A survey held by 'The Centre for World University Rankings' (CWUR) has listed out the top 100 universities in the world for the year 2013.
The CWUR has revealed the list of top 100 universities based on the Global university performance that measures the quality of education and training of students as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their research without relying on the surveys and university data submission.
The CWUR has made use of significant seven objectives, and robust indicators to rank the world's top 100 universities.
The objectives are as following:
- Quality of faculty members, measured by the number of academics who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals.
- Publications, measured by the number of research papers appearing in reputable international journals.
- Influence, measured by the number of research papers appearing in highly-influential journals.
- Citations, measured by the number of highly-cited research papers.
- Patents, measured by the number of international patent filings.
- Alumni employment, measured by the number of a university's alumni who currently hold ceo positions at the world's top 2000 public companies relative to the university's size
- Quality of education, measured by the number of a university's alumni who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals relative to the university's size.
Here is the list of Top 15 Universities.
About the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR):
In addition to providing consultation for governments and universities, the Center for World University Rankings aims to provide the most comprehensive university rankings available, which are trusted by students, academics, university administrators, and government officials from around the world.