Best Global Universities
The U.S. News rankings, based on schools' academic research and reputation, allow students to compare universities around the world.
Choose Your Education Destination
Explore higher education institutions worldwide to find which best suits you. U.S. News breaks down the Best Global Universities rankings by region, country and subject. Learn more about how institutions are evaluated and what contributes to a school's rank by checking out the frequently asked questions.
U.S. News focuses on five world regions. The U.N. definition of geographical regions determines which countries are in which region. See how these institutions stack up against schools in their own country and region.
More than 90 countries are included in the Best Global Universities rankings. Review the list of countries to see what each one has to offer you.
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
The Best Global Universities rankings evaluate more than 40 subject areas. Discover which international institutions are the best in a range of categories, from mathematics and computer science to immunology and public health.
- Agricultural Sciences
- Arts and Humanities
- Biology and Biochemistry
- Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology
- Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
- Cell Biology
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Clinical Medicine
- Computer Science
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Economics and Business
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Endocrinology and Metabolism
- Energy and Fuels
- Food Science and Technology
- Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- Infectious Diseases
- Materials Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Molecular Biology and Genetics
- Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
- Neuroscience and Behavior
- Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Physical Chemistry
- Plant and Animal Science
- Polymer Science
- Public, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
- Social Sciences and Public Health
- Space Science
Global Universities Advice
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