10 April 2017

The latest edition of Round University Ranking has been published. This ranking is produced by the Moscow based RUR Agency and uses information supplied by Clarivate Analytics that includes statistical data submitted by institutions, bibliometric data from the Web of Science Core Collection, and an academic reputation survey with over 10,000 respondents.

There are four dimensions each of which contains five indicators:

  • Teaching (Weighting 40%), comprising Academic staff per students, Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded, Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff, Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded, and World teaching reputation
  • Research (40%), comprising Citations per academic and research staff, Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD, Normalized citation impact, Papers per academic and research staff, and World Research reputation
  • International Diversity (10%) comprising Share of international academic staff, Share of international students, Share of international co-authored papers, Reputation outside region, International level
  • Financial Stability (10%), comprising Institutional income per academic staff, Institutional income per student, Papers per research income, Research income per academic and research staff, research income per institutional income.

The top ten universities overall are:

  1. Harvard University
  2. California Institute of Technology
  3. University of Chicago
  4. Imperial College London
  5. Stanford University
  6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  7. University of Oxford
  8. Columbia University
  9. University of Oxford
  10. Princeton University.

The top universities in selected countries are:

  • Australia: Australian National University
  • Brazil: University of São Paulo
  • Canada: McGill University
  • China: Peking University
  • France: École Polytechnique
  • Germany: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • India: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Japan: University of Tokyo
  • Russia: Lomonosov Moscow State university
  • South Africa: University of Cape Town.

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