General information on ranking

Name of the ranking U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking independent
Name of person in charge of ranking Prof. Ross Williams
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2012
Most recent year of publication 2017
Ranking organization Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Social Research, University of Melbourne
Website of the methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: print - special publication: U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems 2017, internet
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: higher education institutions,policymakers, governments and funding agencies,
  • Level of comparison:
  • Other: countries
  • Major dimensions covered: research, teaching, reputation, internationalization, employability, innovation, knowledge transfer, web presence, Other: gender balance
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables), multi-indicator ranking
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), Other: official governmental statistics
  • Quality assurance of ranking: periodic consultancy, advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: