Five Dutch Universities make top 100 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings
Five Dutch Universities are now considered among the world’s top 100, based on the opinions of 17,000 professors from around the world.
Delft University of Technology, Leiden University, University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University and the Wageningen University and Research Center landed on 2013 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, which lists the top 100 schools based on perception.
The Netherlands and Germany have emerged as strong performers in Europe. Dutch universities also ranked in the top 100 last year.
Harvard University continues to dominate Times Higher Education’s 2013 World Reputation Rankings.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the second highest in the list of top 100 university brands followed by the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University.
The UK had nine institutions in the top 100 – the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London, University College London, the London School of Economics, Edinburgh, Manchester, King’s College London, Bristol – three fewer than the inaugural 2011 rankings.
Germany, Japan and the Netherlands each has five universities in the top 100, France has four institutions and Canada, Hong Kong and Sweden three apiece.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings are the world’s most comprehensive and carefully calibrated global rankings, using 13 separate performance indicators to examine a university’s strengths against all of its core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. All data are collected, analysed and verified by global data provider Thomson Reuters.
Source: Times Higher Education Rankings/Thomson Reuters