Utrecht University ranks once again the best of all Dutch universities in the annual “Academic Ranking of World Universities”, by the University of Shanghai.
Globally, Utrecht University ranks fiftieth in the prestigious ranking list, at European level, the university is the eleventh best.
Researchers from Shanghai evaluate more than a thousand universities annually, on issues such as the quantity of publications in scientific journals and awards.
The second Dutch university is that of Leiden, which is no. 70 in the list. The list is topped by three U.S. universities: Harvard, Berkeley and Stanford.