23.4.20

Top 50 universities in The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020

Here are the top 50 universities in The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020

The dominating universities hail from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and UK, with a good representation from Ireland, the US, and some EU countries. In Asia, only China, (Hong Kong, Taiwan), South Korea and Indonesian institutions made it to the top 50 whereas Brazil is the only candidate from South America.

According to the THE website the "Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)"
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Rank University Country
1 University of Auckland
New Zealand
2 University of Sydney
Australia
3 Western Sydney University
Australia
4 La Trobe University
Australia
5 Arizona State University (Tempe)
United States
6 University of Bologna
Italy
7 University of British Columbia
Canada
8 University of Manchester
United Kingdom
9 King’s College London
United Kingdom
11 University of Leeds
United Kingdom
11 Newcastle University
United Kingdom
13 Tongji University
China
14 University of São Paulo
Brazil
14 Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
16 University of Waterloo
Canada
17 McMaster University
Canada
17 Monash University
Australia
19 Simon Fraser University
Canada
20 Aix-Marseille University
France
21 University of Leicester
United Kingdom
22 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
United States
23 Aalborg University
Denmark
23 Auckland University of Technology
New Zealand
23 University of Otago
New Zealand
26 Western University
Canada
27 Northumbria University
United Kingdom
28 University of Toronto
Canada
29 University of Calgary
Canada
30 University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
31 University of Wollongong
Australia
32 University College Cork
Ireland
33 York University
Canada
34 University College Dublin
Ireland
35 Penn State (Main campus)
United States
36 Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand
37 Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic University
Russian Federation
38 National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
Taiwan
39 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Netherlands
40 University of Malaga
Spain
41 University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
41 Laval University
Canada
43 Glasgow Caledonian University
United Kingdom
44 University of Dundee
United Kingdom
45 University of Gothenburg
Sweden
45 University of Newcastle
Australia
47 Aalto University
Finland
47 University of Indonesia
Indonesia
47 University of Tasmania
Australia
47 Yonsei University (Seoul campus)
South Korea

14.4.20

Brief analysis of top institutions ranking variations (QS Ranking)


MIT showed the least variability with its position consistently at No. 1 from 2012 - 2020.
The overall position was arranged according to 2020 position. The shorter the bar, the higher the overall position of the institution.



Stanford University showed consistent improvement overall.  Cambridge showed gradual decline during the time period. Overall, the top 5 positions were dominated by the same universities for the last 4 years (MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Caltech and Oxford)



Times Higher Education WORLD TOP 200 Universities 2020

Congratulations to the top 200 universities in 2020!

