THE 100 Under 50 universities 2014

Higher education serves as the foundation of most careers. As such, it’s critical for students to gain a thorough understanding of what’s on offer and choose the study path that best suits their individual needs and ambitions. Since its establishment in 2010, the Times Higher Education rankings have emerged as an invaluable resource for students on the search for an opinion that matters.

Rankingsort descending Institution Country Previous ranking
1
Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech)
South Korea
1
2
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Switzerland
2
3
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
South Korea
3
4
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
4
5
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
8
6
Maastricht University
The Netherlands
6
7
University of California, Irvine
United States
5
35.4%
8
Université Paris-Sud
France
10
9
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
France
9
10
Lancaster University
United Kingdom
14
11
University of California, Santa Cruz
United States
11
48.6%
12
University of Warwick
United Kingdom
13
12.9%
13
Pompeu Fabra University - Barcelona
Spain
25
13
University of Illinois at Chicago
United States
19
71%
15
The University of Texas at Dallas
United States
15
52%
16
Universität Ulm
Germany
N/A
17
Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7
France
17
17
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
18
19
University of Calgary
Canada
23
20
Universität Konstanz
Germany
20
21
University of Milan-Bicocca
Italy
23
22
University of Essex
United Kingdom
29
23
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Spain
22
24
Simon Fraser University
Canada
26
24
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sweden
33
26
Université Montpellier 2
France
32
27
Sharif University of Technology
Iran
47
28
The University of Newcastle
Australia
40
29
Brunel University London
United Kingdom
44
30
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
34
31
Bilkent University
Turkey
39
31
Queensland University of Technology
Australia
26
33
University of Wollongong
Australia
43
34
Macquarie University
Australia
36
34
University of Bath
United Kingdom
34
36
Medical University of Vienna
Austria
49
37
University of Southern Denmark
Denmark
38
37
State University of Campinas
Brazil
28
39
Umeå University
Sweden
29
40
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Taiwan
37
41
Koç University
Turkey
31
42
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
53
42
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taiwan
45
44
University of Waikato
New Zealand
46
44
University of Tsukuba
Japan
49
46
Linköping University
Sweden
51
47
University of Technology, Sydney
Australia
83
48
University of Crete
Greece
53
49
University of South Australia
Australia
48
49
Universität Bayreuth
Germany
40
51
Universität Bielefeld
Germany
40
52
Heriot-Watt University
United Kingdom
63
53
University of Eastern Finland
Finland
61
54
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
France
57
55
Aalborg University
Denmark
71
56
University of Stirling
United Kingdom
61
57
George Mason University
United States
59
65.8%
58
Autonomous University of Madrid
Spain
52
59
Deakin University
Australia
66
60
Murdoch University
Australia
57
60
University of Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
75
60
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Germany
63
University of Surrey
United Kingdom
71
64
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Norway
56
65
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
United States
60
61%
66
University of Rovira i Virgili
Spain
79.5%
67
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Germany
69
67
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Ireland
74
69
Charles Darwin University
Australia
77
70
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Austria
64
71
Loughborough University
United Kingdom
65
71
King Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia
68
73
Florida International University
United States
84
73
University of Guelph
Canada
55
75
University of Minho
Portugal
76
76
University of Vigo
Spain
77
77
Polytechnic University of Valencia
Spain
80
78
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom
79
79
Aveiro University
Portugal
66
80
University of Kent
United Kingdom
97
81
Aston University
United Kingdom
96
82
Curtin University
Australia
87
82
Flinders University
Australia
71
84
Griffith University
Australia
86
84
Université du Québec à Montréal
Canada
86
Université Paris Dauphine
France
82
87
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
India
87
New University of Lisbon
Portugal
92
87
University of Western Sydney
Australia
90
Massey University
New Zealand
81
91
The University of Texas at San Antonio
United States
70
60%
92
Isfahan University of Technology
Iran
92
Dublin City University
Ireland
84
94
Dublin Institute of Technology
Ireland
95
Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Spain
99
96
Concordia University
Canada
96
National Yang-Ming University
Taiwan
98
98
Tampere University of Technology
Finland
93
99
Asia University, Taiwan
Taiwan
100
La Trobe University
Australia
88

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