15 August 2018
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), usually known as the Shanghai Rankings, is the oldest global ranking. The methodology is straightforward, and the indicators are all derived from databases accessible to the public.
9 August 2018
The Taiwanese higher education system has been flourishing for the last few years. In the 2017 Shanghai rankings there were seven Taiwanese universities in the top 500 and 12 in the top 500 of the 2018 Round University Rankings where the National Taiwan university reached 112th place.
28 July 2018
The new edition of the Ranking Web of Universities or Webometrics has been just published. The Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain has published Webometrics ranking since 2004.
This ranking is updated twice a year and includes more universities than any other global ranking. In this year’s ranking over 28,000 universities are listed.
28 July 2018
The Indian government has revealed the names of six Institutions of Eminence that will be groomed to achieve world class university status. Originally it was intended to select 20 institutions that would receive “virtually full autonomy”. It is, however, possible that more will be chosen later. The objective is to get into the top 100 of the global rankings.
25 July 2018
The Ministry of Higher Education of Uzbekistan has announced the publication of a ranking of state funded higher education institutions prepared by the State Inspectorate for Quality Supervision of Education and the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education. Branch campuses of international universities were not included.
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