1 University of Oxford
2 California Institute of Technology
3 University of Cambridge
4 Stanford University
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6 Princeton University
7 Harvard University
8 Yale University
9 University of Chicago
10 Imperial College London
11 University of Pennsylvania
12 Johns Hopkins University
13= University of California, Berkeley
13= ETH Zurich
15 University College London
16 Columbia University
17 University of California, Los Angeles
18 University of Toronto
19 Cornell University
20 Duke University
21 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
22 Northwestern University
23 Tsinghua University
24 Peking University
25 National University of Singapore
26 University of Washington
27= Carnegie Mellon University
27= London School of Economics and Political Science
29 New York University
30 University of Edinburgh
31 University of California, San Diego
32= LMU Munich
32= University of Melbourne
34 University of British Columbia
35 University of Hong Kong
36= King's College London
36= The University of Tokyo
38= Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
38= Georgia Institute of Technology
41 Karolinska Institute
42 McGill University
43 Technical University of Munich
44 Heidelberg University
45= KU Leuven
45= Paris Sciences et Lettres - PSL Research University Paris
47 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
48= University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
48= Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
50 Australian National University
51 University of Winsconsin-Madison
52 Washington University in St Louis
53 Brown University
54 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
55= University of California, Davis
55= University of Manchester
57= University of California, Santa Barbara
57= Chinese University of Hong Kong
59 Wageningen University & Research
60 University of Sydney
61 Boston University
62= University of Amsterdam
62= University of Southern California
64 Seoul National University
65 Kyoto University
66 The University of Queensland
67= Delft University of Technology
67= Leiden University
69 Erasmus University Rotterdam
70 Ohio State University (Main Campus)
71 University of New South Wales
72 McMaster University
73 University of Groningen
74 Humboldt University of Berlin
75= Monash University
75= Utrecht University
77 University of Warwick
78 Penn State University
79 University of Minnesota
80= Charite - Uniersitatsmedizin Berlin
80= Emory University
80= University of Science and Technology China
80= Sorbonne University
84 Michigan State University
85 University of Montreal
86 University of Freiburg
87 University of Bristol
88 Purdue University West lafayette
89 Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
90 University of Zurich
91= University of Maryland, College Park
91= University of Tubingen
93 Ecole Polytechnique
94= University of Basel
94= Darthmouth College
96= University of California, Irvine
96= University of Helsinki
96= Lund University
99= University of Glasgow
99= RWTH Aachen University
101 University of Copenhagen
102 Georgetown University
102 Uppsala University
104 University of Arizona
105 University of Bonn
105 Rice University
107 University of Virginia (Main campus)
107 Zhejiang University
109 Fudan University
110 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
110 Queen Mary University of London
112 University of Birmingham
113 University of Bern
113 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh campus
115 Aarhus University
116 Vanderbilt University
117 Free University of Berlin
117 University of Sheffield
119 Case Western Reserve University
120 University of Adelaide
120 National Taiwan University
122 University of Southampton
123 Ghent University
124 University of Colorado Boulder
125 University of Göttingen
126 City University of Hong Kong
127 Maastricht University
128 Radboud University Nijmegen
128 University of York
130 University of Paris
131 University of Oslo
131 University of Western Australia
133 Durham University
134 Indiana University
134 University of Vienna
136 University of Alberta
136 University of Cape Town
138 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
139 Lancaster University
139 Tufts University
141 University of Ottawa
141 Ulm University
143 Pompeu Fabra University
144 University of Geneva
144 Nanjing University
146 University of Exeter
146 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
146 University of Sussex
149 University of Hamburg
149 Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies – Pisa
149 Technical University of Berlin
152 Université Catholique de Louvain
152 University of Nottingham
152 Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
155 Arizona State University (Tempe)
155 University of Leeds
157 Autonomous University of Barcelona
157 University of Cologne
157 University of Mannheim
157 University of Notre Dame
157 Shanghai Jiao Tong University
157 TU Dresden
163 University of Würzburg
164 Trinity College Dublin
165 University of Liverpool
166 Bielefeld University
166 University of Leicester
168 University of Aberdeen
168 University of Bologna
168 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
171 Hong Kong Polytechnic University
172 University of Alabama at Birmingham
173 Northeastern University
173 University of Rochester
175 University of Florida
175 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
175 Stockholm University
178 Texas A&M University
179 University of Auckland
179 University of California, Santa Cruz
179 Korea University
179 Queensland University of Technology
183 University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
184 Aalto University
184 Technical University of Denmark
186 Eindhoven University of Technology
186 University of Gothenburg
188 Télécom Paris
189 Lomonosov Moscow State University
189 University of Münster
189 Tel Aviv University
192 University of East Anglia
193 University of Canberra
194 University of Duisburg-Essen
194 University of Technology Sydney
194 University of the Witwatersrand
197 Yonsei University (Seoul campus)
198 University of Antwerp
198 Cardiff University
198 George Washington University
198 University of Lausanne
198 University of St Andrews

Times Higher Education WORLD TOP 200 Universities 2019

Below is the Times Higher Education World Top 200 University Ranking for the year 2019. Congratulations to the universities who made it big this year!

1 University of Oxford

2 University of Cambridge

3 Stanford University

4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5 California Institute of Technology

