Oxford University again tops the list of the best university in the world 2020

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The Oxford University of United Kingdom tops the list of the best universities in the world as per the yearly Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 which represents 1,300 universities of 92 countries around the world.

Oxford University was named the best in the world for the fourth successive time.

Top 10 Universities in the World 2020 (Times Higher Education World Rankings)

1.Oxford UniversityUnited Kingdom
2.California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
3.University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
4.Stanford UniversityUnited States
5.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
6.Princeton UniversityUnited States
7.Harvard UniversityUnited States
8.Yale UniversityUnited States
9.University of ChicagoUnited States
10.Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom

Countries with most universities in the Top 200:

CountryTotal NumberBest University (Ranking)
United States60California Institute of Technology (2)
United Kingdom28University of Oxford (1)
Germany23LMU Munich (32)
Australia11University of Melbourne (32)
Netherlands11Wageningen University & Research (59)
Canada7University of Toronto (18)
China7Tsinghua University (23)
Switzerland7ETH Zurich (13)
South Korea6Seoul National University (64)
France5Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University Paris (45)
Hong Kong5University of Hong Kong (35)
Sweden5Karolinska Institute (41)

18 of the 28 Universities of the United Kingdom in the Top 200 has seen a decline in the ranking since last year while universities from other countries including Germany, Australia, and China are improving at a high rate.

Tsinghua University (23) & Peking University (24) of China holds the top two ranks in the Asian region.

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