Uppsala University in international rankings

Uppsala University has during recent years with a few exceptions ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by the three big international rankings lists, Times Higher Education (THE), QS World University Rankings and ARWU (Shanghai Ranking).

The table below shows Uppsala University’s latest placements in different university rankings:

Ranking Placement
ARWU (Shanghai) (2017) 63
QS (2018) 117
Times Higher Education (2018) 87
Leiden ranking (2018) 128 (top 10%)
US News (2018) 99
Webometrics (2018) 113


The Leiden ranking is a bibliometric ranking list and shows the scientific impact of a university through several indicators. It also measures the degree of international collaborations, industry collaborations etc. Webometrics is a ranking list that measures the visibility on the web.

See also: news articles related to rankings.