Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015
The 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is released today 15/8/2015 by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Starting from 2003, ARWU has been presenting the world Top 500 universities annually based on transparent methodology and third-party data. It has been recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one.
Harvard University remains the number one in the world for the 13th year, other Top 10 universities are: Stanford, MIT, Berkeley, Cambridge, Princeton, Caltech, Columbia, Chicago and Oxford. In Continental Europe, ETH Zurich (20th) in Switzerland takes first place, and University of Copenhagen (35th) in Denmark overtakes Pierre & Marie Curie (36th) in France as the second best university in this region. University of Tokyo (21st) and Kyoto University (26th) keeps their leading positions in Asia. University of Melbourne (44th) tops other universities in Oceania.
University of Warwick (92nd) in UK enters the Top 100 list for the first time. There are totally 11 universities breaking into the Top 500 list in 2015, among which Queensland University of Technology in Australia and Sharif University of Technology in Iran make their first appearance.
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