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Out Now: QS Top 50 Under 50 2019

By Craig O

Updated March 23, 2021 Updated March 23, 2021

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore has again been named as the best young university in the world, in the QS Top 50 Under 50 2019 which is released today.

Featuring the world’s top young universities, the Top 50 Under 50 is a chance for some of the world’s less-established institutions to shine. As well as publishing the top 50 universities, we also publish the Next 100 Under 50.

This year’s top 10 features representatives from six different locations and can be seen below. PSL University in France is a new entrant at fourth and earns the title of being the top young university in Europe.

QS Top 50 Under 50 2019

Rank

University

Location

1

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Singapore

2

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Hong Kong

3

KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

South Korea

4

PSL University

France

5

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

6

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

South Korea

7

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

8

CentraleSupélec

France

9

Aalto University

Finland

10

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Australia


The Top 50 Under 50 ranking is compiled based on how universities performed in the QS World University Rankings® published earlier this month. To view the complete world rankings click here, or click here to learn more about the methodology. Six of the top 10 above also featured among the world’s top 100 universities.

This article was originally published in June 2018 . It was last updated in March 2021

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As Head of Content, Craig is responsible for all articles and guides published across TopUniversities and TopMBA. He has nearly 10 years of experience writing for a student audience and extensive knowledge of universities and study programs around the world.

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