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QS World University Ranking
QS Ltd. publishes this yearly list which bases its scores on a mix of surveys and quantitative data. Prior to 2010, the list was a joint venture with Times Higher Education (THE).
About the list
QS World University Ranking is broader and more current than for example the Shanghai list. Half of the indicators are based on surveys and the other half quantitative data. Universities with broad educational offerings also score higher than specialized ones.
Other Swedish Universities
|2015||132||Lund 70, KTH 101, Uppsala 102, Chalmers 132, Stockholm 182, Göteborg 247, Linköping 286, Umeå 319|
|2014||175||Lund 60, Uppsala 81, KTH 110, Chalmers 175, Stockholm 182, Göteborg 206, Umeå 267, Linköping 283|
|2013||202||Lund 67, Uppsala 79, Royal inst of tech 118, Stockholm 170, Göteborg 205, Umeå 289, Linköping 331|
|2012||223||Lund 71, Uppsala 81, Royal inst of tech 142, Stockholm 171, Göteborg 193|
|2011||202||Uppsala 83, Lund 86, Stockholm 178, Royal inst of tech 180, Göteborg 184|
|2010||204||Uppsala 62, Lund 72, Royal inst of tech150, Stockholm 168, Göteborg 183|
|2009||198||Lund 67, Uppsala 75, Royal inst of tech 174, Göteborg 185, Stockholm 215|
|2008||162||Uppsala 63, Lund 88, Royal inst of tech 173, Stockholm 239, Göteborg 258|
Due to the change of data collection method, the placements for the different years are difficult to compare.
List of indicators
|40%||Surveys from international researchers|
|10%||Surveys from employees in international companies|
|5%||Percentage of foreign teachers|
|5%||Percentage of foreign students|
|20%||Number of employees per students|
|20%||Number of citations in Scopus per employee|
QS World University Rankings by Subject
Since 2011, QS also publishes subject specific rankings. These rankings include four indicators: Academic reputation, Employer reputation and Citations per publication and h-index. The percentages between the various subjects vary. Chemistry and Physics can consist of following 40/20/20/20%, whereas within the fields of the technology the combination of 40/30/15/15% is common. The method for the 2012 ranking changed, so it is difficult to compare to the previous year’s result. The subject specific rankings are published in the spring, but are based on data collected for the broader list collected in autumn.
|Computer science & Information Systems||101-150||151-200|
|Physics & Astronomy||101-150||101-150|
|Statistics & Operational Research||101-150||101-150|
[Rankings are based on the value of the indicators. Rankings lower than 50 are displayed in blocks of 50].
QS World University Rankings by Faculty
Since 2013, QS also publishes i new faculty ranking for 5 facutly areas. The indicators are the same as in the subject rankings. Chalmers University or Technology is represented in two areas: Engineering & Technology (indicator weights 40/30/15/15%) och Natural Sciences (indicator weights 40/20/20/20%).
|Faculty||Rank 2013||Rank 2014|
|Engineering & Technology||55||61|