Compare these rankings with the THE World University Rankings 2014-15

Mainland China has actually continued to enhance its performance in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, however the US and Europe still dominate the table.

China has 32 universities in the top 500 table, the same number as in 2013, but they are edging up the ranks. 7 of these remain in the leading 200, compared with six in 2014, now that Sun Yat-sen University has actually leaped from the 201-300 band to the 151-200 group. The nation likewise still has 6 of its universities in the 201-300 band, after Jilin University went up from the 301-400 band in in 2013’s table, which is based upon research expertise and is put together by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Meanwhile, Japan’s efficiency has actually decreased this year. The nation has 18 organizations represented, down from 19, after Waseda University dropped off the table. Japan’s universities are likewise falling out of the upper echelons of the ranking: the country has one fewer institution in the leading 200 (seven, compared to eight in 2013) and one more in the 401-500 band (six, compared to 5 last year).

Overall the US controls the table, asserting more than half (51) the areas in the leading 100. Harvard University is primary for the 13th year in a row. The remainder of the leading 10 also remains the same from in 2014, making up Stanford University; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Cambridge; Princeton University; the California Institute of Innovation; Columbia University; the University of Chicago; and the University of Oxford.

The UK has nine universities in the leading 100, another than last year, with the University of Warwick (92nd) making its launching in the leading fifth of the table. Nevertheless, numerous of the top UK institutions have slipped down the list: Imperial College London has dropped one location to 23rd, the University of Manchester has actually dropped three locations to 41st, and the University of Edinburgh has actually dropped two locations to 47th.

Wendy Piatt, director general of the Russell Group, said that if the UK is to stayremain at the front of the pack, it has to “fend off fierce competitors from nations like China and Germany”.

She added: “Enhancing financing in science, research and innovation is vital to keep our leading universities at the top of the table and to make sure the UK maximises its economic capacity.”

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top 100 institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015 consisting of links to the profiles of those institutions likewise included in the Times HigherCollege World University Rankings 2014-15.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015: leading 100