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

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