THES leak

The official top 200 of the world’s universities (according to the Times Higher Education Supplement) will be published tomorrow. But a privileged copy is already available at this blog. For an analysis of the new list, have a look at this weblog.

My observations? My current university (University of Sydney) ranked 38th, slightly up from last years position of 40th. Australia ranked third in terms of the amount of universities in the top 200 with 17 universities. Not surprisingly, the US and the UK ranked 1st and 2nd.

My ‘other’ home country the Netherlands ranked 4th with 10 universities in the top 200 but does not have any universities in the top 50. This illustrates the way Dutch higher education is often typified: a plateau with a few peaks. The plateau is there, the peaks are getting higher…

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