World University Rankings 2022 by subject: education

The education subject table uses the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, but the methodology has been recalibrated to suit the individual fields.

It highlights the universities that are leading across the following disciplines: education, teacher training, and academic studies in education.

This year’s table includes 597 universities, up from 537 last year.

View the World University Rankings 2022 by subject: education methodology

Stanford University leads the table for the fifth consecutive year. There are two new entries in the top 10: China’s Peking University is ranked eighth, up from 11th, a year after Tsinghua University made its debut in the ranking at seventh, and the University of Pennsylvania is joint 10th, up from 13th.

Elsewhere, Australia’s Monash University rises 10 places to 20th and the Chinese University of Hong Kong rises 20 places to 21st.

Imperial College London is the highest-ranked newcomer, making its debut at joint 59th place.

Three other institutions feature in the top 100 in their maiden year: Germany’s Technical University of Munich, Taiwan’s National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University and mainland China’s Fudan University.

View the full results of the overall World University Rankings 2022

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