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.
Although the UK and US dominate the top five in this year’s rankings, the top 20 contains a healthy sprinkle of universities from the Far East. Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore all feature.
Interested in other courses besides Modern Languages? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.