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UvA ranked 64th in 2019/20 QS World University Ranking

June 25, 2019

The University of Amsterdam has come 64th in the QS World University Rankings. It is also in the top 20 universities in Europe according to the Times Higher Education Rankings 2019.

The University of Amsterdam has dropped seven places compared to last year when it was ranked 57th place. The top spot for a Dutch University goes to Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) at number 50. The UvA and TU Delft are the only Dutch universities ranked in the top 100.

Additionally, Amsterdam is ideally located in Europe and is a vibrant creative, cultural and business hub. It was ranked 11th out of more than 200 cities in Mercer’s 2019 global ‘Quality of Living Survey’.

Rankings by subject
QS published its World University Rankings by subject 2019 at the end of February. In this ranking, the UvA was listed in the global top-100 in 29 of the 48 subject areas defined by QS.

Methodology
The QS World University Rankings are compiled based on six criteria: academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), citations per faculty (20%), student to faculty ratio (20%), international faculty ratio (5%) and international student ratio (5%).