Times Higher Education released The World Reputation Rankings 2015 [ Current Affairs ]

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The Times Higher Education released the World Reputation Rankings 2015. This year rankings show that the Harvard University ranks at the 1st position of the 100 Times higher education institutions in the world.

While Cambridge University at second position followed by Oxford University on the third position of the 100 Times higher education institutions in the world.

The University of Bristol entered the ranking this year in the 91-100 band, while Durham University and the University of Warwick entered the 81-90 group.

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine dropped out of the list this year.

United States remains dominant in the annual rankings, claiming 43 of the top 100 universities and eight universities in the top 10.

In 2005, Germany remains the best-represented nation after the US and the UK, with six top 100 universities.

While Asia’s best performer The University of Tokyo, slipped one place to 12th position. Meanwhile, China’s top institution Tsinghua University climbed 10 places to 26th and Peking University leaped from 41st to 32nd place.

For the fifth consecutive year, the rankings highlight an elite group of six US and UK universities that hold a significant lead over the rest.

- Published on: March 17, 2015