Erasmus University Rotterdam has risen slightly in the QS World University Rankings. In this year’s ranking of approximately 800 universities worldwide, the university is ranked at 90, two places higher than last year. The 90th place is the highest position of the Erasmus University in the QS World University Rankings since 2006. The Rotterdam based university is the fifth ranked Dutch university in the list.
The QS World University Rankings are compiled based on five indicators: academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), education quality (20%), citations (20%), proportion of international students (5%) and degree of internationalization (5%). Erasmus University scores particularly well on ’employer reputation’. Looking at the areas of research, the university has the highest position within the Netherlands in Social Sciences & Management. In Life Sciences & Medicine, the Erasmus University is ranked 3rd within the Netherlands. Al rankings can be found here.