General information on ranking

Name of the ranking CWUR World University Rankings
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking independent
Name of person in charge of ranking Nadim Mahassen
E-mail of person in charge of ranking president@cwur.org
Website of the ranking www.cwur.org
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2012
Most recent year of publication 2017
Ranking organization The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)
Website of the methodology http://cwur.org/methodology/preprint.pdf

Additional information

  • Type of publication: internet
  • 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, fields or subject
  • Major dimensions covered: research, teaching, employability, innovation
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), Other: www.forbes.com/global2000 ; www.wipo.int
  • Quality assurance of ranking: advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: http://www.cwur.org