11 April 2018

The RUR university ranking is produced by the RUR Rankings Agency founded in 2013 and based in Moscow. The rankings cover 20 indicators grouped in four clusters: Research, Teaching, Financial Sustainability and International Diversity.

  • Research (40%), including citations, doctoral degrees per admitted PhD, normalised citation impact, papers, and world research reputation
  • Teaching (40%), including academic staff per student and per bachelor degrees awarded, doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff and per bachelor degrees, and world teaching reputation.
  • Financial Sustainability (10%), including institutional income per academic staff and per students, papers per research income, and research income per academic and research staff and per institutional income.
  • International Diversity (10%), including share of international academic staff, international students and international co-authored papers, reputation outside region, and international level.

Overall the top five universities are:

  1. Harvard University
  2. University of Chicago
  3. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  4. Imperial College London
  5. Stanford University.

The top universities in the various indicator groups are:

Research; University of Chicago

Teaching; Caltech

Financial sustainability; Caltech

International diversity; Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.

The top universities in the various regions are:

Africa; University of Cape Town

Asia; Seoul National University

Europe; Imperial College London

Latin America; University of Sao Paulo

North America; Harvard University

Oceania; Australian National University.

Source:
Round University Ranking

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