General information on ranking

Name of the ranking QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking independent
Name of person in charge of ranking Ben Sowter
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency Other: published once
First year of publication 2016
Most recent year of publication 2016
Ranking organization Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd (QS)
Website of the methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: 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
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: Other: QS World University Rankings, GDP official statistics
  • Quality assurance of ranking: periodic consultancy, advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: