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Which 18 countries have the best universities in TOP 100?

    Arie
    By Arie
    Which 18 countries have the best universities in TOP 100?

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    Only 18 Countries...

    Universities from 18 countries make up the TOP 100 Best Universities in the list of THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings for 2014-2015.

    It is remarkable that there are NO universities in the Top 100 from South America, Central America and Africa.

    Unexpected absences...

    Expectedly, USA dominates the list with 45 (fortyfive) universities. England is a distant number 2 with 9 universities (BTW company behind THE Ranking is an English company). It is interesting to note that countries like Ireland, Austria, Spain, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, New Zealand, Ireland and all East European countries are absent from the list.

    Hier is the list, ordered by number of universities in TOP 100. Whenever they were equal, the average position is taken as the second criteria.

    USA 45

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    England 9

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    Netherlands 6

    Germany 6

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    Australia 5

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    Canada 4

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    Switzerland 3

    Rep. of Korea 3

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    Sweden

    Japan

    Singapore

    Hong Kong 2

    China 2

    Scotland 2

    France

    Belgium 2

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    Italy

    Turkey 1

     

    Distribution by region:

    North America has 49 (USA & Canada),

    Europe has 34 (England, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Scotland, France, Belgium, Italy, Turkey)

    Asia has 12 (Rep of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, China)

    Oceania has 5 (Australia)

     

     

     

     

      • Lene Nielsen
        Lene Nielsen

        What? Denmark is not in the list?

        • Femke Reijnders
          Femke Reijnders

          I can't help to feel great about The Netherlands being the 3rd country with the best universities in the World and especially the fact that a country of 16 million does better than 80-something neighbour Germany :-)

          • Miriam
            Miriam

            I am really proud with the Netherlands. Strange that such a big economy like China has only 2 in the list. Same number as tiny Belgium...

            • Ulla Buch-Madsen
              Ulla Buch-Madsen

              indeed! Denmark was not in that list...

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