University ranking lists

University ranking lists use different methods to measure quality of universities and other institutions of higher education. Listed below are the rankings that are of relevance to Linköping University (LiU).

University rankings have been highly publicised in recent years and there are many actors within the field. The international rankings most relevant to Linköping University are: 

  • Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU)
  • QS World University Rankings 
  • Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings

Below, we have also included LiU’s position on a selection of ARWU’s subject specific rankings and rankings of young universities by QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings.

LiU on three university ranking listsShow/Hide content

Academic Ranking of World Universities

Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2019: LiU's place: 301–400 (349)

Academic Ranking or World Universities – Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

In four of the Shanghai list's subject rankings 2019, LiU can be found among the top 100: Nursing (50), Telecommunication Engineering (51–75), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (76–100), Energy Science and Engineering (76–100).

QS World University Rankings

QS Quacquarelli Symonds
2021: LiU's place: 362


QS Top 50 Universities Under 50

QS Quacquarelli Symonds
2020: LiU's place: 40

THE World University Rankings 

Times Higher Education
2020-21: LiU:s plats: 401–500 (411)

THE Young University Rankings

2019: LiU's place: 73

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