Utrecht University in World Top 65

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In the latest rankings according to Webometrics, Utrecht University have been placed

64th in the world

7th in Europe

and are the TOP Dutch University.

Harvard University was once again emerged as the best institution of higher learning in the world, coming second was Stanford University, followed by MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley and the University of Michigan. The University of Washington, Cornell University, Columbia University New York, and the University of Pennsylvania are seven, eight, nine, and ten worldwide.

Take a look at their web pages to see how the rankings are collated.

Universities are measured by the following:

 PRESENCE  Size (number of webpages) of the main webdomain of the institution. It includes all the subdomains
sharing the same (central or main) webdomain and all the file types including rich files like pdf documents
VISIBILITY  Number of external networks (subnets) originating backlinks to the institution’s webpages
After normalization, the average value between the two sources is selected
  Number of citations from Top authors according to the source
But see Transparent Ranking for additional info
 Google Scholar
10 %
  Number of papers amongst the top 10% most cited in 26 disciplines
Data for the five year period (2012-2016)
 Scimago35 %


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Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.

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