China dominates in first THE BRICS, emerging economies rankings

December 11, 2013

Times Higher Education has recently released its first-ever rankings of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and Emerging Economies university rankings. China has 4 universities in the list’s top 10 institutions, with Peking University and Tsinghua University at numbers one and 2, and 3 Turkish universities are in the top 10. The best represented countries overall are China (23) Taiwan (21), India (10), Turkey (7), South Africa and Thailand (5 each). Although they were among the 23 nations considered, no universities from Indonesia, Pakistan, Peru or the Philippines made the list. The BRICS and Emerging Economies ranking used the same methodology as THE’s World University Rankings. Times Higher Education