World leading position
Utrecht University is recognised as a leading research university across the globe, ranking number 1 in the Netherlands on the universities table, which was recently published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University for Higher Education. In this league table, Utrecht University ranks 11th within Europe and 50th worldwide.
For four years now, Utrecht University has been the best Dutch university in this ranking, which is based on most cited scientists, the number of articles published in Nature & Science, the quality of the faculties and the number of Nobel Prize winners.
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