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The best universities in the world (according to 2014)

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The best universities in the world (according to 2014)

The Times Higher Education Weekly announced the list of the most famous higher education institutions in the world. Let's not lose sight of the fact that The Times and Thomson Reuters each year release a register of 400 elite universities on the planet.

In the first 20 leading universities United States , as well as Great Britain . After the establishment of Netherlands and Germany , France , Switzerland , Canada and Japan . The first place in the list of the best again belongs to the California Institute of Technology, which is one of the most epoch-making universities in America in terms of scientific research, but not so significant in terms of the number of places available (900 students and 1200 graduate students).

The small town of Pasadin near Los Angeles carefully protects the location on its territory of an educational institution as large as Caltech (Caltech - abbreviated): more than 30 Nobel Prize winners were his entrants. The California Institute focused its activities on engineering and science. The university's assets are the laboratory for reactive movement. Incidentally, Caltech is implementing the launch of the largest number of NASA space instruments.

Harvard and Oxford universities rank second in the list of popular educational institutions. A survey conducted among Russian students revealed that it wasThe Oxford University , which crossed the thousand-year boundary, is the most desirable educational institution.

It is noteworthy that of the 40 most important higher educational institutions in the world, 4 are located in London. This fact undoubtedly makes the city a favorite among students.

The fundamental criteria for recognizing the best among the best are:

  • "maneuverability" of teachers and students;
  • the availability of scholarship packages at the international level;
  • investment in transformation.

The top twenty of the world

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Location Higher education institutions Country
1 California Institute of Technology
2 Harvard University
2 University of Oxford
4 Stanford University
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology US
6 9 University of Cambridge 999.112] UK
8 University of California, Berkeley US
University of Chicago US
10 Imperial College London
11 Yale University
University of California, Los Angeles US
13 Columbia University
14 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
15 [ 999.184] University of Pennsylvania US
17 Duke University US
18 University of Michigan US
19 Cornell University
20 University of Toronto Canada
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