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DTU moves up in QS World University Rankings

Friday 15 Jun 18
This year, DTU has moved up four places on the QS World University Rankings list.

DTU has gone from no. 116 to no. 112 on the recently published QS World University Rankings list. DTU is also doing better this year relative to other European universities, as we have moved up from no. 43 to no. 39. In the Nordic countries, DTU has moved up one place and is now no. 5.

This year’s rankings have been extended with 52 universities and now covers a total of 1,011 universities, which are ranked on six indicators. DTU has improved on four of them: Citations per faculty, International student ratio, Employer reputation, and Faculty/student ratio.

The results indicate, in particular, that DTU’s publications have a strong impact, and also reflect that the University’s share of international students has grown.

Indicators and their weighting in the QS World University Rankings

  • Academic reputation (40 per cent)
  • Employer reputation (10 per cent)
  • Faculty/student ratio (20 per cent)
  • Citations per faculty (20 per cent)
  • International faculty ratio (5 per cent)
  • International student ratio (5 per cent)

See DTU’s standing in other rankings.


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