31 European Universities among the Top 100 Reputation Ranking by Times Higher Education

Every year, Times Higher Education conducts a large invitation-only survey that asks excellent academics from all over the world for their subjective judgement about the world's most excellent universities. It is a spin-off of their Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

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Recently, the 2018 edition of their Top 100 ranking comparing the reputation of universities worldwide was published. U.S. institutions are still dominating the 2018 ranking but Europe's universities are catching up and increasingly gaining reputation.

With 75 universities in total, the UK is home to nearly a third of the 31 European universities.

In contrast, Germany and the Netherlands are on the rise, taking the second place with 41 universities and 13 universities respectively in the Top 800.

Later in each year, Times Higher Education will publish their new edition of the World University Ranking that does not only take reputation but also other performance indicators in the areas teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook into account.

European universities in the Times Higher Education Reputation Ranking

  1. University of Cambridge (UK)
  2. University of Oxford (UK)
  3. University College London (UK)
  4. Imperial College London (UK)
  5. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (Switzerland)
  6. London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)
  7. University of Edinburgh (UK)
  8. PSL Research University Paris (France)
  9. King's College London (UK)
  10. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  11. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany)
  12. Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)
  13. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
  14. Universität Heidelberg (Germany)
  15. University of Manchester (UK)
  16. Sorbonne University (France)
  17. University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  18. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany)
  19. Karolinska Institute (Sweden)
  20. Technische Universität München (Germany)
  21. Leiden University (Netherlands)
  22. Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)
  23. Utrecht University (Netherlands)
  24. University of Warwick (UK)
  25. University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  26. Ecolé Polytechnique (France)
  27. University of Helsinki (Finland)
  28. RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
  29. Uppsala University (Sweden)
  30. Wageningen University and Research Center (Netherlands)
  31. University of Zurich (Switzerland)

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