11 September 2017
The Russian RUR rankings agency has just published the latest edition of its international university reputation rankings. The data is collected through the Global Institutional Profiles Project now run by Clarivate Analytics. It includes 783 universities from 72 countries. Of these 140 are located in the US, one less than last year, 73 in the UK, 67 in Russia, 40 each in China and Japan, 36 in Taiwan and 26 in Australia.Survey respondents are restricted to those with publications in journals listed in the Web of Science.
The top six universities are the same as those in the Times Higher Education (THE) reputation rankings and the academic survey indicator in the QS World University Rankings although in a slightly different order: Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Berkeley, Cambridge and Oxford.
The top ten universities are:
- Harvard University
- Stanford University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- University of California Berkeley
- University of Cambridge
- University of Oxford
- Princeton University
- University of Michigan
- University of California Los Angeles
- Yale University.
Top universities in selected countries are:
Australia; University of Melbourne
Brazil; University of Sao Paulo
Canada; University of Toronto
China; Peking University
Egypt; Cairo University
France; Ecole Polytechnique
Germany; Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
India; Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Iran; Sharif University of Technology
Japan; University of Tokyo
South Korea; Seoul National University
Russia; Lomonosov Moscow State University
Saudi Arabia; King Saud University
South Africa; University of Cape Town
Turkey; Middle East Technical University.