University of Luxembourg: 20th top young university
28 June 2021
The University of Luxembourg has been ranked 20th in the 2021 World Young University Rankings of the Times Higher Education (THE).
Top three in international outlook category
The University of Luxembourg performed particularly high in the international outlook category, coming in third position.
Its overall score was 59.84 across the categories teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.
The Young University Rankings considers universities aged 50 or younger. The top spot was occupied by Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Paris Sciences et Lettres, in France, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
The 2021 ranking includes more than 450 universities, up from 414 in 2020. The ranking is based on the results of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, using weightings adjusted to the characteristics of younger universities.
Among the world’s best 250 universities
In the World University Rankings, the University of Luxembourg stands at 201-250 among the top 1,527 universities worldwide. In addition, the university ranks among the top 25% of universities in the categories Teaching, Research and Citations.
THE World University Rankings are one of the most important university rankings worldwide. Indeed, it evaluates the strengths of universities in the categories Teaching, Research, International Outlook, Industry Income and Citations based on 13 performance indicators.
International to the core
Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is located on three campuses, in Belval, Kirchberg and Limpertsberg. The university brings together 6,783 students, including nearly 5,000 full-time students, who span some 130 different nationalities.
The University of Luxembourg is strongly research-oriented. It has a distinctly international outlook and its ambition is to produce top-class research output, addressing society’s challenges. It conducts cutting-edge research across multiple fields in its three faculties and three interdisciplinary research centres.
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