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QS World University Rankings® 2018

Discover the top universities in the world in 2018.

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Compare the world’s top universities with the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings®, and explore leading institutions by region and subject. Register for free site membership to access direct university comparisons and additional information, and visit the QS Intelligence Unit for in-depth analysis.

Discover the world’s top universities with the QS World University Rankings® 2018. Explore the full list of over 950 universities and filter by country and region. Register for free site membership and you’ll have access to additional information, making choosing a university even easier!

QS World University Rankings®


QS University Rankings: Asia

The QS University Rankings: Asia shines a spotlight on the highest-performing institutions in this fast-changing region.

QS Rankings: Asia

QS University Rankings: Arab Region

Compare top universities in the Arab nations with the world's first ranking for the region, piloted in 2014 and extended in 2015 and 2016.

QS Rankings: Arab Region

The QS World University Rankings by Subject identifies the world's strongest universities in 46 individual subject areas.

QS Rankings: By Subject

The QS Top 50 Under 50 highlights the world's top 50 universities established within the last 50 years, based on the most recent edition of the QS World University Rankings.

QS Top 50 Under 50

Discover the strongest universities in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

QS Rankings: BRICS

QS University Rankings: Latin America

Discover the best universities in Latin America with QS's dedicated ranking, launched to reflect the fast pace of development in this region. 

QS Rankings: Latin America

QS University Rankings:EECA

Explore the top 200 universities in Emerging Europe & Central Asia, with this dedicated regional ranking.

QS University Rankings: EECA

QS Best Student Cities

Where are the world's best cities for international students? Find out with this ranking of the world's top 100 student cities, spread across the globe.

QS Best Student Cities

QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Which universities are leading the way on graduate employability? This dedicated ranking celebrates 300 institutions with strong graduate outcomes and industry connections.

QS Graduate Employability Rankings

New for 2016, this index compares the overall strength of national higher education systems - listing the top 50 based on four categories.

QS System Strength Rankings