The roots of education are bitter, but the fruits is sweet ~ Aristotle

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world ~ Nelson Mandela

Education is not a preparation for life, Education is life itself ~ John Dewey

15.3.10

World University Ranking 2009

WORLD TOP 200 UNIVERSITIES YEAR 2009

RANK

UNIVERSITY

COUNTRY

1

Harvard University

US

2

University of Cambridge

UK

3

Yale University

US

4

University College London

UK

5=

Imperial College London

UK

5=

University of Oxford

UK

7

University of Chicago

US

8

Princeton University

US

9

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

US

10

California Institute of Technology

US

11

Columbia University

US

12

University of Pennsylvania

US

13

Johns Hopkins University

US

14

Duke University

US

15

Cornell University

US

16

Stanford University

US

17

Australian National University

Australia

18

McGill University

Canada

19

University of Michigan

US

20=

University of Edinburgh

UK

20=

ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

Switzerland

22

University of Tokyo

Japan

23

King’s College London

UK

24

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

25

Kyoto University

Japan

26

University of Manchester

UK

27

Carnegie Mellon University

US

28

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

France

29

University of Toronto

Canada

30

National University of Singapore

Singapore

31

Brown University

US

32=

University of California, Los Angeles

US

32=

Northwestern University

US

34

University of Bristol

UK

35

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

36=

Ecole Polytechnique

France

36=

University of Melbourne

Australia

36=

University of Sydney

Australia

39

University of California, Berkeley

US

40

University of British Columbia

Canada

41

University of Queensland

Australia

42

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland

43=

Osaka University

Japan

43=

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland

45

Monash University

Australia

46

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

47=

University of New South Wales

Australia

47=

Seoul National University

South Korea

49=

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands

49=

Tsinghua University

China

51

University of Copenhagen

Denmark

52=

New York University

US

52=

Peking University

China

54

Boston University

US

55=

Technical University of Munich

Germany

55=

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan

57

Heidelberg University

Germany

58

University of Warwick

UK

59

University of Alberta

Canada

60

Leiden University

Netherlands

61=

University of Auckland

New Zealand

61=

University of Wisconsin-Madison

US

63=

Aarhus University

Denmark

63=

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

US

65

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Belgium

66

University of Birmingham

UK

67=

London School of Economics

UK

67=

Lund University

Sweden

69

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

South Korea

70=

Utrecht University

Netherlands

70=

University of York

UK

72

University of Geneva

Switzerland

73=

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

73=

Washington University in St Louis

US

75

Uppsala University

Sweden

76=

University of California, San Diego

US

76=

University of Texas at Austin

US

78

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

US

79

University of Glasgow

UK

80

University of Washington

US

81

University of Adelaide

Australia

82

University of Sheffield

UK

83

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

84

University of Western Australia

Australia

85

Dartmouth College

US

86

Georgia Institute of Technology

US

87=

Purdue University

US

87=

University of St Andrews

UK

89

University College Dublin

Ireland

90

Emory University

US

91

University of Nottingham

UK

92=

Nagoya University

Japan

92=

University of Zurich

Switzerland

94

Free University of Berlin

Germany

95=

University of Southampton

UK

95=

National Taiwan University

Taiwan

97

Tohoku University

Japan

98

Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich

Germany

99

University of Leeds

UK

100

Rice University

US

101

University of Oslo

Norway

102

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

103=

Durham University

UK

103=

Fudan University

China

105

University of Minnesota

US

106

University of California, Santa Barbara

US

107

Université de Montréal

Canada

108=

University of Basel

Switzerland

108=

University of California, Davis

US

108=

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands

108=

University of Helsinki

Finland

112

University of Southern California

US

113

University of Waterloo

Canada

114=

University of Pittsburgh

US

114=

Tel Aviv University

Israel

116

Maastricht University

Netherlands

117

Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie Paris VI

France

118

Queen’s University

Canada

119

Case Western Reserve University

US

120=

Eindhoven University of Technology

Netherlands

120=

Pennsylvania State University

US

122=

Freiburg University

Germany

122=

University of Maryland, College Park

US

124

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

125

University of Otago

New Zealand

126=

Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium

126=

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

France

128

University of Virginia

US

129=

University of Aberdeen

UK

129=

Georgetown University

US

129=

Ohio State University

US

132=

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Israel

132=

University of Vienna

Austria

134

Pohang University of Science and Technology

South Korea

135

Cardiff University

UK

136

University of Ghent

Belgium

137

University of Liverpool

UK

138=

Chulalongkorn University

Thailand

138=

University of Groningen

Netherlands

140

Vanderbilt University

US

141

University of Rochester

US

142

Keio University

Japan

143

McMaster University

Canada

144=

University of Bath

UK

144=

University of Bergen

Norway

146=

University of Cape Town

South Africa

146=

Humboldt University of Berlin

Germany

148

Waseda University

Japan

149=

University of Calgary

Canada

149=

Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

Germany

151=

University of Western Ontario

Canada

151=

Yonsei University

South Korea

153

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China

154

University of Science and Technology of China

China

155=

Kyushu University

Japan

155=

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Russia

155=

Wageningen University

Netherlands

158

Newcastle University

UK

159

Technical University of Denmark

Denmark

160

Tufts University

US

161

University of California, Irvine

US

162

Lancaster University

UK

163

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

India

164

Queen Mary, University of London

UK

165

VU University Amsterdam

Netherlands

166=

University of Arizona

US

166=

University of Sussex

UK

168=

University of Lausanne

Switzerland

168=

Nanjing University

China

168=

Saint-Petersburg State University

Russia

171=

University of Barcelona

Spain

171=

Hokkaido University

Japan

173

Stony Brook University

US

174=

University of Bologna

Italy

174=

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden

174=

University of Tsukuba

Japan

177=

University of Antwerp

Belgium

177=

University of Athens

Greece

179

Texas A&M University

US

180

Universiti Malaya

Malaysia

181

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

India

182

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Germany

183

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

US

184

University of Karlsruhe

Germany

185

University of Gothenburg

Sweden

186=

University of Colorado at Boulder

US

186=

University of Göttingen

Germany

188

University of Canterbury

New Zealand

189

Macquarie University

Australia

190

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Mexico

191=

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Belgium

191=

University of Reading

UK

193=

University of Bern

Switzerland

193=

Indiana University Bloomington

US

195

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

196=

University of Leicester

UK

196=

Simon Fraser University

Canada

198

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden

199

University of Notre Dame

US

200

University of Twente

Netherlands


Source : http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2009/results


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