6 Harvard University

7 Princeton University

8 Yale University

9 Imperial College London

10 University of Chicago

11 ETH Zurich

12 Johns Hopkins University

12 University of Pennsylvania

14 University College London

15 University of California, Berkeley

16 Columbia University

17 University of California, Los Angeles

18 Duke University

19 Cornell University

20 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

21 University of Toronto

22 Tsinghua University

23 National University of Singapore

24 Carnegie Mellon University

25 Northwestern University

26 London School of Economics and Political Science

27 New York University

28 University of Washington

29 University of Edinburgh

30 University of California, San Diego

31 Peking University

32 LMU Munich

32 University of Melbourne

34 Georgia Institute of Technology

35 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

36 University of Hong Kong

37 University of British Columbia

38 King’s College London

39 University of Texas at Austin

40 Karolinska Institute

41 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

41 Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University Paris

42 The University of Tokyo

43 University of Wisconsin-Madison

44 McGill University

44 Technical University of Munich

47 Heidelberg University

48 KU Leuven

49 Australian National University

50 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

51 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

52 University of California, Santa Barbara

53 Brown University

53 Chinese University of Hong Kong

54 Washington University in St Louis

56 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

57 University of Manchester

58 Delft University of Technology

59 University of California, Davis

59 University of Sydney

59 Wageningen University & Research

62 University of Amsterdam

63 Seoul National University

64 Purdue University West Lafayette

65 Kyoto University

66 University of Southern California

67 Humboldt University of Berlin

68 Leiden University

69 The University of Queensland

70 Erasmus University Rotterdam

71 University of Minnesota

71 Ohio State University (Main campus)

73 Sorbonne University

74 Boston University

74 Utrecht University

76 University of Freiburg

77 McMaster University

78 University of Bristol

79 University of Groningen

79 University of Warwick

81 Penn State (Main campus)

82 University of Maryland, College Park

82 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

84 Emory University

84 Monash University

86 Rice University

87 RWTH Aachen University

87 Uppsala University

89 University of Tübingen

90 Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

90 University of Montreal

90 University of Zurich

93 University of Science and Technology of China

93 University of Glasgow

93 Michigan State University

96 University of California, Irvine

96 UNSW Sydney

98 Lund University

99 Dartmouth College

99 University of Helsinki

101 Zhejiang University

102 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

103 University of Basel

104 Free University of Berlin

104 Fudan University

106 University of Sheffield

107 University of Virginia (Main campus)

108 École Polytechnique

109 Georgetown University

110 University of Bern

110 University of Bonn

110 City University of Hong Kong

110 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh campus

114 University of Colorado Boulder

114 Durham University

116 University of Birmingham

116 University of Copenhagen

118 University of Southampton

119 University of York

120 Trinity College Dublin

121 University of Oslo

121 Vanderbilt University

123 Aarhus University

123 Arizona State University (Tempe)

123 University of Göttingen

123 University of Mannheim

123 Radboud University Nijmegen

128 Université Catholique de Louvain

128 Maastricht University

130 Queen Mary University of London

131 Technical University of Berlin

132 University of Alberta

132 Case Western Reserve University

134 Nanjing University

134 University of Western Australia

135 University of Adelaide

135 University of Geneva

135 University of Hamburg

135 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

135 Pompeu Fabra University

141 University of Exeter

142 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

143 Ghent University

143 University of Vienna

145 Autonomous University of Barcelona

146 University of Cologne

146 Indiana University

146 Lancaster University

149 University of Nottingham

149 Ulm University

151 TU Dresden

152 Tufts University

153 University of Leeds

153 Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies – Pisa

153 Stockholm University

156 University of Cape Town

156 University of Florida

158 University of Aberdeen

159 University of Arizona

159 Hong Kong Polytechnic University

159 University of Würzburg

161 Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

161 University of Sussex

163 University of Rochester

163 Technical University of Denmark

165 University of St Andrews

166 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

167 University of California, Santa Cruz

167 Eindhoven University of Technology

167 University of Leicester

170 National Taiwan University

171 Newcastle University

171 Texas A&M University

173 University of Notre Dame

175 University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

176 University of Lausanne

176 University of Ottawa

176 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

179 University of Alabama at Birmingham

180 University of Bologna

181 Aalto University

181 George Washington University

181 University of Liverpool

184 University of Münster

184 Northeastern University

184 University of Twente

187 Cardiff University

187 KTH Royal Institute of Technology

189 University of Konstanz

189 Shanghai Jiao Tong University

190 University of Duisburg-Essen

190 University of East Anglia

190 Western University

194 Aalborg University

194 Paris Diderot University – Paris 7

196 University of Technology Sydney

197 University of Bergen

198 Korea University

199 University of Calgary

199 Lomonosov Moscow State University

Times Higher Education WORLD TOP 200 Universities 2018

Below is the Times Higher Education World Top 200 University Ranking for the year 2018. Congratulations to the universities who made it big this year!

