Top Universities in Netherlands 2018

Top Universities in NetherlandsTop Universities in Netherlands 2018 – Netherlands is the first non-English speaking country to have introduced academic programmes in English. Its academically strong higher education system and international learning environment make Netherlands one of the countries to look out for if you are planning to pursue higher education abroad. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE) have ranked 13 top universities in Netherlands in 2018. Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) 2017 ranks only 12.

 

Netherlands has three kinds of universities; research universities, universities of applied sciences, institutes of international education. The QS and THE 2018 ranking feature 13 universities. Currently, Netherlands has 13 research universities, 39 universities of applied sciences and 14 other institutions. The research universities are responsible for offering research-oriented programs and the Universities of Applied Sciences offer courses which focus on practical applications of arts and sciences.

 

According to THE ranking 2018, seven of the 13 ranked universities of Netherlands feature in the top universities of the world 2018.

 

The Delft University of Technology has taken over the University of Amsterdam and is now the top university of Netherlands in the QS Ranks. In THE ranking 2018, University of Amsterdam maintained its position as the top university in Netherlands. The university is up four positions to 59 compared to last year when it was at the 63rd position.

 

The ARWU rankings rank Utrecht University at 47 making it the top in Netherland, followed by University of Groningen and Erasmus University Rotterdam at 59 and 73 ranks respectively.

 

The table below gives you the opportunity to check the rankings of the Top universities in Netherlands 2018 arrived upon by THE, QS and ARWU.

 

Top Universities in Netherlands 2018

S.No

University

QS Rank

THE Rank

ARWU Rank

2018

2017

2018

2017

2017

2016

1

Delft University of Technology

54

62

63

59

151-200

151-200

2

University of Amsterdam

58

57

59

63

101-150

101-150

3

Eindhoven University of Technology

104

121

141

177

301-400

201-300

4

Utrecht University

109

104

68

86

47

65

5

Leiden University

109

102

67

77

88

93

6

University of Groningen

113

113

83

80

59

72

7

Wageningen University

124

119

64

65

101-150

101-150

8

Erasmus University Rotterdam

147

144

72

69

73

101-150

9

University of Twente

179

177

179

153

301-400

301-400

10

Maastricht University

200

173

103

94

201-300

201-300

11

Radboud University

204

190

122

121

101-150

101-150

12

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

218

199

165

156

101-150

101-150

13

Tilburg University

357

330

195

198

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The top university according to ARWU 2017 is Utrecht University at 47th position followed by University of Groningen, and Erasmus University Rotterdam at 59 and 73rd position. Leiden University at 88th position features among the top 100 universities in the world.

First Published On : 10 Nov 2017 04:57 PM IST

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