Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 is topped by University of Oxford, followed by the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University in third place. American and British universities dominate the ranking, like in previous years.

THE ranks three Swedish universities among the world's top 100: Karolinska Institutet is placed at 28, Uppsala University at 93 and Lund University at 96. Stockholm University is to be found outside the top 100 list, at 144. The University's position in last year's ranking was 136.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017