1 University of Oxford

2 University of Cambridge

3 California Institute of Technology

3 Stanford University

5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

6 Harvard University

7 Princeton University

8 Imperial College London

9 University of Chicago

10 ETH Zurich

10 University of Pennsylvania

12 Yale University

13 Johns Hopkins University

14 Columbia University

15 University of California, Los Angeles

16 UCL

17 Duke University

18 University of California, Berkeley

19 Cornell University

20 Northwestern University

21 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

22 National University of Singapore

22 University of Toronto

24 Carnegie Mellon University

25 London School of Economics and Political Science

25 University of Washington

27 University of Edinburgh

27 New York University

27 Peking University

30 Tsinghua University

31 University of California, San Diego

32 University of Melbourne

33 Georgia Institute of Technology

34 University of British Columbia

34 LMU Munich

36 King’s College London

37 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

38 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

38 Karolinska Institute

40 University of Hong Kong

41 Technical University of Munich

42 McGill University

43 University of Wisconsin-Madison

44 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

45 Heidelberg University

46 The University of Tokyo

47 KU Leuven

48 Australian National University

49 University of Texas at Austin

50 Brown University

50 Washington University in St Louis

52 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

53 University of California, Santa Barbara

54 University of California, Davis

54 University of Manchester

56 University of Minnesota

56 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

58 Chinese University of Hong Kong

59 University of Amsterdam

60 Purdue University West Lafayette

61 University of Sydney

62 Humboldt University of Berlin

63 Delft University of Technology

64 Wageningen University & Research

65 The University of Queensland

66 University of Southern California

67 Leiden University

68 Utrecht University

69 University of Maryland, College Park

70 Boston University

70 Ohio State University (Main campus)

72 Erasmus University Rotterdam

72 Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University Paris

74 Kyoto University

74 Seoul National University

76 University of Bristol

77 Penn State (Main campus)

78 McMaster University

79 RWTH Aachen University

80 University of Glasgow

80 Monash University

82 University of Freiburg

83 University of Groningen

83 Michigan State University

85 UNSW Sydney

86 Rice University

86 Uppsala University

88 Free University of Berlin

89 Dartmouth College

90 University of Helsinki

91 University of Warwick

92 Technical University of Berlin

93 Lund University

94 University of Tübingen

95 University of Basel

95 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

97 Durham University

98 Emory University

99 University of California, Irvine

100 University of Bonn

100 University of Colorado Boulder

100 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh campus

103 Maastricht University

104 University of Sheffield

105 University of Bern

105 Vanderbilt University

107 Ghent University

108 University of Montreal

109 Aarhus University

109 University of Copenhagen

111 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

111 University of Western Australia

113 University of Göttingen

113 University of Virginia (Main campus)

115 École Polytechnique

116 Fudan University

117 Indiana University

117 Trinity College Dublin

119 University of Alberta

119 City University of Hong Kong

121 Queen Mary University of London

122 Radboud University Nijmegen

123 Georgetown University

123 Pierre and Marie Curie University

125 University of Mannheim

126 Arizona State University (Tempe)

126 Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

126 University of Southampton

129 Université Catholique de Louvain

130 University of Exeter

130 University of Geneva

132 University of Science and Technology of China

133 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

134 University of Adelaide

134 Stockholm University

136 University of Zurich

137 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

137 University of York

139 University of Leeds

140 Pompeu Fabra University

141 University of Birmingham

141 Eindhoven University of Technology

143 University of Florida

143 University of St Andrews

145 University of Cologne

146 University of Oslo

147 Autonomous University of Barcelona

147 University of Nottingham

147 University of Sussex

150 Lancaster University

150 University of Notre Dame

152 University of Lausanne

153 University of Rochester

153 Technical University of Denmark

155 Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies – Pisa

155 TU Dresden

155 Ulm University

158 Case Western Reserve University

159 University of Leicester

159 Texas A&M University

161 University of Arizona

162 University of California, Santa Cruz

162 Cardiff University

162 University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

165 University of Vienna

165 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

165 University of Würzburg

168 University of Alabama at Birmingham

169 Nanjing University

169 Tufts University

171 University of Cape Town

172 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

173 KTH Royal Institute of Technology

173 University of Münster

175 Université libre de Bruxelles

175 Newcastle University

177 University of Liverpool

177 Zhejiang University

179 University of Luxembourg

179 University of Twente

181 Paris-Sud University

182 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

182 Hong Kong Polytechnic University

184 Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

185 University of Aberdeen

186 University of Miami

187 University of Dundee

188 University of East Anglia

188 Shanghai Jiao Tong University

190 Aalto University

191 University of Massachusetts

192 University of Auckland

193 Northeastern University

194 Lomonosov Moscow State University

195 Tilburg University

196 Paris-Sorbonne University – Paris 4

197 Royal Holloway, University of London

198 University of California, Riverside

198 University of Gothenburg

198 National Taiwan University



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