The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012 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 2011-12: Africa

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
103 University of Cape Town South Africa
251-275 Stellenbosch University South Africa
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251-275 University of Witwatersrand South Africa
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301-350 Alexandria University Egypt
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