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Best universities in the UK 2016

The University of Oxford is top in a list of the best universities in the UK, which includes institutions in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
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Best universities in Europe 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 universities in Europe

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World’s most prestigious universities 2016

Asia increases its standing in this year's Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

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150 best young universities in the world

The UK has the most institutions in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016

Globalisation

The world’s most international universities 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions

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Best universities in France 2016

Find the best universities in France through Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings data