Quality Management

Uppsala University in International Rankings

Uppsala University has during the last number of years, with only a few exceptions, been placed among the 100 best universities in the world in the three largest international rankings: Times Higher Education (THE), QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU/Shanghai).

In 2013 Uppsala University was ranked below 100 by THE but above 100 by QS and ARWU. Below is a table showing Uppsala University’s latest placements in different university rankings:

Ranking Placement
ARWU (Shanghai) (2017) 63
QS (2017) 112
Times Higher Education (2017) 86
Leiden ranking (2017) 127 (top 10%)
US News (2017) 110
Webometrics (2017) 106
U-rank (Swedish ranking) (2014)  7

Leiden Ranking’s main indicator measures scientific impact, while other indicators show for instance level of cooperation. U-rank is a Swedish ranking which primarily measures quality of education.

See also: news articles related to rankings.