Consulting a specialist ranking of the quality of universities around the world can help you to find what is the best country for your graduation or specialization. Criteria such as quality of education, teachers and the relation between employers and institutions can directly influence the outcome of your experience. Find out which are the most reliable rankings and keep an eye out!
The ranking is made especially for students, the ratings are objective and easy to understand. Every year the company lists the top 300 universities in the world, based on criteria such as academic reputation, the employers' opinion about institutions, relationship between teacher and student, number of articles published by professors and internet presence. This is the only ranking that researches the credibility of universities in employers and labor market view.
The company also offers specific rankings, separated by areas of knowledge, cities, countries and even continents. You can discover which are the best universities to study medicine and law, for example, and also the best institutions in Latin America.
THE (Times Higher Education)
Considered the most reliable ranking of the world, THE is used as a research tool by governments and even by the institutions. The ranking is aimed at the education market and the only one that takes into account the missions that each of the 400 listed universities should comply with, which include research, teaching, knowledge transfer and international activity.
Times Higher Education also makes a specific ranking of universities according to the areas of knowledge, such as: Arts and Humanities, Engineering and Technology, Social Science and Physical Sciences.
ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities)
A Chinese ranking, published by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, elects the most recommended educational institutions for study abroad. 500 universities are elected according to the following criteria: number of Nobel Prize and Fields Medal winning alumni; faculty members who have obtained such awards; number of frequently cited and selected researchers; number of papers published in Science magazine and number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index.
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