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:

  1. Harvard University
  2. Stanford University
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  4. University of California Berkeley
  5. University of Cambridge
  6. University of Oxford
  7. Princeton University
  8. University of Michigan
  9. University of California Los Angeles
  10. 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.

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