Four Ukrainian universities were included into the list of world’s best higher education institutions, compiled by The Times Higher Education.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017 list the 980 top universities in the world, making it our biggest international league table to date. It is the only global university performance table to judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings use 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.
Lviv Polytechnic National University, National Technical University of Ukraine – Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, and Karazin Kharkiv National University got 801+ ranks. While this year’s list of the best universities in the world is led by The University of Oxford, knocking five-time champion the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) into second place. The rest of the top five is filled by Stanford University in third, the University of Cambridge in fourth, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in fifth.