Rating of Universities 2015-2016, the best universities of the year

Published rating of Universities of the world in 2015 .It is annually compiled by the English consulting company QS Quacquarelli Symonds, based on a number of factors. Among them: an assessment of the achievements of each in the field of research and teaching, the academic reputation of the university, the ratio of teachers and students and the number of foreign employees and students.

Not a single Russian university is in the first hundred of the rating. And here is the top-10 list, which includes the best universities in the world, 2015, 2016.

Table of Contents:

  • 10. University of Chicago
  • 9. Ethical College of London
  • 7. University College London
  • 6. University of Oxford
  • 5. California Institute of Technology
  • 4. Stanford University
  • 3. University of Cambridge
  • 2. Harvard University
  • 1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10. University of Chicago

In the rating of the universities of the world, a higher educational institution from Chicago, alma mater 89 Nobel laureates( as graduates or employees) fell into a category. In this institution, Barack Obama taught constitutional law and his wife Michelle worked( at the medical center).

9. Eth Zurich

The Swiss Higher Technical School of Zurich is one of the leading in the field of technology and natural sciences. This institution trains more than 18,500 students from 110 countries.

8. Imperial College London

The Imperial College of London has a reputation as an institution that sets the tone for teaching and research in science, technology and medicine. In 2007 he celebrated the centenary of the founding. The medical faculty of the college is one of the largest honey.faculties in the UK, according to a survey of rating agencies.

7. University College London

University College London was the first university in London and the first in the UK began to accept students, regardless of their gender or religion. Here they study philosophy, medicine, technical, physics and mathematics, humanities and natural sciences, and jurisprudence. There is a school of Slavic cultures and Eastern Europe.

6. University of Oxford

The second of the oldest universities in the world in the ranking. The University of Oxford can trace its "roots" until the 11th century. It was attended by many famous writers, thinkers, politicians and scientists, for example Lewis Carroll, Roger Bacon and JRR Tolkien. One of the most popular courses in Oxford includes studying philosophy, politics and economics. This program is offered only in several institutions of higher education throughout the UK.

5. California Institute of Technology

Opens the top 5 ranking of the world's best universities California Institute of Technology, whose talisman is a beaver - as a tribute to the "engineers of nature."From the walls of this alma mater came "dad" photocopying Chester Carlson.

4. Stanford University

Stanford University, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions. His alumni were founders of such giants as Google, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco Systems, Electronic Arts, Yahoo!and Nvidia.

3. University of Cambridge

Cambridge University is one of the oldest universities in the list of the best, it was founded in the 13th century. It consists of 31 self-governing and independent colleges that are located around the historic city of Cambridge. Colleges provide housing and social security, as well as perform social functions in training.

2. Harvard University

Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the oldest of all higher education institutions in the United States. This is also the university with the largest target capital in the world rating, in 2014 it was $ 36.4 billion. Eight American presidents studied at Harvard, among graduates were Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Kennedy.

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The leader in the list of the best universities of 2015, , was founded in 1861 in response to the growing US rating. Massachusetts Institute of Technology( MIT) is famous for its achievements in science and education, in physical sciences and technology, and more recently in biology, economics, linguistics, and management. Scientists from MIT created the world's first microscope, which can be seen fermions( subatomic particles that make up matter) and developed a simple test to identify a human Ebola virus.84 Nobel laureates and 34 astronauts are connected with this institute.