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List Of Top 25 International Research Institutions And Universities: CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015

List Of Top 25 International Research Institutions And Universities: CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been ranked number 1 in a list of international research institutions and universities for the quality of its research, with Harvard University in 2nd place, by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands, known by its Dutch acronym CWTS.

According to the CWTS data, Massachusetts Institute of Technology published 10,040 scientific articles in 2010-2013, and these articles were cited no fewer than 148,837 times. Moreover, 2,486 of these articles – or 24.8% of the total “Massachusetts Institute of Technology” published during this period – were among the top 10 percent of all articles published worldwide in terms of their impact, as measured by how often they were cited.

400 Massachusetts Institute of Technology articles (or 4% of the total published during the period), made it into the top 1 percent in terms of impact, meaning they were among the most influential articles published worldwide in 2010-2013.

The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015 focuses on the scientific performance of 750 research institutions worldwide for the years 2010-2013, as measured by the number of publications and their citations.

List Of Top 25 International Research Institutions And Universities: CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015

List Of Top 25 international research institutions and universities:

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: United States

2. Harvard University
Country: United States

3. Stanford University
Country: United States

4. University of California, Berkeley
Country: United States

5. Princeton University
Country: United States

6. California Institute of Technology
Country: United States

7. University of California, Santa Barbara
Country: United States

8. University of California San Francisco
Country: United States

9. Rice University
Country: United States

10 Weizmann Institute of Science
Country: Israel

11. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Country: United Kingdom

12. University of California, Santa Cruz
Country: United States

13. Yale University
Country: United States

14. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Country: United States

15. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Country: Switzerland

16. University of California, San Diego
Country: United States

17. University of Oxford
Country: United Kingdom

18. University of Chicago
Country: United States

19. Columbia University
Country: United States

20. University of California, Los Angeles
Country: United States

21. Northwestern University
Country: United States

22. University of Colorado, Boulder
Country: United States

23. University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom

24. University of Pennsylvania
Country: United States

25. ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich)
Country: Switzerland

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