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Top 10 World’s Best Young Universities in 2015Career Development November 25, 2015
If you plan to qualify from any of these top 10 graduate schools in the world, then you are among the lucky ones to grab a seat there. According to recently released rankings by TopUniversities.com in the 2015 QS Top 50 under 50, Asian Universities top the chart.
The rankings reveal the best universities in the world under 50 years old. Singapore, Korea and Hong Kong take the top six spots. Half of these universities are from Hong Kong. Nanyang Technological University retains the global top spot, followed by HKUST and KAIST.
NTU President Professor Bertil Andersson said: “Getting first place for the second year running is fantastic news not only for NTU, but also for Singapore which celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year. NTU’s good performance is a tribute to the quality of our faculty, staff and students and I hope a huge encouragement to other young universities in the world that being young should not stand in the way of making an impact on a global scale.”
The University of Bath is the best-performing European university. The last top-10 spots are also taken by European universities: Maastricht University, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
Here’s a list of world’s top 10 best young universities in 2015:
Europe has 24 top-50 universities; Asia has thirteen. Australia is the most-featured country in this ranking, with eight universities. The United Kingdom and Spain both have five.
Asia’s strength is highlighted by three Taiwanese universities coming in the top 50. Other top young UK universities include Loughborough University (16th), Heriot-Watt (32nd), and Brunel University (37th).
Latin America’s top young university is Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), which ranks 11th.
The Next 50 under 50 Universities have been included in the published ranking. This has allowed yet-greater representation of universities whose performances in teaching and research are increasingly noteworthy.
It sees placed universities from countries as diverse as the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Norway, and Turkey. This adds another layer of depth to the global university performance picture.
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