Amsterdam top ranked Dutch university in new survey
Amsterdam University is the top ranked Dutch higher education institution in the latest world rankings from Britain’s QS organisation.
Amsterdam is up one place in 62nd position. Leiden is up 13 positions in 75th place, Utrecht, considered the top Dutch university in the Shanghai and Times rankings, is in 85th position, and Erasmus University in Rotterdam is 99th.
Delft (103), Maastricht (107) and Groningen (109) are just outside the top 100.
MIT in the US tops the QS list, followed by Cambridge and Havard.
The rankings are based on the opinions of students and academic staff, the number of citations and their international profile.
In this year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, a list of the world’s best research universities compiled by Jia Tong University in Shanghai, Utrecht is the top rated Dutch institution in 53rd place.
The only other Dutch university in the top 100 is Leiden in 73rd place, down from 65th last year.
Utrecht is also the highest placed Dutch university in the Times Education rankings, with Wageningen, Leiden and Amsterdam all in the top 100. However, Delft University is the highest placed Dutch institution in the Times Educational international reputations list.
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