06 April 2022

Linköping University has been named as one of the world’s 100 best
higher education institutions in the care sciences. In three other subjects,
LiU comes among the 200 best universities in the world. This is according to
this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Flags with LiU-logo against blue sky with clouds
Tailwind. Many of LiU’s subjects are higherup the ranking list than last time. Credit: Anna Nilsen. Anna Nilsen

Subjects on the top

In the international comparison, Linköping University has been named one of the world's foremost universities in 17 of a total of 51 subjects. In the 2022 ranking, just over 1500 institutions from 88 different countries were compared.

Since the last rankings were compiled, a quarter of subjects at LiU have risen up the list. Alongside the care sciences, materials science, engineering - electrical & electronic and educational sciences are the three other subjects that have come highest up the lists. Materials science is in the 100–150 range, and the two other subjects in the 151–200 range.

The British QS ranking is counted as one of the three largest and major global ranking lists, alongside the British Times Higher Education list and the Chinese Shanghai list. The ranking is based on the universities’ status and citations in academic journals.

• More information about the survey: Top Universities

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