American and British universities dominate the ranking, like in previous years. Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 is topped by University of Oxford, followed by University of Cambridge and California Institute of Technology in third place.

THE ranks three Swedish universities among the world’s top 100: Karolinska Institutet is placed at 38, Uppsala University at 86 and Lund University at 93. Stockholm University is to be found outside the top 100 list, at 134. 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings is based on 13 criteria, such as research, teaching, knowledge transfer to society and internationalisation.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018

Stockholm University in world ranking tables