The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014 list the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.

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World University Rankings 2013-2014

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
48 Australian National University Australia
64.4
91
Monash University
Australia
54.6
34 University of Melbourne Australia
68.2
114 University of New South Wales Australia
51.7
63 University of Queensland Australia Australia
59.9
72 University of Sydney Australia
58.8
168 University of Western Australia Australia
46.4
170 University of Vienna Austria
46.2
85 Ghent University Belgium
55.5
61 KU Leuven Belgium
61.3
172 Université Catholique de Louvain Belgium
46.1
176 Université Libre de Bruxelles Belgium
45.9
164 University of Antwerp Belgium
46.6
35 McGill University Canada
68.1
92 McMaster University Canada
54.5
109 University of Alberta Canada
52.0
31
University of British Columbia
Canada
70.8
106 University of Montreal Canada
52.3
185 University of Ottawa Canada
45.3
20
University of Toronto
Canada
78.3
45 Peking University China
65.0
50 Tsinghua University China
63.5
138 Aarhus University Denmark
49.6
117 Technical University of Denmark Denmark
51.6
150 University of Copenhagen Denmark
48.5
100 University of Helsinki Finland
52.6
65 École Normale Supérieure France
59.8
156 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon France
47.5
70 École Polytechnique France
59.0
193 Mines ParisTech France
44.9
155 Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble France
47.8
178 Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 France
45.8
114 Université Paris-Sud France
51.7
96 Université Pierre et Marie Curie France
53.5
152 Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Germany
48.4
86 Freie Universität Berlin Germany
55.3
63 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany
59.9
94 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany
53.8
154 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
48.0
55 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
63.1
129 RWTH Aachen University Germany
50.3
87 Technische Universität München Germany
55.2
181 Universität Bonn Germany
45.6
68 Universität Heidelberg Germany
59.2
109 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
52.0
57
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
62.5
43
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
65.3
191 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
45.0
199 Tel Aviv University Israel
44.3
52 Kyoto University Japan
63.2
144 Osaka University Japan
49.0
23
The University of Tokyo
Japan
76.4
150 Tohoku University Japan
48.5
125 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
50.8
69 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
59.1
106 Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands
52.3
73 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands
58.1
67 Leiden University Netherlands
59.4
98
Maastricht University
Netherlands
52.9
131
Radboud University
Netherlands
50.2
83 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
55.9
98
University of Groningen
Netherlands
52.9
170 University of Twente Netherlands
46.2
74 Utrecht University Netherlands
57.7
144 VU University Amsterdam Netherlands
49.0
77 Wageningen University and Research Center Netherlands
56.8
164 University of Auckland New Zealand
46.6
185 University of Oslo Norway
45.3
129 Trinity College Dublin Republic of Ireland
50.3
161 University College Dublin Republic of Ireland
46.7
56 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Republic of Korea
62.9
60 Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Republic of Korea
61.7
44
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea
65.2
190 Yonsei University Republic of Korea
45.1
76 Nanyang Technological University Singapore
57.2
26
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore
72.4
126 University of Cape Town South Africa
50.5
164
Pompeu Fabra University - Barcelona
Spain
46.6
36 Karolinska Institute Sweden
67.8
117 KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
51.6
123 Lund University Sweden
51.1
103 Stockholm University Sweden
52.4
111 Uppsala University Sweden
51.9
37 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland
67.7
14 ETH Zürich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
84.5
74 Universität Basel Switzerland
57.7
132 Université de Lausanne Switzerland
50.1
157 University of Bern Switzerland
47.4
124 University of Geneva Switzerland
51.0
121 University of Zürich Switzerland
51.2
142 National Taiwan University Taiwan
49.2
199
Boğaziçi University
Turkey
44.3
80 Durham University United Kingdom
56.1
10 Imperial College London United Kingdom
87.5
38 King's College London United Kingdom
67.6
137 Lancaster University United Kingdom
49.7
32 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom
69.8
198
Newcastle University
United Kingdom
44.5
114 Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom
51.7
102 Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom
