The university is the sole university in the Maghreb ranked in the 1000 ARWU
and ranks 11th in Africa and 10th in the Arab world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU
), was developed by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, in order to compare the position of Chinese universities with the best competitors in the world, not only so they would know where to send their students but also to meet desired of the Chinese government to establish the country world-class universities (ARWU
Yesterday, the official ARWU
rankings for 2018 were released, with 15 universities in Taiwan making the list year, an improvement from the 13 seen on last year's list and an all time high for Taiwanese colleges on the list.
Curtin University has climbed to the world's top 200 universities in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU
), estimated to be ranked 180th in the world and 9th in Australia.
As per Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU
) 2016 report, not a single university from Pakistan ranked in the top 500 global universities.3 The quality of education dropped significantly and the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, stopped 31 PhD and 26 M.Phil programmes in various universities across the country as these universities failed to meet the minimum required quality criteria.4
News & World Report (4), Washington Monthly (5), Academic Ranking of World Universities: ARWU
(6), and Time (7).
Moreover, Catalonia and Madrid, the two regions that play host to most students and which have the highest ranking universities (see, for example, the ARWu
or QS University Rankings), are the regions that have increased the most the tuition fees of EHEA first cycle studies and, more particularly, of graduate EHEA second cycle studies.
Other ranking systems, such as ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU
) utilize six indicators: number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Field Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Reuters, number of published articles in Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in the Science Citation Index and per capita performance for a university.