World’s Leading Young Universities Revealed

THE’s Young University Rankings 2023 reveals the leading ‘next generation’ universities that are 50 years old or younger — and topping the ranking is Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.  

The institution, which was established in 1991, moved up one place from last year and is one of the highest-ranked Asian universities in THE’s World University Rankings

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is in second place, up one place from last year. The university, established in 1991, is one of the best in Hong Kong and focuses on providing students with a science and technology education. 

In third place is Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University Paris, which moved down two places from last year, where it was first for the first time last year. The collegiate university was formed from a range of older institutions in 2010 with the aim of becoming one of the world’s leading research universities.  …Read More

The world’s top universities in 2012

The world’s top universities have a lot in common – renowned academics, rich histories, and a Cambridge postal code, The Christian Science Monitor reports. That according to a popular global ranking of universities put out this week by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British-based higher education consulting firm, whose annual World University Rankings list is topped by three institutions that call a city of Cambridge home. Overall, the United States and United Kingdom dominate the leader board, but they’re increasingly being challenged in crucial science and technology fields by East Asia’s powerhouse universities, including the University of Tokyo, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Hong Kong.  No Latin American or African universities cracked the global top 100 this year, but the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil (No. 139 in the world) placed among the top 50 schools in five specific subject areas. Meanwhile, Africa’s top institution remains the University of Cape Town in South Africa, which clocked in this year at No. 154.

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