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2019 Universities Ranking: Student Portal for a Better Choice


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2019 Universities Ranking: Student Portal for a Better Choice

Every year the Shanghai ranking is particularly expected. The one that was set up in 2003 refers to the best university in the world, according to certain very specific criteria, such as the number of former students who have won Nobel Prizes or the number of articles published in scientific journals "Nature "and" Science "over the past five years.
(These rankings are generally used as a criterion of choice by students who wish to continue their high school education).
The Shanghai ranking is not the only ranking that can be accessed to know the level of a university. The world ranking of QS universities, also highly respected, brings him the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the top step of the podium. . The Times Higher Education World Ranking distinguishes the University of Oxford. In these international rankings, French institutions are often far behind the Americans and the British who occupy a large part of the picture. In France, the Ministry of Higher Education publishes two types of indicators: the success rate and the vocational integration rate. Although the figures released concern the session of two years ago, they allow to obtain a photograph of French universities.

Shanghai World University Ranking (ARWU) :

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. Since its inception in 2003, Harvard University has always been in first place. Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT university) are generally not far behind.
Universities are ranked according to six criteria: the number of Nobel and Fields medals among alumni and among professors, the number of most cited researchers in their discipline, the number of publications in scientific journals Nature and Science, the number of researchers listed in the Science Citation Index-Expended (SCIE) and the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) and the average performance of professors.

Ranking of Shanghai 2019 Universities :

Every year, the verdict of Shanghai's university rankings is unveiled in mid-August. The ranking of Shanghai 2019 universities should therefore be by August 15th. In the latest ranking, it is still Harvard University that reached the top step of the podium, followed by Stanford and Cambridge (surprisingly, where is MIT ? MIT university occupies only 4th place). The first European institution, Cambridge, England, ranks third. France places its first university in this list in 36th place, with the new university "Sorbonne University". Then follow Paris-South to 42nd place and the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris to the 64th.

The world ranking of QS universities :

The QS World University Rankings (QS) is published annually by Quacquarelli Symonds, a UK-based company that boasts the largest global information and advisory network on higher education and career. In 2018, for the seventh consecutive year, it is the MIT or Massachusetts Institute of Technology that wins the prize.
This ranking is based on six weighted criteria: the academic reputation (40%), the reputation with recruiters (10%), the teacher-student ratio (20%), the number of citations per teacher-researcher (20%), the ratio of international teachers (5%) and international students (5%).
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