Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022 Release

The 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is released today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
17 August 2022 | 11:21 Code : 1855 News Important News

The 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is released today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. Since 2003, ARWU has been presenting the world's top universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data. It has been recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. This year, more than 2500 institutions were scrutinized, and the best 1000 universities in the world are published.


Harvard University tops the ranking list for the 20th year. Stanford University remains at the No. 2 seat. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) rises one position to the No. 3. Other Top 10 universities are Cambridge (4th), Berkeley (5th), Princeton (6th), Oxford (7th), Columbia (8th), Caltech (9th), and Chicago (10th).


In Continental Europe, Paris-Saclay University (16th) remains at the best position, followed by ETH Zurich (20th). Among Asian universities, The University of Tokyo (24th) keeps its leading position. Tsinghua University (26th) moves up two position, holding on to the second-best place in Asia. The University of Melbourne (32th) tops of other universities in Oceania for twelve consecutive years since 2011.


Four universities move up into the Top 50. Zhejiang University from Chinese Mainland ranked 36th, up from 52st last year. The University of Queensland from Australia rises four places to 47th. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (49th) and University of Maryland, College Park (50th) from United States both rise six places. Seven universities enter into the Top 100 list, including University of Pittsburgh (82th) and Brown University (99th) from United States, Erasmus University Rotterdam (87th) from Netherlands, University of Alberta (92th) from Canada, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (96th) from Chinese Mainland, The University of Hong Kong (96th) from China-Hong Kong, and Seoul National University (98th) from South Korea. There are eight new entrants appearing on the Top 500 list, 25 universities enter into Top 1000 for the first time.

Meanwhile, 11 universities from Iran have also ranked. It should be noted that the presence of Iranian universities in this ranking system was with one university (Tehran University) in 2014.

In the ranking of 2022, University of Tehran, similar to the ranking of previous years, was able to be ranked among the top 400 universities in the world by ranking in the range of 301-400and took the first place among Iranian universities.

 Tehran University of Medical Sciences is in the ranking range of 401-500 and with a rank of promotion, it has gained the second rank of Iran and Tarbiat Modares University has won the third rank with the ranking range of 501-600.

In the meantime, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences has also appeared in this ranking for the first time.



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