52.5
21 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom
77.6
188 University of Aberdeen United Kingdom
45.2
153 University of Birmingham United Kingdom
48.3
79 University of Bristol United Kingdom
56.3
7 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
92.3
196 University of Dundee United Kingdom
44.7
174 University of East Anglia United Kingdom
46.0
39 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
67.5
148 University of Exeter United Kingdom
48.7
117 University of Glasgow United Kingdom
51.6
139 University of Leeds United Kingdom
49.5
161 University of Leicester United Kingdom
46.7
169 University of Liverpool United Kingdom
46.3
58 University of Manchester United Kingdom
62.3
157 University of Nottingham United Kingdom
47.4
2 University of Oxford United Kingdom
93.9
194 University of Reading United Kingdom
44.8
112 University of Sheffield United Kingdom
51.8
146
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
48.9
117 University of St Andrews United Kingdom
51.6
121 University of Sussex United Kingdom
51.2
141 University of Warwick United Kingdom
49.4
100 University of York United Kingdom
52.6
146 Arizona State University United States
48.9
135 Boston College United States
50.0
50 Boston University United States
63.5
164 Brandeis University United States
46.6
52 Brown University United States
63.2
1 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States
94.9
24 Carnegie Mellon University United States
76.0
88 Case Western Reserve University United States
55.0
139 Colorado School of Mines United States
49.5
13 Columbia University United States
85.2
19 Cornell University United States
79.1
126 Dartmouth College United States
50.5
17 Duke University United States
79.3
80 Emory University United States
56.1
197
Florida Institute of Technology
United States
44.6
194 George Washington University United States
44.8
160 Georgetown University United States
47.0
28 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) United States
71.6
2 Harvard University United States
93.9
132 Indiana University United States
50.1
183 Iowa State University United States
45.5
15 Johns Hopkins University United States
83.7
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
93.0
83 Michigan State University United States
55.9
40 New York University (NYU) United States
67.4
184 Northeastern University United States
45.4
22 Northwestern University United States
77.1
59 Ohio State University United States
62.0
49 Pennsylvania State University United States
64.2
6 Princeton University United States
92.7
62 Purdue University United States
60.7
181 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States
45.6
65 Rice University United States
59.8
103 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
52.4
4 Stanford University United States
93.8
178 Stony Brook University United States
45.8
159 Texas A&M University United States
47.2
188
The University of Texas at Dallas
United States
45.2
80 Tufts University United States
56.1
176 University at Buffalo United States
45.9
103 University of Arizona United States
52.4
8 University of California, Berkeley United States
89.8
52 University of California, Davis United States
63.2
93 University of California, Irvine United States
54.1
12 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
86.3
148 University of California, Riverside United States
48.7
40 University of California, San Diego United States
67.4
33 University of California, Santa Barbara United States
68.4
136 University of California, Santa Cruz United States
49.9
9 University of Chicago United States
87.8
97 University of Colorado Boulder United States
53.4
174 University of Delaware United States
46.0
128 University of Florida United States
50.4
191 University of Illinois at Chicago United States
45.0
29 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign United States
71.4
161 University of Iowa United States
46.7
108 University of Maryland, College Park United States
52.2
132 University of Massachusetts United States
50.1
185 University of Miami United States
45.3
18 University of Michigan United States
79.2
46 University of Minnesota United States
64.9
47 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
64.5
90 University of Notre Dame United States
54.7
16 University of Pennsylvania United States
81.0
78 University of Pittsburgh United States
56.7
95 University of Rochester United States
53.6
70 University of Southern California United States
59.0
27 University of Texas at Austin United States
72.2
143 University of Utah United States
49.1
112 University of Virginia United States
51.8
25 University of Washington United States
73.4
30 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
71.1
88 Vanderbilt University United States
55.0
180 Wake Forest University United States
45.7
42 Washington University in St Louis United States
67.2
11 Yale University United States
87.4
172 Yeshiva University United States
46.1

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