QS University Rankings: BRICS 2014

Welcome to the QS University Rankings: BRICS, a dedicated ranking of the top 200 universities in the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Find out which universities are the top performers in these key emerging economies, based on eight major performance indicators.

It draws on two huge global surveys of academics and employers, combined with data on faculty/student ratio, research paper publications and citations, proportion of staff with a PhD, and percentages of international faculty and students.

Sort the table below by country and by indicator for more in-depth insights and to compare the top universities in the BRICS countries.

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QS University Rankings: BRICS

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SIZE > 12,000 students

FOCUS Comprehensive


AGE Mature

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When filtering for rankings based specific key performance indicators, only institutions that area ranked in the top 100 in their overall scores will be shown. Rankings based on specific key performance indicators marked as 101 indicate that their ranking is 101+.