Four Dutch universities included in the top 100 World University Rankings 2010-11.
The U.S. takes all top five spots in the global rankings. Harvard University is number one, followed by the California Institute of Technology, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Princeton University.
The list published today the Technical University in Delft scored the best with a listing on the 49th place.
Other Dutch universities on the list are Utrecht (between the 71th and eightieth place) and Leiden and Amsterdam (UvA), between the 81st and ninetieth place.
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