Universitat de Barcelona, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona are the top universities of Spain ranked by QS ranking 2018. University of Barcelona features among the top three in all the three rankings QS, THE and ARWU.
With six universities in the top 100, China is slowly making progress in the international academic scene. In order to promote its academics and research, the country has initiated a number of projects like Project 985 and 211. Currently running World Class 2.0 plans to give all Chinese universities..
Universities of Russian Federation feature among the top 100 in a number of subject groups. With a present strength of 221,400 international students, Russian Federation is one of most sought-after countries by students from all over the world.
UAE is steadily coming up in the world university rankings since 2015. The oil-rich country has public universities as well as campuses of some of the top universities of the world. United Arab Emirates University leads at 390.
Italy has four universities in the top 200 in the QS ranking 200. Italy also has the oldest of the universities in the world lead by University of Bologna. Politecnico di Milano is the top university in Italy at 170th.
New Zealand with its state-funded universities and polytechnics is much looked up to by aspirants interested to study abroad. The University of Auckland at 82nd position in the world is the top university of New Zealand.
Netherlands is the first non-English speaking country in Europe to offer courses in English. Delft university of Technology, University of Amsterdam are the top universities in the country ranked by QS and THE rankings.
The Republic of Ireland has nine universities in the ranking done by two of the three widely known ranking agencies. With Trinity College Dublin ranked at 88, a 10 places improvement since the last ranking.
Japan, the country known for finest technologies, is home to some of the top universities of the world. University of Tokyo and Kyoto are ranked among the top 50 universities in the world in QS and ARWU rank.
Switzerland is not only famous for its Alps but also for the quality education it provides. The country has 9 universities ranked by QS, ARWU and THE ranking in 2018.