Rankings 2018: results announced

Brazil dominates the ranking but other countries excel on citation impact and international outlook

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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