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

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

THE US College Rankings 2018 results: out now

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

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World University Rankings 2018 by subject: four results out now

Find out which institutions are the best in the world for Social Sciences and Business and Economics, and which universities are top in two new listings – Education and Law

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Stanford and MIT lead THE arts and humanities ranking

Peking University joins the top 20 of the Times Higher Education subject table for the first time

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Latin America University Rankings 2017: results out now

Brazil retains the crown in Times Higher Education’s second annual list of the top universities in the region as higher education institutions face up to the need to change

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Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2017

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

World Reputation Rankings 2017: results announced

Asian universities overtake top Western brands in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s most prestigious universities 

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Young University Rankings 2017: results announced

Newer universities excel when it comes to internationalisation, Times Higher Education’s 2017 ranking of the world’s top young universities shows

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Times Higher Education Japan University Rankings 2017: results

Our inaugural rankings help to identify the institutions that excel in teaching that ensures graduate success. Ellie Bothwell reports