The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (click here to read the full methodology).
Use the interactive table below to filter the rankings by location, and click on individual universities for more information. Registered users will also be able to use the site’s Compare function to see facts and statistics about multiple universities side-by-side.
There’s no change in the top three of this year’s medicine subject rankings, with Harvard University, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge continuing to produce the top doctors in the world.
Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet is the biggest mover in the top 10, climbing four places to sixth. Sweden is one of 60 countries to feature on this year’s list.
Interested in other courses besides Medicine? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.