General information on ranking

Name of the ranking THE World University Rankings
Geographical scope global
Name of person in charge of ranking Phil Baty
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2004
Most recent year of publication 2022
Ranking organization Times Higher Education
Website of the methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: print - magazine, newspaper: Times Higher Education, internet, mobile application
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: students and parents,higher education institutions,policymakers, governments and funding agencies,
  • Level of comparison: institutional, broad fields, fields or subject
  • Major dimensions covered: research, teaching, reputation, internationalization, knowledge transfer
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), data collected from HEIs by ranking organization, survey conducted exclusively by ranking organization
  • Quality assurance of ranking: certification (e.g. IREG Audit)
  • Website of the ranking organization: